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  1. Hi there, anyone knows anything about this amp? I saw that's it's rates 2.9kw @ 1ohm, that's max or rms ? I cannot find any information about it. Nothing on the amp performance, and on the forum is one topic from 2007. Guts in the attachment Thanks a lot for any information.
  2. 2 subwoofer 2amps for each subwoofer, stock battery stock alternator. Amp: Alpine Mrv500 Subwoofer #1 Renegade 12inch Subwoofer #2 Pioneer champion series Ts-W309D4, wired dual 4ohm Can each amp handle these subwoofers? I'm only asking because my Apline Mrv-500 get to hot to touch, so I am concerned. Both amps running off the stock battery with a distribution block for the power cable. Ps don't ask why I have 2 different subs, the other pioneer blew...
  3. Hey everyone. I have 2x audiopipe txx-bdc4 15s rated at 1400 watts rms on 2 strapped audiopipe apdli2000.1d amps 2000watt rms each 8 guage wires going from subs (series parallel 2ohm dvc = 2ohm total / as split final 1 ohm each) and a 6 guage from negative to negative on strapped amps. ( I had it laying around.) I notice master amp stays a bit cooler than the slave. The amp manual also states you should just the same gauge wire from negative to negative when strapping. Why? And could the bigger size be causing this effect? Thanks a ton!
  4. So I’m getting no output from my subwoofers. Brand new pioneer deck and brand new audiopipe 2k. I have 2 d4 12s wired to 1 ohm and that’s what it reads at the amp when the car is off. But when I turn the car on it reads -2 or -3ohms so that’s obviously why I just don’t know what to do I’ve tried everything. Tried 3 diff sets of rcas
  5. i have 4 kenwood kfc 6x8s that are 80 wrms. what amp would be best to power them. I was thinking about getting the rockford t400-4 which is 60wrmsx4 but theyre very underrated and most get around 80wrmsx4+the power from the which is about 22wrms. would this be too much to power them with and how should i set the freq and other stuff on the amp? thanks EDIT: i also found a memphis audio srx 4.300 this looks a lot better
  6. Not trying to get stuck on a topic everyone has seen and read before but im looking for the best amp out of the two ive found to give me enough power and fits within my small budget. The amps are re audio ctx 3200.1 which is a 2013 model pushing 1200 rms at 1 ohms or the hifonics zrx1800.1pushing 1800 rms. They are the same price. I know from the rms alot of people will say the zrx but would the re has better sound.. here the specs Ctx3200.1 RMS Power @ 4 ohms 400 watts x 1 channels RMS Power @ 2 ohms 750 watts x 1 channels RMS Power @ 1 ohm 1200 watts x 1 channels Peak Power Output 3200 watts x 1 channels Amplifier Specifications Amplifier Class DE Number of Channels 1 - Mono Total Peak Power Output 3200 watts Total RMS Power Output 1200 watts Maximum Input Gauge Size 4 AWG Minimum Impedance Unbridged 1 ohms Minimum Impedance Bridged Not Bridgeable THD at Rated RMS Power 0.03% Speaker Level Inputs No Preamp Outputs 1 pair Built-in Crossover Low-pass (LP) Low-Pass Crossover Frequency 40 - 250 Hz Subsonic Filter 15 - 40 Hz Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80 dB Bass Boost 0 - 18 dB Bass/Gain Remote Yes Fan Cooled No Fuse Rating 30A x 3 CEA-2006 Compliant No Strappable No Zxr1800.1 RMS Power @ 4 ohms 500 watts x 1 channels RMS Power @ 2 ohms 900 watts x 1 channels RMS Power @ 1 ohm 1800 watts x 1 channels Amplifier Specifications Amplifier Series Zeus Amplifier Class D Number of Channels 1 - Mono Total RMS Power Output 1800 watts Maximum Input Gauge Size 4 AWG Minimum Impedance Unbridged 1 ohms THD at Rated RMS Power 0.10% Speaker Level Inputs No Preamp Outputs 1 pair Built-in Crossover Low-pass (LP) Low-Pass Crossover Frequency 30 - 250 Hz Subsonic Filter 15 - 35 Hz Signal-to-Noise Ratio 95 dB Bass Boost 0 - 10 dB Bass/Gain Remote Yes Fan Cooled No Fuse Rating 60A x 2 CEA-2006 Compliant No
  7. This will be my first post here on the site. Im currently running the American bass xfl 12" subs in a q bomb pro box off a hifonics brz 2400.1 with a red top under the hood in a 95 Avalon. So I need help designing a box where my subs face the rear but my port is facing the cab. I want the port in the center bc I want it blowing through the "arm rest hole" of the back seat. I will be posting a few drawing of what I have drawn up. no measurements yet, just ideas im playing with. This box I've designed is an L shaped ported box with the port in the back. what do you guys think??? will it work?? *******The blue represents the air flow. I also drew braces in the back....
  8. im lookin to buy a soundigital sd16k have cash, and or trade (nice BNIB 4k amp) lookin for asap.
  9. Hello, i have a quick question i would appreciate the help. I ordered a 220 amp spx dc alternator, do you think it would be enough to handle a 2000 watt hifonics amp Along with 2kicker L7 15s.( soon upgrading to dc level 4) i bought a new yellow top optima That i could install when i get my alternator.
  10. My current system is an Alpine CDE (forgot the exact model number), Clarion EQS746, 2 Skar Audio VXI65 component sets, 2 Skar VVX 12's, an MB Quart 125.4, and a Skar 1500.1d. I have alrady set my gains with a DMM, but I have access to an oscilloscope at school, and plan on tuning my system with that sometime this week for better accuracy. My questions are: How do I find the clipping point of my head unit, and equalizer combo? I'm assuming I can use the procedure described in the DD-1 manual on how to find the head unit's clipping point through the amplifier. It basically says to play a test tone with the speakers disconnected, the gain turned all the way down, the probes hooked up to the positive and negative speaker outputs, and then it says to gradually increase the head unit volume until distortion is shown on the oscilloscope. I plan to do this procedure with the equalizer flattened out, and its volume and subwoofer levels turned all the way up, using a 1kHz -0dB track for my mids and highs amp, and a 40Hz -0dB track for my bass amp. Then I would keep the head unit at the average of those two numbers. Would this be a correct way for determining what volume my head unit and equalizer combo clips at? Any and all help is appreciated. Thanks in advance!
  11. I just got two Powerbass 3xl 12 inch subs and im currently running them off a 1500 watt Crunch Powerzone amp and im looking to upgrade to a Powerbass amp and i was wondering if i should just go with a 2,000 watt amp or just go ahead and get the 3,000 watter? either way would 1 do the job of collapsing lungs or should i get 2 and hook one to each subs so i can remove concrete with my car? Thanks for any and all info
  12. Can anyone give me a push in the right direction? I'm torn between these three. This is powering one Alpine type X 12 (1000 rms) in a downfiring ported box in my boat. Concerns Overheating on extremely hot days Damp environment (Amp mounted in safe place but it is a boat. Fresh water only) Amp efficiency (Boat alternators are low amperage) RF M1200-1D 800w @ 2 Ohm $232.00 Pro: Marine grade Good reputation Con: Least watts JL JX1000/1D 1000w @ 2 Ohm $278.00 Pro: Tried and true Con: Expensive Hifonics BRZ1700-1D 1200w @ 2 Ohm Pro: Most watts $199.00 Cheap Con: Questionable reliability
  13. i have the materials for the big three and that should be done sometime this week but was looking into second batteries and don't want to go too overkill on power and spend too much. will the big three and the hc600 battery keep my voltage safe and the amp from clipping or should i get the hc800? i have this all in an 01 monte ls with the 3.4 lt v6 with stock alt. the amp is pushing a nightshade v1 15 with psi recone
  14. Hey im thinking of getting 2 Sundown Audio e series 12s but i was wondering what a good amp to power them would be. Right now im deciding between the aq1200 and the ss taranchula 1300. Is there any other good options or something you guys could recommend? Im looking for a semi high-end amp that is class d and is pretty efficient. Ohh and if ur thinking or recommending boss, lanzar, etc...dont even bother lol
  15. a good friend of mine called me up yesterday and said he had 2 Soundstream MC500's for sale and would hook me up proper. Of course i said yes and to bring them by. Back in 1989, i JUST graduated High School, my parents moved away and i didn't have but a wooden nickel to my name. I couldn't even come close to something of this caliber at that time. Anyway, when he told me he really needed the money i figured it was my duty to make him an offer he couldn't refuse and try to take both of them . I couldn't help it, as soon as i saw them i knew i had to at least try. He took my offer and they are both mine. No, i am not sure what i am going to do with them just yet. I will open them up, show the guts and run them on the dyno at some point i know that! It would be fun to do an oldschool SQ build with all vintage Soundstream amps some day. But just having them in my collection feels so nice More pics and some vids coming soon! Serial #25XX (i forgot to take a pic) and Serial #31XX (also forgot to take a pic). Ill have more updates to this post as i pull them apart and look at the guts
  16. When an amp has a crossover option what is the difference between lpf and full?
  17. hello I recently purchased a distortion detector and the problem is I have a BMW 3 series and it does not show the volume level, How would I use this properly without knowing the acutally volume level that its at?, it's the navigation headunit type, Plus if I remove the subwoofer speaker wire from the amp, the door speakers still play loud from the Cd tracks is that normal ? becuase in YouTube videos i see online i dont hear any sound while they set their gains. 2 Amps: Mrv500, do I set the LP filter back to 80hrz after its tuned? 2 subwoofers: Pioneer TS-W309D4 12" Champion Series Subwoofer with Dual 4 Voice Coil
  18. andhog12

    Amp Help

    I need help finding the best amp for my speaker set up. I have 2 sets of Oxygen audio O2 5.25 components (http://www.electronicsbonanza.com/comersus/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=17656&sku=O2-OC525) that run at 130 watts at 4ohm, and i am getting 2 crescendo pwx 6.5 (http://store.crescendoaudio.com/pwx-6-5-mid-range/) that run at 150 watts at 4ohm. I am putting two oxygen speakers and 1 pwx in each front door of my car. I am having trouble finding a good amp that wont break the bank. I would like to run active but its not necessary.
  19. I own a set of Polk Audio db1222's which peak at 1500w and i recently bought a Pioneer GM-D8601 amp which peaks at 1600w, so i guess my question is; by overpowering my subs by 100w and i going to kill them? Or can i set the gain down to get less power and be good
  20. Is it better to use a suitable size fuse and replace when needed or buy a circuit breaker that switches of during over a voltage spike ??
  21. Hey there, I'll be doing my first setup soon and I need some advice. I have some money to spend, but I'll look used and try to save where ever I can. I have a Jeep Cherokee 95. I'll be doing it all in the back space with the rear seats down. I really don't have an idea of where to start as far as brands are concerned. I know I want it to be very loud and have people be able to feel it from a good distance. I've been reading that the more cone space the better, so I was thinking about going with multiple 10's or 12's? Is that a good bet? Any help is appreciated! Thank you!
  22. I have a mmats md500.1 has no output from the amp, I can't figure out if it's the speaker terminals or the rca inputs. I didn't know if there is any way to test this so I figured I'd look to you guys for help im sure someone on here is good with this kinda stuff.
  23. i got a sundown sae 1200d, running all zero gauge with a kinetik hc 800 in the back. today was playing a song i didnt know and it started out really quiet so i turned it up, then blast the music then the amp cut out. now my amp will turn on for a few seconds depending on the volume then go to protect for around 5 seconds then back on and repeat. i've read to check all grounds which mine seem fine. then heard something about the fets. not sure what to do...hope its not blown..
  24. alright. im new too this site but i have a few questions. im planning on getting two zcon 12's and two alpine mrx-m240's. i already have one of those amps so its more of a financial thing than anything so i don't have to buy a bigger single amp. my question is how would i go about setting up the rca's from my head unit. like two y splits , one on left channel, one on right, and then plug into amps appropriately? also could these two subs be in the same box? or would they need separate chambers? also i searched this question up in the forum search but didnt find anything about the rca hook up and on that topic someone said to use a dmm to gain match, but to go off the quieter one. what does that mean? i know what gain matching is but im saying finding the quieter one? thanks is anyone can help. i'd appreciate it!
  25. i just got a sundown sae 1200d amp and was wondering what all i should do to my electrical to keep it from clipping or burning out. i just got everything for the big 3 today and i am installing that stuff tomorrow but didn't know if i'd need an extra battery on top of it?
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