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Subwoofer amp problems

I have two kenwood 700 watt subs, i am getting a 1000 watt amplifier, which is 350 rms, for 2 chanell 4 ohms you know, but wht size speaker wire shoul i run from my subs to the amplifier? and any hints you want to give me. thanks

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  • zach_cant Apr 21, 2008

    should i use the same gauge wire to the sub from the amp as i do from the head unit to the amp

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I would suggest 16-18 gauge wire it will handle the 500 watt max u will b running

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  • shadowc2d Apr 24, 2008

    in my experiance the best way to run from the head to the amp would be rca (or what some call a line level or low level) then run the speaker wire from your amp to the sub(s)

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