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Old 04-17-2007, 06:35 PM
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What kind of amp should i get?

Hi I have a 12" 1200 watt subwoofer (300 Watts Rms)

What kind of amp should i get.

i no i only need a 2 channel amp but i need
to no what kind of amp to get
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Old 04-17-2007, 06:41 PM
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any amp that will do 300-600Wrms should be fine if your sub is 4 ohm single voice coil.
if it is a dual 4 ohm or a dual 2 ohm configuration look into a mono amp.
but bridging a 2 channel should be fine as long as you dont run it under the recomended ohm stability...
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what if the amp says 240 watts and its a 2 channel amp and it has 4 OHMs? will that work?
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Old 04-17-2007, 06:57 PM
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it wont be too too loud, but yeah if the sub is a 4 ohm sub, and you bridge the amp to get a 4 ohm mono load it should be just fine.
just dont crank the gains on the amp so you dont blow the sub from using distorted power. at the point where your speakers start to crackel and sound distorted should be the point where your sub is the loudest withought sounding distorted.
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what if i get the same thing but um like 800 watts insstead of the 240 watts?
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Old 04-17-2007, 07:05 PM
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oh 240W max. um yeah if your talking max numbers look for rms numbers.
240 max is like what 120Wrms.
that would sound kinda sloppy.
get something thats like 800-1000W max as its to little to overpower your sub but will still be loud.(fairly, how loud can 1 sony be really)
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i say look for an amp around 300 to 400 rms you should be set
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