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Got a 12"kicker L74ohm sub and sony xm-D9001GTR mono amp

What i would like to know is the sony amp good to power the kicker L7
the sony amp puts out 550 rms at 4ohms and 900 rms at 2ohms the
amp is 2ohm stable .the L7 is a 4ohm dual voice coil when wired in parallel it goes down to 2ohms and when wired in series it goes up to
8ohm load right now i have it wired in series at 8ohms powered by a
sony xm-1252gtr 2 channel amp bridged in mono the amp puts out
340 watts in bridged mode the amp is also 4omh stable in when bridged
in mono its sounds good the sub is in a 1.30 cubic feet enclosure in regular cab truck just want to know if any of these two amps are ok for the L7

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  • juan_penaloz May 26, 2009

    i want to know about the sony xm-d9001gtr mono amp is a good

    amp to power a kicker l7 4ohm sub because the amp is rated at

    1300 watts at 2ohms and 950 watts at 4ohms rms or is it to

    much power for the sub

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Hello juan_penaloz,

The Kicker L7 has an RMS power range of from 50-750 watts and a maximum power handling capability of 1,500 watts so your Sony amp will power it OK. A more powerful monoblock like the Alpine MRP-M1000 or the Kicker 08ZX750.1 would provide even more power and could operate safely at 2ohms.

You have the voice coils wired properly for the Sony amp. It's OK to have the sub impedance higher, but you definitely do not want it lower than the 4ohms the amp is rated at in bridged mode.

Hope this helps.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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