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How to set the amp

I didnt get the amp brand new so i dont have the owners manual but i have 2 kicker L7's and the jl 1000/1 and really have no idea how to adjust it with all those nobs and stuff its confusing does anyone know how to adjust it to get the most out of those subs???? Thanks

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Here is a link to the manual which has very detailed setup info: http://mobile.jlaudio.com/pdfs/13431.pdf

Posted on Sep 12, 2007

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this guy know jl amps are ONLY 1.5 - 4 ohm stable? won`t 1 ohm send amp into protection with thermal indicator lit up like the northern star?

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Trouble with jl amp


well start with. turn your hi pass completely off. Turn your bass boost completely off. Turn your input gain copletely down. and turn your cd player to about 3/4 of what you listen to it at. Then turn your input up until it starts to sound a little dirty(distortion) then turn it down a notch. set it at a 80 herz filter so it allows nothing over 80 herz to come through. I just installed one of these jl amps a week ago. 1400.1 and it made two kicker cvt's sound amazing just have to set it just exactly like i told you. it will hit tight as hell and loud and it will hit all frequencies way better.

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I think ma kicker kx1200.1 amp is blown or ma kicker L7 are gone


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What Amp would i need to push three Kicker L7 12's?


Hello,

It depends on the specific subs and exactly what you want out of them. You have practically unlimited choices for amps.

The 10" L7 has a power range of from 30-600 watts RMS, the 12" from 50-750 watts, and the 15" from 100-1000 watts.

So if you have the 10's, you would want an amp that puts out at least 90 watts RMS and not more that 1,800. Unless you are really into SPL and have an unlimited budget, it's probably best to go somewhere in between.

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Wiring my 2 L7 with a kicker 1000times1


Run the subs in series then bridge the amp. So run the normal + to - to the one sub then hook up a spare wire (not connected to the amp) to the same + and - connections. Then run the spare wire to the + and - of the other sub. This will tie the 2 together so you can bridge the ampfor more power instead of using 2 seperate channels.

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JL 1000/1 turns off


Does the amp have a volt meter on it? That tends to be pretty helpful in determining if it has enough power. I had to run an 8 gauge wire from my battery to the amp to get enough current to power an audiobahn 6 channel 6601t, with a dual voice-coil audiobahn 12 inch eternal. In the summer mine hits a thermal protection unitl I roll down the windows and ventilate the car, but that does not sound like thermal to me. It could also be the wrong impedance for your amp/sub combo. If you are making these speakers distort, you should be deaf by now. a 1000 watt amp is no force to be reckoned with. Your sub is 1.5 to 4 ohms. I posted a link to where you can check if it is wired properly. If these are distorting, it sounds like you have these wired for the wrong impedance. There is no way you should be making this setup distort at all without blowing out windows. It could be that you need 2 batteries, or if you are a pro DIYer Get some A123 batteries from a dewalt product. They have insane discharge. But I would recommend just getting a new battery (see bottom link), and making sure you have a 4-8 gauge wire going to the amp. I know a lot about batteries, as I built my own EV, so tell me how you have these subs wired, and how you have the amp wired to the battery.
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-B5qDIPXbsfV/learn/learningcenter/car/subwoofers_wiring.html
http://akamaipix.crutchfield.com/ca/learningcenter/car/subwoofer_wiring/2DVC_4-ohm_mono.jpg
http://www.optimabatteries.com/audio_electronics/

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How to order


The L7 I have is brand new in the box (not a speaker box just the retail packaging box) and the rms is 750 watts RMS and 1500 watts peak, but you are correct they blow easy when you push rated power to them, the hifonics subs will take 1200 watts rms all day long and over 3500 peak for burping at competitions, i run mine at 2000 watts everyday in a daily driver. if you hook 1 dual 4 ohm sub to a zx1000.1 it will be 2 ohm load on the amp so you will get 1000 watts to the sub so if you want to run it slightly underpowered to keep it from blowing use the 750.1 per sub, i can do those at about 250 each shipped

the price is 150 plus 10$ flat rate USPS shipping and yes I accept paypal Wyattconnolly@msn.com .

the warranty starts the day you buy it for 12 months but kicker will not cover burned or blown voice coils, that is why i recommended the hifonics (which is what i use to compete with now) because they put out better quality sound and alot more of it and they will take alot of abuse, if you want boxed speakers ready to go in kicker brand ported boxes I can have them drop shipped right to your door as well, the only reason i am selling the 1 L7 i have so cheap is because a customer ordered it then never paid for it so I am selling it at cost. be careful if you are buying on ebay as you have no warranty at all and you cant force the seller to give you 1 even if they say it has 1. because authorized dealers are not allowed to do internet sales at all so kicker and most other companies will not honor the warranties.

also you dont need 2 amps you can use 1 bigger amp and still run 2 subs just by changing how you wire the subs at the amp. 1 large amp costs less than 2 smaller 1's usually just not with kicker brand

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Wiring


provided that the memphis studio series is still 1 ohm stable you would wire each coil of each speaker like this : posive to positive negative to negetive on the speaker using 2 jumper wires then run 1 coil from each subs positive and negative the input on the amp that amp would see a 1 ohm load from both speakers as each speaker would become a 2 ohm load. from experience, memphis does not make an amplifier that is brutal enough on power for L7 15" solos, i have the st 1600 d amp running only 2 dual 4 ohm 10 L5's and it is barely enough power for them. For less money than your 2 subs cost retail I can get you brand new matching 2000 watt true competition rated and proven 1 ohm power and 2 subs that would physically fit in your current box, i would however recommend a very very large box for 2 15" squares. you can email me at sicaudio@msn.com , my advice and system designs are always free even if you do not buy thru me. I am usually 1/3 to 1/2 what retail is with full warranties and i can drop ship anywhere in the U.S.A.

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