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Have two alum12qa

I have two alum12q's subs. And i have a 1 ohm mono amp. The subs are dual 6 ohms. And if i run them in parallel mode how would i do that. And seeing that there are 2 positive and 2 negative post on each sides of both sides(8 posts on each sub). Do i have to use all the posts? Since my sub box has two chambers, I was jus gonna run the left side positive to the right side positive and then to the terminal box. And do the same wit the both negative sides. And the to the other side. Then i was gonna get another cord and run it to the amp and have a positive and negative cord coming from each side of the box and put all the negatives together and the same wit the positive. Would that be a good installation. or do i have to run the two subs directly to each other instead of letting the meet up outside the box.

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  • rsaaml Nov 05, 2007

    trying to parallel my alum12q subs to my mono amp can someone help?

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SOUND Q SERIES
DUAL 6-OHM CONFIGURATION
Accommodating the rising trend of triple-subwoofer applications, Audiobahn’s Sound Q subwoofers come in dual 6-ohm configurations. This allows three Sound Q subwoofers to be wired in a 1- or 4-ohm operation. You now have the option to use a wider range of amplifiers to fit the needs of your specific application.

MULTI-CONNECT LUG LOCK TERMINALS
Audiobahn’s patented Multi-Connect Lug Lock Terminals offer increased versatility in wiring multiple subwoofers to an amplifier or to another voice coil. Multi-connect terminals allow you to use single wire connections in each terminal rather than combining multiple wires into one terminal. This feature allows you to use a full 8-gauge wire in each terminal.

COMMON FEATURES
Dual 6 Ohm VOICE COIL
Multi-connect Lug Lock Terminals

The Link below should answer all your questions.
Also remember to try to keep the lengths of the jumpers the same. I would make all the connections inside the box then use the teminal block of the box to connect to the amp.
Keep in mind that you can only get 1 Ohm if you use 3 woofers.
Your configuration allows for 1.5 Ohm
http://www.audiobahn.com/Audiobahn06/images/tech/wiring/parallel_parallel_dual_6.pdf

Good Luck

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