|09-16-2013 10:33 AM|
|09-16-2013 09:24 AM|
|09-16-2013 09:13 AM|
|Dannyj4446||If you wire the speakers in series you can effectively drop the ohms to 2 ohm. At least I think it's series if not its parallel . You will lose your left and right balance in the soundbar but you really don't need it.|
|09-09-2013 11:10 PM|
|09-09-2013 10:24 PM|
|Beeg||Is there any way to add an amp behind the factory one via a wiring harness, without having to go directly to the head unit?|
|09-09-2013 10:19 PM|
|09-09-2013 06:41 PM|
Yeah, the factory Premium amps in the JK's run at two ohms for all channels. Very rare...but that is what we are stuck with.
The Kicker's (77Kick10's) are 4 ohms....which is pretty dumb for a Mopar drop in....and I was dumb for buying them.
The Infinity Kappa's are about the only ones I know of as well.
|09-09-2013 06:25 PM|
|09-09-2013 11:22 AM|
|Beeg||Thanks for the replys, I think I am going to look into replacing the amp and run 4ohm speakers.|
|09-09-2013 10:40 AM|
|woansleftpeg||Infinity Kappas are about the only half decent option I can think of, but as Matt says you'll find that good 2 ohm speakers are fairly uncommon. If you're trying to improve the sound while retaining the stock amp, you're pursuing an impossible dream - the output of the factory amp is too anaemic to get a decent set of speakers into their optimum operating zone.|
|09-09-2013 10:28 AM|
|Jerry Bransford||I understand amps, speakers, & impedences, I built my first stereo amp back in the 60's and could give the formula for impedence from memory. I just haven't seen any amps that only had a 2 ohm output tap where the only speaker impedence choice was 2 ohms. And connecting a 2 ohm speaker just to try to get the amp to put out more power isn't the way to go unless the amp was specifically designed for that low of an impedence.|
|09-09-2013 08:02 AM|
There just aren't many choices out there. Kicker has a drop in replacement but it does not have a separate component tweeter. I think infinity might make a set. That is all I know of.
To answer the other person. The only reason you would need a 2ohm speaker is to keep the factory amp which is rated at 2ohms per channel and underpowered at that. If you put in 4ohm speakers, you are effectively cutting power in half and making your stereo more quiet, not louder or clearer.
|09-09-2013 01:51 AM|
|Jerry Bransford||Why is the speaker impedence that important to you and, especially, why would you want 2 ohm speakers?|
|09-08-2013 11:10 PM|
Best 2ohm speakers
As everyone already knows the factory Alpine speakers suck, what are the best 2ohm speakers?