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Sub size what size of sub will perfectly bring out the power of this amplifier. Sony XM-1252GTR

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The sub you want is ONE single 4 ohm voice coil sub that is no higher than 500 watts in power but more than 350 watts. Your amplifier puts out the most power in the bridged state at 4 ohms so this is why you want a single 4 ohm voice coil sub. Also, you don't want to over or under power a sub so you want your sub to match or come close to your rated value of the amp. Good luck
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Not enough bass. should i run a capacitor.adjust my amp and what to set it at for max performance


Turn up the gain on your amp until you get the amount of bass you want or until the sub starts to distort. If you do this and you are still unhappy with the bass, you will need a bigger amp or better subs.

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Can I hook up 2 single coil subs at a 2 ohm load on my sony xm-1252gtr?


If your sub woofers are SVC (single voice coil) 2 OHM each, then connecting one to each channel would make the amplifier run in 2OHM stereo Then again, if your sub woofers are 2OHM each, it would be better to connect both together in series and connect them to the BRIDGE specified speaker terminals of your amplifier making it run a 4OHM load into one channel. This will give you all the power the amp can give and still run stable. A 2OHM load into one channel will likely damage your amplifier. Do not forget to set the LPF (low pass filter)on if you are going to use the amplifier to run sub woofer/s. dreamsystems

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My amp isn't getting power to my subs what could the problem be?


need to buy an digital volt meter and check to see if you have 12 volts from batteries
or 12 volts from remote turn or b+ and your ground wire is good

if you dont know how to do this take to mecp professional for help

Dec 22, 2010 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Got a 12"kicker L74ohm sub and sony xm-D9001GTR mono amp


Hello juan_penaloz,

The Kicker L7 has an RMS power range of from 50-750 watts and a maximum power handling capability of 1,500 watts so your Sony amp will power it OK. A more powerful monoblock like the Alpine MRP-M1000 or the Kicker 08ZX750.1 would provide even more power and could operate safely at 2ohms.

You have the voice coils wired properly for the Sony amp. It's OK to have the sub impedance higher, but you definitely do not want it lower than the 4ohms the amp is rated at in bridged mode.

Hope this helps.

May 26, 2009 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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I cant run my 2 sony explode 12's brigde of my amp


either don't bridge it or you will have to turn the amp down.

Jan 30, 2009 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Car radio wiring


do you have the amp power wire connected to the power wires for the radio

Nov 17, 2008 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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After connecting my Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier it won't turn on


Hi. You should be able to turn the amp on by touching the remote wire to the B+ main power terminal. this will tell you if it is a problem with the remote from your head unit.

Mark

Oct 21, 2008 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Sony XM-1252GTR Amplifier


Can it power the subs? Yes.

Can it make them crank? Well, that all depends on your expectations. That amp/sub combo is going to give each sub about 125W, which isn't much. But if it's what you have, it's better than nothing. You might also consider using only one sub and bridging the amp. This would put about 340W on the one sub, which is much more reasonable.

Mar 13, 2008 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Protector light keeps coming on


the reason why this is happining is that your pushing to much power than that amp can handle you need to get a bigger amp so it can withstand the power that you want to push to it also the red light comes on so you dont blow the amp.

Jan 08, 2008 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Red lioght keeps comming on


Make sure ohm load is not too low, I think that amp is 2ohms/ch and 4ohms bridged minimum.

Oct 29, 2007 | Sony XM-1252GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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