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Bridging issues my friend's amp's speaker out put runs + - - + and will bridge the left (+) with the right (-) but when we bridge with the left (-) to the right (+) the second sub recieves no power while the first still does, and when we connect the subs without bridging they both run with power and i was wondering as to why we cant bridge both speakers.

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On my amp it has for conections for speakers and on my sub it has two conectors how do i wire it up

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There's no signal on the L- and R+ terminals.

If you're going to bridge both speakers on the amp, each speaker must have an impedance of 8 ohms (or more). If you're unsure of the impedance of the speakers, connect one speaker to each channel.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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