I recently purchased a hifonics titan txi 6006 amp and i have it pushing 2 alpine type r subwoofers. at first, the amp pushed the subs verrrrry hard and i was extremely pleased with its performance. now, about a week later, the amp seems to be over powered very easily, and is not pushing my subs nearly as well as they were nor as much as id like it to (ive had to turn down the amps settings).
is there anything i can do to get the performance of my amp back to where it was? or will i need a more powerful amp?
i understand the amp temporarily over heating and not pushing the subs as hard, but how can it so suddenly stop pushing them like it was.
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Just connect both sets of wires from the subwoofers to the same speaker output terminals on the amplifier. Make sure you keep the positive and negative wires together. This is called parallel wiring. The Type E is a 4-ohm, single voice coil subwoofer, so wiring them like this will give the amplifier a 2-ohm load, and the power produced will be divided between the two subs.
If your amo is a subwoofer amp yes you want a LPF. Low pass filters are capable of passing low frequency energy. As far as the impedance of your amp goes check with the manufacturer for proper the proper load. What speaker config do you have?
2 DVC 8 ohms in parallel (voice coils) then series (speakers) are 8 ohms
2 DVC 4 ohm - in parallel (voice coils) then series (speakers) are 4 ohms
DVC is dual voice coil
Impedence for parallel is (Z1^-1+Z2^-1)^-1 or 1/((1/Z1)+(1/Z2))
Use those to figure out parallel impedance, series you just add them together.
it is really hard on an amp to run it below recommendation or specs and most audio companies won't warranty if they catch wind. but i have not seen an amp last long or operate without cutting out when you do this.
Possibly you need to return the amp and get a new one cause that could mean an internal problem and its deffective, you could try replacing the fuses or try changing the ground wire, this problem is very unusual
As i read your problem i can recommend you that connecting each of the hifonics amp to each hifonics sub with the same specs by getting the specs in interfacing the two or you can simply look to the output of the amp and the input of the sub and find a suitable plug that fits to them.
In the case if you want to run each hamp to individually run each sub but sharing 3 farad capacitor: what i can suggest is that you connect in parallel one connecting wire of each input or ouput of the amp or sub. Its like connecting a connector from each of the input or output of the amp or sub to one leg of the capacitor, and connecting two wires to the other leg, one is being connected to the amp or sub and the other wire is connected to the other amp or sub.
In the case of putting a circuit breaker at the car battery: what i can suggest is that you find an appropriate circuit breaker that fits the specs of the car battery then connect it in series on the positive supply or read the specs of the circuit breaker before you connect it to the battery. Having a circuit breaker is like having a fuse but with special advantages in favor of the circuit breaker.
In the case of having power to the amps you can run one power wire to the amps by dividing the power wire into two, one connected to the amp and the other wire to the other amp. Then you can connect each amp and sub in series individually by connecting one wire b/w amp and sub. I hope i solved your problem