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Wiring question I'm piecing togeather a system for Van #3..I have a Performance Teknique ICBM 774 Amp and a Phase Linear ( Jensen )PMP180U CD Deck..I do Not have the manual for the Deck or the Amp..My problem is that the deck has 4 sets of speaker wires ( LF,LR,RF and RR) and 2 RC Style plugs marked Left Rear and Right Rear..Tha Amp has only RC jacks ( 1,2,3 + 4 CH )for input from the Deck...I am running 4 Identical speakers ( 2 front and 2 rear ) and I would like them to all have the same power....Any ideas on how to wire this up and what the amp settings would be ? Thanks......JD

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Re: Wiring question

Hi, If I got the specs right, your amp is a 4 channel hence the 4 RCA inputs. Probably the simplest would be to feed the 2 X RCA out of the deck to the 1 & 2 RCA in of the amp. This amp has also a line out, feed the amp's lineout back to the 3 & 4 in. This way, all four channels get same input from the deck and you will have identical power to all 4 speakers (front & rear). An afterthought is to also use the 4 outputs of the deck (since they are there anyway and it is not a good tech practice to leave outputs without load/speakers) and connect 4 mid-range or 4 smaller speakers. Hope this be of some idea/help. Post back should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards.

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