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Will it work together

Can my kac-9102D work well with a 12" power acoustic 18 hundred watt sub FUBR and if so whats the best settings and wireing

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Re: will it work together

Put a the amp the max charge permitted, and y you have a preamp you can makeit work.

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Will a Lanzar Vibe 286 4000 watt amp push a power acoustik fubr 12 700 rms 1800 max ....

Yes it should do the job. You will need to wire the sub in series and make sure you have a 4ohm load on the amp. It should be right at around 700 watts RMS @ 12-13 volts.

May 18, 2012 | Lanzar VIBE266 Car Audio Amplifier

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The subs aren't pushing out bass.

Hello crobins2,

The Kenwood KAC-6202 2-channel is only rated for 60 watts RMS per channel into a 4 ohm load. That just isn't much power for a pair of 12" subs. Even the bridged output is only 200 watts into 4 ohms, still at the low end for a sub, much less to share between a pair of subs.

Assuming that your subs are 4 ohm, you could probably get more sound by driving just one of them on the bridged terminals. But to get the best power with what you have, connect one sub to each channel, set the filter switch to the far right (LPF), set the operation switch to stereo (both channels driven), set the filter frequency (Hz) to 100 or lower, and adjust the input sensitivity as far clockwise as possible without causing distortion.

But, to do the subs justice, you really need at least 300-400 watts to share between them.

Hope this helps.

Sep 27, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-6202 Car Audio Amplifier

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Why does the kenwood kac-9103d has two sets of terminals if its a one channel amp so how do i hook up a dual 12 phoniex gold 1200 watt sub to it

Hello damasogrizzl,

The 2 sets of terminals are connected internally. Having 2 sets just makes it more convenient when wiring multiple subs. The amp is rated for 900 watts RMS into a 2 ohm load. The specs claim that it is stable at 1 ohm but does not give a power rating.

The Radial SD competition series from Phoenix Gold are rated to handle up to 600 watts RMS. If you have the model RSdC124 with dual 4 ohm voice coils, it would be best to wire the voice coils in parallel for a 2 ohm load and connect the sub to one set of terminals on the amp. If your sub is the model RSdC122 with dual 2 ohm voice coils, you should wire the voice coils is series for a 4 ohm load and connect the sug to one set of terminals on the amp. Wiring the voice coils in parallel will result in a 1 ohm load. And, while the amp may be stable at 1 ohm, the sub will be seriously overpowered.

Hope this helps.

Sep 23, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-9103D Car Audio Amplifier

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Wiring options

Yor best bet is to wire each one positive to neg to get 8ohms then pos-pos and neg-neg to get 2.66 ohms. Otherwise series parallel. If you wire them all pos-pos and neg-neg you will be running .66ohms and will most certainly fry your amp or it will overheat and shut down all the time

Sep 07, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-9102D Car Audio Amplifier

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Running 2 amps

amps could be overheating or the subs could be requiring more power then the amps are giving off.

Apr 01, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-8452 Car Audio Amplifier

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My amp cuts out when i raise the sub gain

Then the power wires going to the amp are not heavy enough to keep power to the amp.Or other causes can be the wires going to the sub are either loose or touching.Check all wiring for tightness and wires not touching..If all that checks out then try a different size wire to positive and ground wire Hope this works for you..Have a great day

Apr 01, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-9102D Car Audio Amplifier

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Install my Kenwood KAC-9102D in my 2006 Acura RSX Type S

You will probably need to use a Line Output Converter (LOC). They're available at virtually any shop that sells car audio.

Many times, the outputs of the OEM amplifier will have significant DC voltage on them. This could damage the input circuits on the kenwood amplifier.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Aug 24, 2008 | Kenwood KAC-9102D Car Audio Amplifier

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How to install kenwood kac-9102d in 2006 acura rsx

My recommendation is to get a line level converter. Go to a car audio shop or even best buy and specifically ask for a line level converter. It will have speaker wires in and RCAs out. Connect the speaker wires to the sub woofer speaker wires and then you will have the RCAs to run to your amp. I hope this helped.
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Aug 24, 2008 | Kenwood Car Amplifiers

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hi!well i think you should use both channels.because if you'll use both channels then u'll have high power to your subs.i have tryed it and i prefer you use both channels.

Jun 26, 2008 | Kenwood KAC-9102D Car Audio Amplifier

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Amp protection problem

I run one sub on my Kenwood Amp also. It does over heat also. My conclusion is that we are both trying to push that one sub too hard and the amp is having to work really hard to make that sub do what we are asking. Also, not having enough power or a good ground will cause it to over heat. I am going to go with the voice coils are heating up though.

Sep 16, 2006 | Kenwood KAC-9102D Car Audio Amplifier

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