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Will this give me what I want

If I put 2 sony 1652z amps and bridge them on my 2 sony xplod subbs will they give me the banging sound that want, they are 12s 1300 watt max and rated for 380, 4 ohm. I used to have them both on one 2165 but fell short of what I wanted to hear. Or in other words what would be the best amp to make these subs put in overtime?

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  • bignatedabal Jan 16, 2009

    I have the subs in the back of my dodge extended cab, and they are in a sealed box, what would you suggest to push them, anything is better than what I had on them?

  • John Larsen May 11, 2010

    lol...honestly....sony is not all that great and if you do get it how you want it the dust caps will come off your subs...but what you need is a good mono class d amp...one single amp would work better for you...also what style box are you using...what kind of car??

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I perfer a sound stream reference 500, it is a great amp. I had 4 Kicker comps 12", and man the boooom. What you have is good, if you have them bridged.

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I have two sony xplod 12" speakers wich can hold


You only gave us the model of the amp so I will make an assumption that your 12" subs are the Sony XS-GTX120LW. First, they cannot hold 1200 watts a piece. They are meant to be powered with 350 watts RMS. They will hold 1200 watts peak. That means that 1200 watts for a few seconds will be ok. Past that and kiss them goodbye!

Next you indicated that bridged the amp. Since the subs are both 4 ohm single voice coils did you wire them in series or parallel?

It sounds to me like you wired them in parallel resulting in the amp seeing a 2 ohm load. The amp you referenced is only stable when bridged at 4 ohms.

Has the amp begun working again once it cooled down? If not you could have fried the outputs by having the resistance too low.

Dec 21, 2010 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Can i bridge a Sony Xm-1652Z 2 Channel amp to 2 subs it gives me 2ohms


No - it is not 2 ohm mono stable

  • 1000W max power
  • 165W x 2, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.04% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • 200W x 2, 20 - 20kHz, @ 0.15% THD + N, at 2 Ohms
  • 400W x 1, 20Hz - 20kHz, @ 0.1% THD + N, at 4 Ohms
  • OTL (Output Transformerless) circuit
  • Pulse power supply
  • Line & High Level Inputs
  • .3-6V Level Adjustment Control (RCA Pin Jacks) 1.2-12V (High Level Input)
  • 80 Hz, -18dB/octave Low Pass Filter Switch



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Sep 13, 2010 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Getting my son a sony xplod xm-1652 2 channel what subs would sound good and the things says 1000x2 and 500x2 what is the truth


165 watts x 2 @ 4ohms and 200-230 watts@ 2 ohms or 400-460 watts bridged into a 4 ohm mono load is what the amp will actually do. A single 12 inch sub or a pair of 10 inch subs or 12s would be great

Nov 22, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Amp often decides to not work.


HI DUDE ,, TRY CHECKING UR RCA CABLE ,, COZ IT MIGHT B UNPLUGED AT UR PRE AMP OR PLAYER ... OR CHECK UR SUB WOOFER WIRE INSIDE THE BOX ....

Apr 14, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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I have 2 1100watt sony xplods will they run off a 1000 watt amp


yes it will work, but it will only put out the power to the sub that the amp allows, ie : 100 watt amp puts out 100 wats.
you can also try reconfigering your wire to your subs, if your amp is 1ohm stable and your subs you can come off the amp with a bridge and run subs in series or parralell, this will dramaticly improve the bass

Apr 14, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Can I run 8 speakers and 1 sub through 1 1200watt 2:1 Sony Xplod?


asuming the 8s are 4ohms each; wire two in series and that gives you 8ohms then two more in series then you put those together in parallel and it gives you a 4ohm load. repeat with other four for the other side. you should then be able to bridge the sub


series; posative of one speaker to negative of other speaker and that doubles your ohms

parallel; posative to posative negative to negative and that cuts the ohms in half

Apr 06, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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How do i bridge 3 subs to a 4 channel amp


My information shows the XM-1652Z as being a 2-channel amp. It will not be stable below 4-ohms in bridged mode. For best power, your subs will need to be 2-ohms with all 3 wired in series. This will present a 6-ohm load to the amp. After wiring the subs in series, connect the positive speaker wire to one channel (+) and the negative speaker wire to the other channel (-). For the 1652Z no other wiring is necessary. For subs you will also want to set the LPF (80Hz) switch to the "ON" position (to the right).

Keep in mind that the rated output is only 400 watts RMS at 4-ohms in bridged mode. That's kinda wimpy for 3 subs. You would probably obtain better results from two 2-ohm subs, each connected to a separate channel. That way each sub would be getting 200 watts RMS, still low but there's lots of good subs that will sound pretty loud with 150-200 watts

Mar 25, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Amp and sub connection


Too many problems, lol. One at a time. I lost you in your post, run by me again but one amp at a time.

Jan 08, 2008 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier cuts out when turned up loud


The best thing to do is to get a amp that is more watts than your subs, not the other way around, speakers are known to handel a lil more power but amps cant produce more power than they are capable of... your ground wire should be thick also, say 6 to 8 mm or so, and its best to put in a cap and an equalizer.
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Dec 19, 2007 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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