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How to run 2 4 ohm dvc subs at 1 ohm

 

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Username: Rick_ross

Post Number: 1
Registered: May-06
I have 2 4 ohm dvc subs and need to hook them up at 1 ohm to a amp that is 1100 rms x 1. Right now i have them each hooked up to seperate amps bridged on them for 500 rms at 4 ohms. would i take them out of the box and change the way they are wired or keep them like that. Also both subs have seperate speaker wire so if the amp is 1100 x 1 do you put both + from the subs into the 1 + on the amp and both - from the subs into the 1 - on the amp?
 

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Username: Alias747

MN

Post Number: 925
Registered: Apr-05
So you are saying that you have each sub hooked up to a 2 channel amp brigded @ 4-ohms? Sorry but there is no way to hook up a DVC 4-ohm sub for 4 ohms, it's not possible. As for hooking up the 2 subs together to make a 1 ohm load on the mono amp, that is possible. Just do a parrallel/parallel hook up and yeild a final 1 ohm load.
 

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Username: Juliob

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Post Number: 619
Registered: Dec-05
www.the12volt.com hit the link woofer wiring so you can figure it out jeje
 

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Username: Tjmutlow

Post Number: 2111
Registered: Sep-05
Isaac, you can hook 2 dual 4 to a 4ohm bridged,
 

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Username: Killerzracing71

Fredericksburg, Virginia United states

Post Number: 800
Registered: Aug-05
i think he says how to hook up 2 dual 4ohm subs to make 1 ohm.....http://www.rockfordfosgate.com/rftech/wiringwizard.asp?WoofQty=2+woofers&WoofImp =Dual+Voice+Coil+-+4+ohms+x+2...or if u have two outputs (like my Mb quart Raa-1000) u can just wire each sub up for 2 ohms....and run into each output...

but just twist the wire together...an put it into the amp...

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Username: James_g

TN

Post Number: 489
Registered: Jul-05
Ty,

He's using two amps right now. Only way he could have it at 4 ohms is if he's using two 4-channel amps bridged, which would be a little weird.
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