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How to connect two amps do i connect one amp from battery and then take power from the other or must i connect bofe of them from the battery and how do i get rca cable to the other amp my stereo only has one rca out i have i two in to four rca cable the amps are 4 channels do you get a splitter

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Run a single wire to battery fit it to a distribution or connector block they normally come 1 into 4 or 1 into 2 ,and yes you can get splitters for your rca cables should be able to pick them up at your local car audio dealer.

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