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2 sets of pos. and negs. on 10" infinity reference 1052w

What does this mean and what is the best way to hook up to 2 channel amp? would splitting the sets and going one set on right side an other on the left? Can u help me?

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This means you have a dual voice coil sub. It is probably a dual 4 ohm voice coil. If you hook up the left channel to one input and the right to the other you can safely push the sub but the amp will be running at a lower efficency. In other words it isn't the best amp for the job because it can't push max power to a dual voice coil speaker but it will work.

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