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Amp and sub connection

Two 380 watts maximum to 1300 watts xplod sub in series connection driven by an xm-1652z xplod amp in bridge connection the amp in bridge is 400w x 1 max to 1000w x 1 while the subs in series becomes 760w maximum to 2600w,, what will happen in the long run? 2nd problem: 2 units 380w maximum to 1300 watts driven by only 165w x 2 maximum to 1000 watts amp in stereo connection.what will happen to the amp?? 3rd problem: one 380w maximum to 1300w subwoofer driven by an amp in bridge 400w max to 1000w. the sub is 20 watts lower to that of the amp which is 400 to 1000 w. what will happen to the sub? this are my problems, pls help me>>> thank you!!!!!!

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Re: amp and sub connection

Too many problems, lol. One at a time. I lost you in your post, run by me again but one amp at a time.

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How do i bridge a 1000 watt amp to two 1200 watt subs

a sony 1000 watt rating is an exagerration. you will blow your 1200 watt speakers far before reaching sonys claim of 1000 watts

Jul 10, 2014 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Getting my son a sony xplod xm-1652 2 channel what subs would sound good and the things says 1000x2 and 500x2 what is the truth

165 watts x 2 @ 4ohms and 200-230 watts@ 2 ohms or 400-460 watts bridged into a 4 ohm mono load is what the amp will actually do. A single 12 inch sub or a pair of 10 inch subs or 12s would be great

Nov 22, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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I have 2 1100watt sony xplods will they run off a 1000 watt amp

yes it will work, but it will only put out the power to the sub that the amp allows, ie : 100 watt amp puts out 100 wats.
you can also try reconfigering your wire to your subs, if your amp is 1ohm stable and your subs you can come off the amp with a bridge and run subs in series or parralell, this will dramaticly improve the bass

Apr 14, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Can I run 8 speakers and 1 sub through 1 1200watt 2:1 Sony Xplod?

asuming the 8s are 4ohms each; wire two in series and that gives you 8ohms then two more in series then you put those together in parallel and it gives you a 4ohm load. repeat with other four for the other side. you should then be able to bridge the sub

series; posative of one speaker to negative of other speaker and that doubles your ohms

parallel; posative to posative negative to negative and that cuts the ohms in half

Apr 06, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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How do i bridge 3 subs to a 4 channel amp

My information shows the XM-1652Z as being a 2-channel amp. It will not be stable below 4-ohms in bridged mode. For best power, your subs will need to be 2-ohms with all 3 wired in series. This will present a 6-ohm load to the amp. After wiring the subs in series, connect the positive speaker wire to one channel (+) and the negative speaker wire to the other channel (-). For the 1652Z no other wiring is necessary. For subs you will also want to set the LPF (80Hz) switch to the "ON" position (to the right).

Keep in mind that the rated output is only 400 watts RMS at 4-ohms in bridged mode. That's kinda wimpy for 3 subs. You would probably obtain better results from two 2-ohm subs, each connected to a separate channel. That way each sub would be getting 200 watts RMS, still low but there's lots of good subs that will sound pretty loud with 150-200 watts

Mar 25, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Can a 1000 watt amp run 800 rms subs and best wiring option

yeah it will run them but you won't get your full power because the rms for your subs is high. try bridging them with some 8 gauge wire, and of you got a crossover it will help you out alot

Feb 22, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Will this give me what I want

I perfer a sound stream reference 500, it is a great amp. I had 4 Kicker comps 12", and man the boooom. What you have is good, if you have them bridged.

Jan 15, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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How to measure watts

You need a Volt Meter and an Ohm Meter. P = VI & I = V/r, so Power = (Volt^2)/Ohms .

You can get the ohms by hooking them up to the subwoofer input wires, and you get the volts by hooking up to the amp output terminals/wires. Although, amps will put out different voltages for different frequences, this should give you ballpark estimates.

Nov 10, 2008 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Sub power hadling capacity

Yes. If the rated power is 380W and the Max power is 1000W then it will handle it. Subs fry when clipping occurs. Clipping is when the amplifier is pushed past its capabilities and the output to the sub gets "dirty". The better quality the amp, the safer it will be on your speakers. It is also important to remember that the gain control on the amplifier is NOT a volume control to boot the sound, it is only to match the output from the headunit to the input handling of the amp. Cranking the gain up too much WILL CAUSE CLIPPING.

Jan 04, 2008 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier cuts out when turned up loud

The best thing to do is to get a amp that is more watts than your subs, not the other way around, speakers are known to handel a lil more power but amps cant produce more power than they are capable of... your ground wire should be thick also, say 6 to 8 mm or so, and its best to put in a cap and an equalizer.

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