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Hello. I have one (1) XS-L1035 being powered by a JBL gts 180X 2/1 channel amp. The sub works fine if i power two(2) subs thru 2 channels BUT if I try to bridge the power to one sub the amp cuts out. Is it because I am changing the ohms by bridging it? How can i bridge the power to this sub?

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It sounds like the problem is with the amp. try using the other sub in bridged mode and see if it still turns it off. If it still turns off then its definitely the amp. In 2 channel mode you are using each channel at 4 ohms right? and in bridged mode to 1 speaker it should be throwing a ton of power on a 4 ohm load as well,it should work fine bro -its gotta be the amp

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Ideally, you want to run each speaker with its own amp channel.

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http://www.jbl.com/HI-IN/Products/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?PID=SCS200.5BK/230

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Page 8: The sub needs a subwoofer Line Level pre-out from an AV Receiver or multichannel processor. Though not elaborated on in the manual, the L and R Line Level RCA connections are probably for use if you lack a Sub Out feed. Running L and R from your receiver would allow the sub to derive a Sub Channel.

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