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Down side of running two sub amps?

Old 01-10-2004, 09:39 PM
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Is there one? I need a mono amp to power my two MTX 6000's but i cant spend more than 200$, i have a 600 watt KAC-729S at the moment that wont power both of these subs. Is it worth it to just buy another kenwood amp off ebay and run each sub to its own amp or is that not as good as using one mono amp? Also my Deck only has one rca output so will that hurt me?
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Old 01-10-2004, 10:17 PM
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Well you will have less voltage going to each of the RCA's which will give you less output on the amps and maybe the altnator might not be able to keep up with the two amps. and thats all I can think of
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Old 01-10-2004, 10:37 PM
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If the subs aren't in seperate enclosers, It can be tricky to set the gains so the subs "match".
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Old 01-10-2004, 10:41 PM
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maybe I am assuming a bit much (yeah yeah, makes an '*** out of u and me' but isnt each amp slightly, maybe not noticably, different in its exact output?

isnt that why birth sheets are generally referred to , for individual amps?

like two amps of the same model might differ in output by a few watts? Or is that ridiculous?
(maybe one was built on a friday or something)
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Old 01-11-2004, 03:36 AM
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I'd hit it. That's what I'm doing anyway.
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Old 01-11-2004, 07:15 AM
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Thanks guys...i already have my box built however.
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Old 01-11-2004, 11:37 AM
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If you use a DMM and some test tones, I don't think it would be too difficult to level match the amps.

But if you're going to use the internal cross-overs, I think it'll be a bit more challenging setting them so that they are identical.
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Old 01-11-2004, 12:16 PM
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Did you separate the chambers in your box? if you didn't, yo can always add 1 board right in the middle, vertically to separate the chambers, effectively giving you 2 boxes.

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Old 01-11-2004, 01:20 PM
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^^ yes i know but my box has a slot port on the side of it. I think im gonna go with a 2 channel 800 watt kenwood from FS. Will that power them?
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