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I have a qeustion will the kac 72-52 be power enough to push 2 12inch kenwoods 1200watts a piece bridged without cutting off

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Re: power of amplifier

If the KAC-7252 is to be bridged, the operation mode switch on the top of the amp is set to mono. When switched to Mono, the signal from the left channel input only is used. Bridging creates 4 times as much power so the KAC-7252 delivers 170 Watts per channel so that 340 watts total so that value 340 is multiplied by 4 and that gives you 1360 watts of power. so it will drive them.

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