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I have a boss 400w riot 2-4 channels,how do i connect the high level wires? Because stereo doesn't have rca's

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To use the high level leads, you have to isolate the wires going to each speaker (if using 4 channel mode) or isolate the wires going just to the rear if you are using 2 channel mode. you have to strip a small piece of the insulation off each speaker wire, and run it into the amps high level input harness. if you dont have the high level input harness, you can get a 2 channel high level to rca adapter for around $20. basically, you are tapping into the signal to the stock speakers to feed music to the amp. make sure you get all your positives and negatives correct. brighter wires are usually positive; however you may be faced with sa speaker which uses a grey wire, and another grey wire- the second with a black line. you will have to, again, turn to internet research to determine which is positive and negative, if the colors are not obvious.

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Hello lizskates814,

You can use either the high level (speaker) or the low-level (RCA's) inputs to the amp, but not both. Choose whichever one sounds the best or is more convenient to install and leave the other disconnected.

Hope this helps.

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Hello gmb_66,

You did not specify exactly which Jensen amp you have. None of the Jensen PowerPlus series I found had high-level inputs. You can go here and select your amp to download the manual. They should also have the connector for speaker inputs.

Most amps that have both high-level and RCA inputs allow you to use one or the other, but not both at the same time. If your head unit has RCA ourputs, those would be the ones to use, because they generally provide a cleaner signal to the amp with less noise.

Hope this helps.


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you need to determine how long the wire run will be from the battery to the amp then check http://www.caraudiohelp.com/car_audio_wiring/car_audio_wiring.htm
this link will allow you to know what guage and how far at what amperage ,A rule I use is look at the fuse or fuses in the amp and match the amperage fuse at the battery ,no more than .The fuses in the amps are usually above the current that the amp will pull from the car battery .or alternator when running . That amp has a large power supply and runs low impedance (it will pull power from your car )Think about a capacitor ,unless you are installing in a truck with dual batteries .

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