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Old 10-25-2007, 07:17 PM
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Quick question!

Right now, I have 2 - 10"s wired @ 1ohm hooked up to my amp, and my friend has 1 - 12 wired @ 4ohms in his car. Would it be alright to connect them all to my amp (rockford t5001 b.d) just to hear it for a while?

How would be the best way to wire it up?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-25-2007, 08:47 PM
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I would strongly recommend against it. It's hell on the amplifier... Just my $0.02...

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Right now, I have 2 - 10"s wired @ 1ohm hooked up to my amp, and my friend has 1 - 12 wired @ 4ohms in his car. Would it be alright to connect them all to my amp (rockford t5001 b.d) just to hear it for a while?

How would be the best way to wire it up?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Mick
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:56 PM
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u can do it but the amp will probably protect as soon as you begin to turn up the volume if not right off the bat.

all u'd have to do is wire all positives together and all negatives together and hook that up to the amp.

or u can hook it up in series, in this case the amp will work fine but it wont put out half the power.
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Old 10-25-2007, 10:37 PM
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not a good idea unless you want to come and buy a new amp
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Old 10-29-2007, 04:20 PM
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Well, I didn't read the reply in time and I tried it anyways the other day. I just hooked up postive/negative to the same thing on the terminals from my box and everything worked great, it sounded good. But since you guys said its really bad im guessing I shouldn't do that anymore!!


Is it REALLY that bad? It didn't seem like there was a lack of power, and it still pounded like crazy.
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Old 10-30-2007, 12:24 AM
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2 12" 4 ohm wired parallel running off the amp @ 1 ohm s alright though isnt it? or will my amp protect?
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:26 AM
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Two 4 ohm subwoofers in parallel present a 2 ohm load to your amplifier. Unless, of course you were referring to two 4 ohm DVC woofers...

It's worth noting that *most* amplifiers on the market are *not* stable driving a 1 ohm mono load.

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2 12" 4 ohm wired parallel running off the amp @ 1 ohm s alright though isnt it? or will my amp protect?
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:15 AM
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it is a hifonics bxi 2006d, which states it can be run at 1 ohm fine im just wondering if it'll last longer than a few months haha
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:28 AM
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so i cant edit my post.....

but i did mean two 4 ohm DVC woofers @ 1 ohm
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Old 10-31-2007, 07:44 AM
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That amplifier does claim to produce 2000 watts rms @ 1ohm. My only advice then, in that case is to make sure there are no weak links in your electrical system, because a 2000 watt amplifer will bring them out in a hurry. Use a minimum of good quality 2 gauge power wire, make sure your ground is perfect, upgrade the OEM chassis ground on your battery, possibly your alternator and many other things. At 2000 watts, an amplifier will be drawing serious current...enough to cause damage to more than itself if the install is not A++

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it is a hifonics bxi 2006d, which states it can be run at 1 ohm fine im just wondering if it'll last longer than a few months haha
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