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Ive had 6 blown subs in the last 6 months

I bought two 10 inch P3 subs, and im powering them with a 600.1 rockford amp. I had them professional installed, and one of the subs kept blowing out. the people at the store kept getting mad at me but, i swore it was not my fault. when it blew again i finally just took things into my own hands. I took the subs out of the box and immeidiatly realized that one of the subs was a 4 ohm. i was so angry i went back to the store to show the men it was not my fault it was theirs, and maybe get my money back after buying the same sub 5 times!! but with my luck the store had gone out of business(i wonder why!). I orderd 2 new 2 ohm p3's of the internet and installed them myself. they are wired properly to my 600.1 amp and i have i very nice brand new pioneer deck. Once the system was finally hooked up correcty, it sounded better than ever! but in just 7 days one of the subs blew out! It just doesn't make sence. each sub handles 400 watts and i only have 300 going to each. Is there some other aspects that could be causing my subs to blow out. or did i just get the one malfunctioning sub when i finally got it right??? please help!

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  • h_m_m29 Feb 24, 2009

    wow, i didnt think that it would push that many watts, thank u very much!

  • Zachary Kloefkorn May 11, 2010

    ok since you have two subs and one amp...what are your RMS watts on the subs and the amp? also how are you wiring them into your amp?

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Be careful with fosgate amps. They are more powerful then what is stated on them. I found this out when I blew a 15 with a punch 260ix. These amps are made for competion use. The 600.1 does not push 600 watts as stated. I had one tested and it actually pushes close to 800 watts. Turn ur bass level and ur gain to about 3/4 power and this should solve your problem

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