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    Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    Just purchased a 2nd Kicker Comp 10C104 sub (150w rms) to add to my existing one, which is currently powered by a Kenwood KAC-5204 2 channel Amp:

    http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113KAC5...ures_and_specs


    Will this still be enough for them? Or should i upgrade, and if i decide to use this, i'm thinking of wiring them in parallel 4+4 = 2 ohm. Will this push the amp too hard?

    I'm planning on a vented box. Might go sealed. I dont want my car to rattle.

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    your amp list 2ohm as a compatible spec.

    you COULD run them both off the amp, assuming your wiring and charging system is in good shape, youd be seeing about 70w/each. thats not really that bad, but its not gonna be a block quaker or anything like that.

    If you upgrade, what would you upgrade to?

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    If i do i'll most likely go Kicker as well Perhaps something like this:

    http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_29816_Kicker-DX400.4-11DX400.4.html

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    ot looking to vibrate house windows, just a little more oomph, i also wanna wire my door and rear shelf speakers to a seperate amp.

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    that amp wired right would probably be almost perfectly matched to those speakers.

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    So should i wire as

    sub(4ohm) - sub(4ohm) - to > amp -

    + + to > amp + ?


    In parallel?

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    that made no sense haha, the amp you listed is a 4channel bridgeable. the terminals are the bottom left on this pick, and they are stacked front is prob on top rear on bottom



    bridged.jpg

    note: the red and black wires on the top speaker do not need to cross or splice, that was just the way i drew it

    so instead of using 4 channels to power 4 speakers, youll be using 2 channels each speaker. according to the specs, this will give you about 140 watts RMS

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    Here's the terminals on my amp


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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    o i thought you were upgrading. in that case
    bridged2.jpg

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    Re: Amp+ Sub(s) combo question

    Thanks man, much much appreciated, now i have know how for my current and a future amp if i upgrade, thanks!

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