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I have an old school autotec xs 1500.1 and need to know how to hook up the outs to make it 1 ohm


Since it is a mono block amp, it depends on your subwoofer (s), and how you wire them to the amp.

Single 4 ohm sub would be just that, 4 ohms.
Single dvc 4 ohm sub, with both voice coils wired parallel would be 2 ohms.

2 dvc 4 ohm subs wired parallel would be a 1 ohm load.

Feb 20, 2015 | Ohm Car Audio & Video

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How do i wire alpine swr1243d subwoofer


There are a couple different ways you can wire up this speaker as it is a DVC speaker. Duel Voice coil, it has two + post and two - post. A dual 4-ohm voice coil subwoofer with its coils wired in parallel presents a 2-ohm load to your amplifier. Since an amplifier produces more wattage at a lower impedance, the parallel connection ensures you'll get the most output from your amp.
Series wiring lets you configure multiple woofers to one amplifier at an acceptable impedance. Wire both coils in series for an 8-ohm impedance, and then wire two 8-ohm subs together in parallel for 4-ohm total impedance.
You can wire each voice coil to a separate channel of your amplifier, if you prefer not to bridge your amp. Independent wiring is a nice option if you're wiring two DVC subs to a 4-channel amplifier - one voice coil per channel
Depending on what you are hooking it up to i.e. a mono amp or a bridged four channel amp. I can tell you post to wire exactly if I know how you want to hook it up and what ur hooking it up to.

Sep 15, 2014 | Car Audio & Video

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I have 2 15" dvc 4 ohm kickers 1000 watt / 500 rms &a1000 watt avionixx 4 channel amp what would be the right wiring scheme?


need to know the ohms on the amplifiers then might can tell you best solution for system

Mar 05, 2013 | Car Audio & Video

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I have a orion hcca 12.4, dvc 4 ohm sub, can I put a dvc 2 ohm recone kit on it even though its a 4 ohm dvc sub?


In most cases yes as long as coil and all are the same ive changed my HCCA orions from 2 ohm to 1.

Dec 15, 2011 | Orion Car Audio & Video

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Is right use the amp with the x-over in lpf and also with and impedance of 2


If your amo is a subwoofer amp yes you want a LPF. Low pass filters are capable of passing low frequency energy. As far as the impedance of your amp goes check with the manufacturer for proper the proper load. What speaker config do you have?

2 DVC 8 ohms in parallel (voice coils) then series (speakers) are 8 ohms
2 DVC 4 ohm - in parallel (voice coils) then series (speakers) are 4 ohms

DVC is dual voice coil

Impedence for parallel is (Z1^-1+Z2^-1)^-1 or 1/((1/Z1)+(1/Z2))
Use those to figure out parallel impedance, series you just add them together.

Dec 21, 2009 | Hifonics Titan TXi 6006 Car Audio...

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Help with hookup


I am assuming you are driving a sub-woofer. Run the amp bridged at 4 ohms. So a DVC(dual voice coil) 8 ohm sub with voice coils wired in parallel would give you a 4 ohm load. Just make sure the sub can handle at least 300 Watts Peak.

Dec 17, 2009 | Pioneer GM-3300T Car Amp

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2 12" dvc subs 2 ohm stable amp


+ on amp output to + on speaker #1 to + on speaker #2. - on amp output to - on speaker #1 to - on speaker #2. This is a parallel circuit....4 ohms in parallel with 4 ohms = 2 ohms. IF it were wired in series....would represent 8 ohm load.

Nov 12, 2009 | Kicker KX2500.1 Car Audio Amplifier

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REWIRE


Series wiring of a 4 ohm DVC subwoofer will result in an 8 ohm load.
See the following diagram.
The diagram listed has a dual 2 ohm voicecoil, netting 4 ohm, however in your case, the dual 4 ohm sub will net an 8 ohm load.

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Dec 26, 2008 | Jl Audio 12W6v2 Car Subwoofer

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The specs I read on the Pioneer site say the amp is not 1 ohm stable, so keep that in mind.

It partially depends on the impedance of each voice coil on the DVC subs. If they are dual 4 ohm, and you connect the DVCs in parallel ("+"s together, "-"s together), you could run a sub on each channel of the amp(s). This would put about 200W on each sub.

The other option is to still tie the dual 4 ohm voice coils in parallel, tie 2 subs in series (one "+" to the other "-"), and bridge the two channels of the amp (aka put them in parallel). But this, also, would be about 200W on each sub.

Things get different if the subs have dual 2 ohm, 3 ohm, or 8 ohm voice coils.

Mar 15, 2008 | Pioneer PRS-X720 Car Audio Amplifier

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