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Okay so I have just bought two 2008 kicker l5 12s in a loaded box and one of the subs sounds different then the other it almost vibrates and sounds like its blown but its brand new never been hooked up... so I'm wondering what I should do to see if its blown

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Take out of the box, and hook them up to your amp one at a time, if it makes a cracking noise its blown

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My 10 inch kickers sound distorted not clear at at and muffled


Does the enclosure volume and style/type match the sub requirements? Are the subs wired correctly? I've seen lots of marking on the wrong terminal. Try switching one of the subs from pos to neg and neg to positive. It will be dramatic and very noticable if that's all it is.
Is your cutoff frequency correct for the sub? Make sure they're not getting full spectrum frequency. Are the Subs physically hitting any part of the enclosure at any point in the excursion? Are they screwed securely to the enclosure? Is the sub surround intact and smooth through the full extcurion? Is the amp ok? Got enough current throughout the system? Battery, Capacitor, Wiring, fuses, speaker wire etc. Bigger is better but always the correct fuse rating.
Signal from the head unit? Proper preamp wiring?

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How do i wire a 8 ohm kicker comp 10" sub inside the box? and what is the best way to get more bump with a 600 w mtx amp and kicker comp 10" sub?


Ok, for an 8 Ohm sub, it is advisable to get another 8 Ohm sub. wire them in parallel down to a 4 Ohm load. You would wire both + wires together, and both - wires together to yield a 4 Ohm load at the amp. Majority of the amplifiers on the market are designed to give more power at a lower impedence, or Ohm load. You just have to make sure that your amp will take a 4 Ohm load. Without knowing the model of the MTX amp, I can't give more advise. However, this should be able to give you and idea of where to start. The main problem is that you have a single 8 Ohm sub in the Kicker Comp.

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Sounds like the sub is blown. Swap the two subs and see if the sound comes from the other sub in the original location as well. If not, then you have a bad sub. If the bad sound happens with both subs then you need to look at wiring and the Amp.

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Connect one to each channel, for the best sound.

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Really it all depends on how you want them to sound, and to be set up. There really is not specific air space, but there are general air spaces that work, and some times the manufacture will list some specs for different set ups. It also depends on the size of the sub, which you did not specify.

Kicker recommends as follows.

0.4 cubs per sub for a compact box, and 1.8 for an SQ box. SQ stand for sound quality.

So if you want a small box, do .4 per sub. If you want a better sounding box do 1.8.

Rule of thumb and something to think about.

The more air space in the sub, the less power you can run, the less air space, the more power you can run.

For example you can run 200 watts RMS per sub at .4 cubes, but only 140 watts RMS with 1.8.

As well, the smaller box will be louder, But not sound as good.

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you can't get full power out of it because those subs can be wired series/parrallel to a 1 ohm load or just series to a 4 ohm load and you don't want to put a 1 ohm load on this amp... you need dual 2 ohm subs for this amp... I have the same setup but with dual 2 ohm subs and it is rediculous... you need to buy different subs that are dual 2 ohm or buy an amp that is stable at 1 ohm... you will only get 750 rms out of a kicker 1500.1 at 4 ohms so u will do more harm than good to your subs.

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THIS MAYBE CAUSED BY HAVING THE WRONG FREQUENCY SELECTED

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turn them off and carefully push in on the cone (gently) and listen for scratching or scraping- push strait in and they should flow freely in and out if they DO without feeling or hearing scraping the subs are probably ok, next its either the amp is not powerful enough or the box is not soundly built, by that i mean its too small for the subs- is the box ported or sealed? if ported try plugging off the vent temporarily and see if bass increases if it does i would permanently seal the box

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NO it won't be your battery. Sounds more like your deck.

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kicker subs arnt ment to hit the lowest bass, unless you go spend a **** load of money, im talking 3000 wat amp, ant some 15' or bigger subs. the most commen kickers are 12' subs, so im asuming you have 12' subs, if not, this (said lightly) should work. try turning the bass boost screw on the amp to the middle of its turning range. this will offer the greatest balance between high and low bass. if you want more low bass, turn it past half. if you want more high bass, turn it down. i have mine set to mid range, but i also recently purchased 2 18' kickers. with every new set of subs, you should spend at least 15 min tuning the amp to get the best performance. every sub is different. hope this helps, good luck.

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