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Old 11-03-2007, 02:44 AM
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Mono Block Amp Question

Hey, so I'm looking into getting 2 Rockford Fosgate P210D4's. The RMS ratings on them say 250watts, what I'm wondering is if I power them with a Rockford Fosgate P300-1 running at 2ohms(300watts RMS) will i be over powering the subs? or would the amp slit the 300 watts between the subs making it 150watts to each sub?

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Old 11-03-2007, 04:29 AM
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Two subs will share the 300 watt load, and each will get 150 watts. You will be underpowering them, but will do the trick.
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would it be worth getting a bigger amp then or would they still pound pretty good?
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if you want pounding bass, you need more power. If you just want a nice solid bottom end, it'll do the trick. Again, this all depends on your idea of "pounding bass"...
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Ok, so if I'm understanding this right, if i want pounding Bass i would need a 600watt RMS Mono Block amp?
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600 watts at least.
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Old 11-04-2007, 12:50 AM
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I looked at your subs. They appear to be dual 4 ohmers. So if you want to run these two subs, you cannot get a monoblock. These subs will give you 4 ohm load when bridged, and not many monoblocks give you a lot of power at that load. If you already have the subs, and set on using them, then you may consider getting a 2-channel amp, and run them in stereo at 2 ohm load. You must be kinda new to this ohm stuff If you still want to use a monoblock, you may want to get the subs in dual 2 ohm configuration.
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Old 11-04-2007, 02:14 AM
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I do already have the subs, and I am new to the whole car audio stuff, i do know a little bit, but when it comes to the details I'm useless. So my best bet would be to get a 2-channel amp that puts out about 250watts RMS @ 2ohms per channel or 4 ohms per channel? would i wire the subs together or individually?

Would I wire each sub like this and then connect them to the left and right channel?
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Or would i wire them like this and bridge my connection?


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I'd advise against getting a 2-channel amp since they are not as energy efficient as a mono block and more exspsensive for a given amount of power.
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