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Want to know if its compatible

Can i run 2 jbl gt120 subs to a kicker kx-250.2

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  • bruklunzfine May 27, 2009

    first off, thank you for responding. This is my first time and I really did'nt expect to get a reply so quickly. Alright, your saying that it is ok to connect them, but is it wise to. Should I invest money into a diff amp instead of taking the chance and heating up the speakers?

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Yes you can but make sure you keep the gain about 50 percent to make sure you have minimal distortion and your speakers dont heat up when pumping them to the max

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