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Old 11-04-2007, 02:39 PM
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ohm loads

i have a quad coil sub and im wondering what my ohm load options are..... and i have a mono block amp.

they are 1.5 ohms each.
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Old 11-04-2007, 03:10 PM
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need more info - what kind of monoblock amp, what do you plan on doing with it? (cuz if you are burping you could drop as low as 0.375 ohms as long as the amp can handle it)
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Old 11-04-2007, 03:14 PM
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you will probably want a 1.5 ohm load tho using both series and parallel methods
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Old 11-04-2007, 03:33 PM
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ma audio hk-4000d
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Old 11-04-2007, 03:49 PM
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explain your whole setup- have you upgraded your electrical? are you going to only burp or is this also going to run daily? what are you running for wire? are you running 12 volt -16 volt setup?

1.5 ohms is more than likely what you are gonna wanna run
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your options are

6 ohm
0.375 ohm
1.5 ohm

all depends on how u wire it. for competition/burping i'd go with 0.375 ohm (absolutely no music), for daily music i'd go with 1.5 ohm.
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Old 11-04-2007, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Prolifik View Post
your options are

6 ohm
0.375 ohm
1.5 ohm

all depends on how u wire it. for competition/burping i'd go with 0.375 ohm (absolutely no music), for daily music i'd go with 1.5 ohm.
i could pretty much gaurentee that this amp will not handle 0.375ohms tho, even on sine waves (its rated at 2 ohms @14.4 volts and doesnt like to be dropped too low)
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Old 11-04-2007, 04:07 PM
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yah maybe, u never know. i'd give it a try for competition purposes even tho its very competition oriented amp.
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Old 11-04-2007, 04:41 PM
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yah maybe, u never know. i'd give it a try for competition purposes even tho its very competition oriented amp.
Even ma's 10kw amp is designed to be run at 2 ohms, i had an hk4000 that was very Protect happy at .5 - 1ohm and fried at .5 ohm (but i didnt have the elecrical to back it + it was a refurb amp) this is why i wanted to know what kinda system he has put together, see if his car can even handle the amp at that power
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well im gettin one of the batt's that prolifik is selling later this week....and as for wire im going to have 4 runs of 1/0 welders cable ( 2 pos- 2 neg)
stock alt (for now)

and how would i wire it to go down to 0.375 ohms?
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