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The wire spilt in side the voice coill

I need to dismantl the sub.

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Re: the wire spilt in side the voice coill

Take off the outer ring then take a razor to the under part of the rim . carefully cut the sillacone glue from the metal rim .After that remove the coil fin the same way . find the wire and take really thin solder wire and use a very small amount to repair

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Both subs quit at the same time

- kkkjohnson - Please clarify your question. Do you mean they stopped working all together.
-First make sure the amp going to the subs is still working. -If not, stop and trouble shoot the amp (fuse, loose wires,etc) -If it is working, check the wires going from the amp to the subs -If the wires are connected, your next step should be to dismount the subs and hook them up to a digital multi-meter (DMM) To use a DDM to test the subs ohms do the following:
Figure out what the specs of you subs ohms and voice coils the are (dual 2 ohm, 4 ohm, etc. After that, place the black/negative wire/lead coming from the DMM tol the negative terminal of the sub. The place the red/positive wire/lead to the positive terminal of the sub. Then set the DMM to the ohm symbol. It should look like a horse shore symbol. Then allow 5 or 15 seconds for a accurate reading of what the ohms are. For instance a dual 2 ohm sub should read anywhere from 1.6 ohms to 2.4 ohms...each sub is difference. Check both sides/voice coils if it is dual voice coil subs. For instance if your sub is dual 2 ohm sub and you get a read that is higher than the numbers listed above (ex. 8 ohms, .05 ohms, etc); this would indicate that you have a blown sub.

Oct 14, 2012 | Kicker Comp CVT 10 Car Subwoofer

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Infinity 1250 watt dual voice coil wiring diagram

how you wire it depends on your amp, I assume that the sub is a 4ohm DVC from what you have provided.
If you have an amp that can handle a 2ohm stable load you can connect one voice coil + and - to the amp and then run wires across the sub to the other side + to + and - to -

If your amp won't support 2 ohm you have to run it at 8ohm, to do this you connect from the amp to one + and to the - on the other voice coil on the sub, you then run a single wire between the + and - terminals .

Below are some images to help

Parallel (2ohms)



Mar 05, 2012 | Car Speakers & Subwoofers

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I need to see a wiring diagram of an MPX 210 speaker box. My brother-in-law bought one from a friend and someone completely jacked the wiring. I just need to see how it should be wired. Pictures would be...

It really depends on what subs you are mounting in the box. If you are mounting single voice coil subs, it's easy. positive of the sub goes to positive on the inside of the box and the negative of the sub goes to the negative of the box. Then you would repeat the process for the other sub. Then wire the box to the amp using the push or screw terminals.

Now if you have dual voice coil subs, that's where it can get tricky. You really have to know what amp your using and what ohm load it can handle, and how many channels you will be using.

I'm going to give you an example that has two dual 4 ohm voice coil subs. Let's assume you will be hooking them to a 2 channel amplifier that is 2 ohm stable.

wire the positive of both voice coils to the positive post of the box. then wire both negatives of the voice coils to the negative of the box. Repeat the process with the other sub. This is called a parallel set up. Two 4 ohm voice coils wired this way will produce a 2 ohm load. since your amp is 2 channel, you will hook the positive and negative to the positive and negative of one side of the box, then repeat with the other channel to the other side. This will allow the most power to come out of a 2 ohm stable amplifier.

If you have something other than the equipment I gave you an example of, repost with your equipment specs and I will walk you through it.

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Hi i have two 12inch l5 with dual4voice coil one is not working i think because the speaker works till turned up to like 10 then repeat cuts the amp off unless u keep it down then plays fine so i think...

OK, are you using a 2 channel amp? If so, the problem could be in your amp. If you are saying that when you turn it up real loud the amp shuts off, then comes back on after you turn it down. Your amp is going into protection. Most amps are not equiped with thermal and voltage protection. This means if the amp is too hot, it will shut down before it melts the motherboard. Also, if it detects fluctuations in voltage, it will shut down. Things to think about. How many watts RMS is the amp supposed to do and at what ohms load it is stable at. How to I have my subs wired (series, parallel), and what ohm load am I asking from the amplifer.

Now, each dual voice coil sub should have two sets of + and -. Each one of those + and - sets provides the power for a single voice coil. So, by unhooking one side, you not reduce your sub to operating on a single voice coil. Not a good idea, since it will wear down that coil and it will fail.

If you are saying that you "cut" wires on the sub, like between the + and - connectors and the spyder, you are ruining the sub. Those wires can be soldered, but usually don't perform like they were designed and usually fail shortly after the repair. A white dot on one of those connectors usually represents the positive side of the connection.

You will probably end up investing in another sub. Also, you need to think about your amplifier situation, before you blow another sub. Hope this helps

Aug 24, 2011 | Car Speakers & Subwoofers

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I have 2 audiobahn 12 inch 500 watt awc12t dvc woofers with 2 pos and 2 neg hook ups on each side of the speakers like this (- -) (+ +) and the same on opp side i need to know how to wire them to each...

OK. Sometimes manufacturers put two flat prongs to each of the positives and negatives of the voice coils. This allows for daisy chaining multiple subs to be easier. Here is how you want to wire your subs in the box.

From the positive post of the box to the positive posts of both voice coils (just choose one prong on each of them, you do not have to connect all 4 of them). So you will have 2 wires going from one post on the box to 2 posts on the sub. Got it. Not go from the negative post on the box, to both negative posts on the subs. Repeat this with the other sub. Now you can hook each channel of the amp to the box regularly pos of amp to pos of box and neg of amp to neg of box.

This set up is called parallel and will drop the ohms resistance of two 4 ohm voice coils to a 2 ohm load. You will get 2 ohms for each sub, thus connecting one sub to each channel. This will allow you to get the max power out of the amp or 150w RMS per your post. Hope this helps.

Aug 23, 2011 | AudioBahn AWC12 Car Subwoofer

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I have 2 positives and 2 negatives on back of my alphasonik sub, do i connect amp to one side or both sides?

Hello gaz69,

Your PSW815 has 2 ohm dual voice coils allowing you to better match the impedance to your amp. Each voice coil is 2 ohms. If you wire them in parallel (both +'s together and both -'s together and then to the amp terminals), the sub presents a 1 ohm load which is too low for most amps. Wiring the voice coils in series (one + to the other - and the remaining + and - to the amp terminals) results in a 4 ohm load.

This link shows the wiring diagram for both options. If you know for sure that your amp is 1 ohm stable, use Wiring Option #1. If the amp is not 1 ohm stable, use Wiring Option #2.

Hope this helps.

Aug 09, 2009 | Alphasonik PSW815 Car Subwoofer

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Need wiring diagram for sub

u should have two pos, an two neg. on the back of the sub run a wire from one pos to the other same with neg. now just run a pos an neg from the box to one side of the sub u should have one side with two wires runing to the pos. an neg. if u need more help let me know

Apr 25, 2009 | Car Speakers & Subwoofers

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How do i hook it up

On the Sub you have 4 connectors, 2 for each voice coil... Run a jumper wire from One side of the sub to the other. Positive to negative so that now you have one set of connectors free. Doing this will make the sub able to handle more cause you're using both voice coils. Thats how i've always hooked mine up when i have duel voice coil and they always last a long time. If you're gonna bridge the amp, make sure its turned down for about 5 or 6 hours to let the sub break in.

Mar 10, 2009 | Pioneer TS-W307D4 Car Subwoofer

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im assuming you have 2 subs that are DVC? if thats the case, wire from the positive on the amp to the positive voice coil 1 on sub 1 to the positive on voice coil 1 on sub 2. then do the same with the negative sides. then on the second voice coil of sub 1, connect a wire from positive to negative. do the same for sub 2.

Nov 27, 2007 | Car Speakers & Subwoofers

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Get an amp with at least 200 Watts RMS. The RMS value is what is important about driving Subs. This could be proclaimed to be a 1000 Watt amp. REad the RMS value.

Wiring. It is better to series your Speakers to give them and your amp more reliability,

Get a Mono or Bridgeable amp. If it si bridgeable, BRidge the output as described in the manual you get. Some Amps have a diagram right on the output..

AMP+ to Sub1 +
Sub1 - to Sub2 +
Sub2 - to Amp -

Get a 4 Guage wring kit. Run your power wiring down the Drivers side, and Audio signal wiring down the Passenger side, keep the two separate.

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