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I have linertec LA-8 olx Amp

I need to know how to bridge it to power a single 1000W Sony Xplod Sub, Do i need a crossover?(The amp is bridgeable just want to know how to do it safetly)

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IF ITS A POWERED SUB,,JUST USE RCA JACKS TO THE SUB TO THE RECIEVER VIA THE PLUG THAT SAYS SUB

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Amp going into protection


Is the amp bridged? If you only have one speaker connected to it, I sure hope so. How much power can that speaker safely handle and what is the impedance of the speaker? 2,4,8 ohm? A 1200 watt amp with only one speaker may be too much amp.

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sounds as though (at high volumes) the amp thinks it has a short circuit. This may be caused by the way you have them connected.
Speakers have a resistance and amps needs a certain amount of resistance to function right (too little resistance = short circuit)
The way it works out for the speakers is, if the two are connected to one amp output channel, the amp will see half of the resistance of a single sub. (4 Ohms/sub amp sees 2 Ohms)
If the amp instructions say that it's 4 Ohms/channel then you need to use 1 channel for each sub.
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I have 2 12'' subs 1300.watts and 2 1200watts amps both bridge to push 2400.00watts do not sound lond enoungh


impedance mismatch cud be the culprit. make sure ur speakers are the right ohms for ur amp. most amps are designed to operate on a 4 ohms speaker load on bridge mode. some amps are never designed for bridge mode. so if u bridge these amps u will get less output. u have to be very careful when u make the connections. plus when u bridge two amps for 4 ohms load, the total impedance becomes 8 ohms. make sure ur speakers are 8 ohms. few ohms can make big difference on power amps.

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I have a 1200 watt sony xplod amp hooked up to a 15" SBL Gorilla sub. The bass hit for a while and then started to cut off. Now it wont work unless i touch the remote wire to the power wire, and even then...


this kind of problems usually happen when the amp is not getting enough current to power up the  
 amp. the moment a loud low frequency hits the amp it fails. cud be ur power unit not giving enough power to the amp or u have a loose connection somewhere on ur power line. besides 8gauge is a bit small. try using about 4gauge. should have good ground too. they draw large current so ur battery should be in top condition as well. 

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Want to bridge 2 channel amp to push single 4 ohm dvc sub


Hello k_rabbit89,

A 4 ohm DVC sub can be wired in series like you described for an 8 ohm load or the voice coils can be wired in parallel for a 2 ohm load.

If your 2-channel amp isn't stable down to 2 ohms when the channels are bridged (most 2-channel amps are only stable to 4 ohms when bridged), you do not want the voice coils paralleled. The amp will overheat, go into protection mode, and eventually fail completely. A sub with 2 ohm voice coils would be a better fit. That way, you could series the coils for a 4 ohm load and the amp would operate OK with the channels bridged into that load.

But anyway, for the best power from THAT amp to THAT sub, your best wiring solution would be to wire each voice coil to a separate channel. The problem with that is that the signal to each coil needs to be EXACTLY the same or you will have one coil trying to move the cone out while the other one tries to move it in. You can closely approximate identical signals on the output side by using the same input to both channels. Do this by using only one RCA connection (either right or left channel) from your head unit and split it with a "Y" cable.

Hope this helps.

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Amp and sub connection


Too many problems, lol. One at a time. I lost you in your post, run by me again but one amp at a time.

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Sub power hadling capacity


Yes. If the rated power is 380W and the Max power is 1000W then it will handle it. Subs fry when clipping occurs. Clipping is when the amplifier is pushed past its capabilities and the output to the sub gets "dirty". The better quality the amp, the safer it will be on your speakers. It is also important to remember that the gain control on the amplifier is NOT a volume control to boot the sound, it is only to match the output from the headunit to the input handling of the amp. Cranking the gain up too much WILL CAUSE CLIPPING.

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