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Old 04-12-2007, 10:16 PM
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are the subs 2 or 4 ohms?
1 or 2 VC ?
if it is 2 vc are the vc 1 or 2 ohms
an amp if it was made to do 2 ohms will by how you wire it not a switch
at 2ohms is 225 not 450
When it says 225W x 2 @ 2 ohms does that mean its giving 225W to each sub, or both?
so each sub is getting 112 to each sub
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Old 04-12-2007, 10:58 PM
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If each woofer has a single 8ohm coil then you can put them in parallel for a 4ohm load........ look for an amp that does 300+ watts into 4ohms......... there are many 2ch amp to choose from that will run 4ohms bridged and put out that amount of power.......


IF they are dual 8ohm subs then you can wire all coils in parallel for 2ohms OR run a 4ch amp bridged to 2 4ohm stable channels and run 1 woofer on each......


If you still don't understand you better google 'basic car audio' and start reading the first site that comes up......
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Old 04-12-2007, 11:39 PM
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After looking at that amp and based on the subs that you have presently, that amp will deliver 175w rms into 4 ohms. With your two 8 ohm subs wired in a parallel circuit, this means that the 175w is going to be split equally into the two subs, giving them 87.5 w each. Not the best choice of amp to subs.

(1) are these subs going to be a long term keeper or something to get you by for now?
(2) do you know what a parallel circuit is?
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Old 04-13-2007, 12:42 PM
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Consider if you are going to be changing to say a pair of 4 ohms subs down the road. If you are going to be, consider a amp like the original Rockford that you were looking at, just it's bigger brother. Buy your amp once, not twice. If it is a case of budgeting, any of the amps listed will do the job. If you really want some power, I have one Pioneer Premiere amp that will do the job for you now and in the future. Interested, drop me a PM.
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