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I have 2 kicker l7 12s 4ohm speakers and was

I have 2 kicker l7 12s 4ohm speakers and was wonderin what the best way to hook them up would be 2 750.1 class d mono block amps or 1 1000.1 class d mono block amp ?

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    thx alot guys no cost and wiring is not a issue im buildin my car body kit and all that but i also want a serious system to bang lol so basicly it takes time but im willin to spend the money

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Hello gonenutz14,

It depends on how you define the "best way". Driving each sub with a separate 750 watt amp will result in about 50 percent more power than having them share the output from a single 1000 watt amp. But with 2 amps, there's more wiring issues to contend with and the adjustments are more complex. The 2 750 watt amps will cost more than a single 1000. Plus if the 1000 watt amp is stable to 1 ohm, the power difference will actually be less than 50 percent because of the lower impedance. But if the 750 watt amps are also stable to 1 ohm and their outputs can be combined, we're back to 2 being better than 1.

I'd say that the simplest, most economical way is to use a single amp. If maximum power to the subs is the highest priority, and cost and wiring is not an issue, then 2 is better.

Hope this helps.

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1 1000.1 also get a crossover.

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