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Old 03-09-2009, 07:55 PM
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distro block question..

So I want to run one run of 0awg from the batt to a distro block in the truck and run my amps off 4awg. do they make distro blocks with volt meters on them?

also, could I share a good ground the same way to mak the install nice and clean?
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also, about the fuses, how do I know how big of a fuse to get?
my amps are in my sig.
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Old 03-09-2009, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Nightendday View Post
also, about the fuses, how do I know how big of a fuse to get?
my amps are in my sig.
Yes something like this? http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=60 69
For the fuse just add up the total fuses on your amps and get that.
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Old 03-09-2009, 08:13 PM
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Yes something like this? http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=60 69
For the fuse just add up the total fuses on your amps and get that.
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the cadence is easy, 40amps
however, my audioque is a little confusing 40Amp X 3 (Linked 240 Amp) wouldn't that be 120amps?
also, when it says of 30 to 150 amps per circuit, does that mean per output?
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Originally Posted by Nightendday View Post
the cadence is easy, 40amps
however, my audioque is a little confusing 40Amp X 3 (Linked 240 Amp) wouldn't that be 120amps?
also, when it says of 30 to 150 amps per circuit, does that mean per output?
Ok don't know about the 30 - 150 amps per circuit. The 240A linked is when you strap 2 of them together. So you have 120 + 40 = 160amps. So you will be fine with a 150amp fuse as I doubt you will ever draw 160amps listening to music. PLaying test tones doing burps maybe but for daily 150A is fine. 0/1ga power and ground and big3 is a must though to provide enough juice for them.
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Distibution block with voltmeter, not sure if anyone makes one.. but there are TONS of capicitors with digital displays that take ring terminals. You could use the cap as the distribution block.
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Originally Posted by Sikk Nation View Post
Distibution block with voltmeter, not sure if anyone makes one.. but there are TONS of capicitors with digital displays that take ring terminals. You could use the cap as the distribution block.
I'd rather not look like a noob with the cap in my trunk! lol
No i ebayed it and found a few different models that look like they will work just fine.

Now the ground thing, can i use another distro block to route both amps to one ground?
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Originally Posted by Nightendday View Post

Now the ground thing, can i use another distro block to route both amps to one ground?
Absolutely, that is what I do and it works great with no problems. I have 2 spares you could have, but they are 1x 4ga in and 4x 8ga out, would not work for you with 0/1ga though. If you get 1x 0ga in and 2x 4ga out you will be golden.
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