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Old 01-17-2012, 12:27 PM
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i bought this set up for my ranger, and i was wondering if i could run an 800 watt or 1000 watt with them without blowing out my subs, thanks
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Default Re: can i run a bigger amp with this set up?

What's your setup? I have 2 12" subs that are running on a 1000w Amp. No problems and they have been going since 2009.
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What's your setup? I have 2 12" subs that are running on a 1000w Amp. No problems and they have been going since 2009.
here, sorry i ment to put it in the thread

http://www.ebay.com/itm/93-03-Ford-R...item336518d2ce
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Im guessing that those subs are SVC 300 watt. so, they can be wired for a 2ohm load. This means you need to have an amp that puts out 600w at 2ohm. Dont go anything bigger or you will blow the subs.

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here, sorry i ment to put it in the thread

http://www.ebay.com/itm/93-03-Ford-R...item336518d2ce
It's fine, man. Not a problem.

Yeah, what he said above me. Stop at 600w.
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Im guessing that those subs are SVC 300 watt. so, they can be wired for a 2ohm load. This means you need to have an amp that puts out 600w at 2ohm. Dont go anything bigger or you will blow the subs.

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so the 300 watt amp i have now is the biggest i can go?
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That depends on your sub type. If your subs can handle and pull the watts at the given ohms, then your fine.
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That depends on your sub type. If your subs can handle and pull the watts at the given ohms, then your fine.
well how do i know that? i mean it is 2 10's shouldnt a 800 or 1000 watt be fine? i know people that run one 12 inch subs with 1000watts
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no, it could be DVC, SVC, 4ohm, 2ohm. That all plays a part in how many watts it will draw from the amp.

You can easily run a 300w 12 from a 1000w amp. If its SVC, 4ohm. It would only draw 1/4 of the power from the amp. Say you have a 1 ch. 1000w amp, with a 4ohm load, it would only draw 250w of power, 5o watts below the 300
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i bought this set up for my ranger, and i was wondering if i could run an 800 watt or 1000 watt with them without blowing out my subs, thanks
An 800 watts RMS amp will be OK, if you set the gain with a DMM for 600 watts output. Not sure you can set any 1000 watt amp to only output 600 watts.

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no, it could be DVC, SVC, 4ohm, 2ohm. That all plays a part in how many watts it will draw from the amp.

You can easily run a 300w 12 from a 1000w amp. If its SVC, 4ohm. It would only draw 1/4 of the power from the amp. Say you have a 1 ch. 1000w amp, with a 4ohm load, it would only draw 250w of power, 5o watts below the 300
NO.

The subs are 300 watts RMS each. They are SVC 4 ohm each. Wired together properly, they will present a 2 ohm load to the amp. Any amp will 'see' the same 2 ohm load, regardless what the amp's power output is.
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Old 01-17-2012, 08:03 PM
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Default Re: can i run a bigger amp with this set up?

so it would be pointless getting a bigger amp
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Dude. I don't know what to say. Get a couple 18" Focals ?

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Dude. I don't know what to say. Get a couple 18" Focals ?

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_09146KX...rank14%5d18%22
Right... Focals. lol.
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Ok, I looked up the specs of your amp. It puts out 300w at 2ohms to 1ch. This means you are supplying 150w to each of your subs. You will need to get a bigger amp. You need an amp that puts out 600w at 2ohm load.

Still assuming your subs are svc 4ohm.

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the other problem, you paid way to much for that kit.

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How bout you give us the numbers right from the sub. The site says 3oow for the pair, so 150w each.... that seems really low for subs
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The set he is looking at has 2 subs in boxes, 150 watts RMS each, 4 ohms. The amp puts out 300 watts RMS to 2 ohms. Just right. He has what he needs right there. What's up ?
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