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Old 09-30-2010, 01:07 PM   #1
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Cool What amp do i need??

so if i purchase this Enclosure with the Subs installed: eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

what size amp do i need....2 channel, 4 channel, bridged, how many watts... etc...

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sub specs:
Kicker C10 10" Subwoofer Single 4 Ohm 150 Watts (10C10-4)
Power Handling:
Peak Power: 300 Watts
RMS Power: 150 Watts
Impedance: Single 4 Ohm
Sensitivity: 86.2
Frequency Response: 30-500 Hz


will these subs still bump the wrangler?

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Old 09-30-2010, 08:08 PM   #2
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you should go for 1channel amp, unless you want to connect speakers aswell, 2 and 4 channel means, how many different spekakers or subs ur sending power too. and just look for a amp with 150rms power, i dont knwo any right off the top of my head. just look around im sure youll find

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shouldn't the amp be 300 rms, since each sub is 150....
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:30 AM   #4
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OH theres two subs alright well no, because then it sends 300rms power to one sub, alright that clears thing abit, so your going to need a 2 channel amp with 2x 150rms watts and preferrably 600w max power
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:33 AM   #5
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and make sure its a 2 channel, which supports 4ohm to both speakers
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Old 10-02-2010, 01:17 PM   #6
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Pay particular attention to the impedance of your system, and that which your amp can handle. Wiring in parallel will bring your overall impedance down to 2 ohms (and allow you to run a mono amp or a 2 channel amp in bridged mode)...you need to make sure your amp can handle that. On the other hand, wiring in series will push you up to 8 ohms, which will rob you of available power (not the best terms to describe it, but basically you won't be taking advantage of what the amp can offer). Wiring into a 2 channel is an option, though I've personally never seen the point (unless we're talking about speakers). But again, gotta pay attention to the impedance.

This one:

JVC Arsenal KS-AR8002D 2-channel car amplifier — 150 watts RMS x 2 at Crutchfield Signature

would work well wired as 2 channels.

This one:

Rockford Fosgate Punch P300-1 Mono subwoofer amplifier 300 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms at Crutchfield Signature

would work if you wired your subs in parallel.

Thats not even getting into quality, but should at least help you to eliminate amps that won't work.
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Old 10-02-2010, 04:22 PM   #7
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out of those two i would say that the RF would be the better deal, it runs stable at 2 ohms so if you wire your subs in parallel you could put out.
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:32 PM   #8
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out of those two i would say that the RF would be the better deal, it runs stable at 2 ohms so if you wire your subs in parallel you could put out.
I was really just using those as examples. There are plenty of companies to choose from. Personally, I've always been a RF fan when it comes to subs and amps...but that doesn't mean everyone has to be.
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I wouldn't go any smaller than double your peak wattage on the subs. The amps aren't a whole lot more and they run alot better if they aren't gained up all the way

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