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Wiring configuration 800a2

I have a punch 800a2 and 2 jl 12w3 dual 6 ohm, should it be ran as 6 ohm,or i can wire for 1.5 ohm but is this amp stable for 1.5 ohm load? and how should i wire it if i just wanted to bridge it? thnx please help!! :(

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  • benms79 Apr 18, 2008

    i have a punch 800a2 and 2 jl 12w3 dual 6 ohm, should it be ran as 6 ohm,or i can wire for 1.5 ohm but is this amp stable for 1.5 ohm load? and how should i wire it if i just wanted to bridge it? thnx please help!! :(

  • benms79 Apr 18, 2008

    this is a punch 800a2 older one i believe from around 98 99. chrome 1 with the triangled look to it when end caps are added.

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Here are the diagrams for running dual voice 6 ohm sub's.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

  • Dalynn Turner Apr 19, 2008

    I wouldn't advise running your subs at 1.5 ohms unless your amp is 1 ohm stable. I ran my sub's at 1 ohm on a two ohm stable amp and my sub locked up. I had to hook my sub up to a battery and pop it to get it to work again LOL! Just for further reference ;)

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3 ohms per channel or 6 ohms bridged are the only options. 3 ohms per channel is a better option.

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