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What ohm sub should I run with this amp

I am looking into a new sub and don't know if I should get a 4ohm or 2 ohm DVC sub. Any advice. And how should I hook up the DVCs independent on the two separate channels or parallel on the bridged channel.

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First of all. Using two different kinds of sub woofers, is not an option, as these two sub woofers have different specifications and you should never mix sub woofers. Now the better choice from the 2, would probably be the Rockford. (cant be sure without knowing the models, power handling is also a factor in how well either of the sub woofers will play, but Rockford as a rule makes better sub woofers than Sony does) In my opinion, both the sub woofers deserve a better amplifier than what Boss has to offer. However to connect either of these sub woofers, you would need to determine how many voice coils it has and how many OHM the voice coil/s are. If it is a DVC (dual voice coil) and each voice coil is 4 OHM or 2 OHM, then you can connect one voice coil to one channel of the amplifier and the other voice coil to the other channel of the amplifier. If it is a DVC 2OHM you can also connect it wired in Series/Series to give a 4OHM load and should be connected to the BRIDGE dedicated speaker outputs of your amplifier. If it is a SVC (single voice coil) and it is 4 OHM, then you can connect the sub woofer to the designated speaker outputs of your amplifier that states BRIDGE. DO NOT run the amplifier in BRIDGE mode at 2 OHM as this will probably damage the amplifier. dreamsystems

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Speakers in series with VC in parallel = 4 ohm total Z
Speakers in parallel with VC in parallel = 1 ohm total Z (not good)
Speakers in parallel with VC in series = 4 ohm total Z ( Whats the point)
Speakers in series with VC in series = 16 ohm total Z ( Whats the Point)

So your best option to maximize power transfer from your amp to your speakers would be option 1. (Z = Impedance)

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The specs I read on the Pioneer site say the amp is not 1 ohm stable, so keep that in mind.

It partially depends on the impedance of each voice coil on the DVC subs. If they are dual 4 ohm, and you connect the DVCs in parallel ("+"s together, "-"s together), you could run a sub on each channel of the amp(s). This would put about 200W on each sub.

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