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I got 2x 1200 watt clarion subs and a 400 watt amp is the amp big enough

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The amp is way to small if you want enough power check out the new soundstream amps or the new mtx amps and you will need to add in a second battery.

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if your amp has a bridge do nt bridge the subs just connect them normal planet audio subs usually dont have a high potential to withstand too much watts even if the subs say 1200 watts thats not true nwatts check the box the subs came in it will tell u true wattage it may say rms

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I got to 12 they are about 400 watts each what would be a good amp to put on it to lift the subs


Hello jeremymikjha,

Basically you want to match the subs in impedance and power.

With 4 ohm subs wired in parallel, the final load will be 2 ohms. Depending on how hard you want them to hit, a pair of 400 watt RMS subs will need an amp that delivers 600-1,000 watts into a 2 ohm load.

The enclosure you use will also make a big difference. A sealed enclosure will need more power. A ported enclosure will be louder with less power.

The Hifonics shown here would be a good choice for a sealed enclosure. It's rated for 1,100 watts RMS into a 2 ohm load.

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_17598_Hifonics+BXi+1610D.html

The Eclipse XA1200 outputs 600 watts RMS into a 2 ohm load. It would power the subs very well in a ported box.

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_17598_Hifonics+BXi+1610D.html

Somewhat less expensive but good quality would be one of the Alpine MRP series. The MRP-M500 is only $179.99 at SonicElectronix. It delivers 500 watts. It's big brother is the MRP-M1000 with twice the power. Be sure your subs are securely mounted or this amp will literally "lift the subs".

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No amp is too big, you can turn the gain down. Anyway in my experience people tend to blow up their subs with underpowered stuff anyway (power spikes from clipping). Your amp is rated at 11000watts max and will probably only put out 500 or 600 watts RMS - RMS by the way is the number you should go by. It indicates the usable output w/ out lots of distortion. On the flipside you can power high wattage subs with an underpowered amp and be just fine. However if you wish to extract the most you will need to match amps and subs. A good example of under powered sub applications is in some of my work- I built a wall of nine 12" subs in a bronco, we competed in a 50 watt class and cleaned house taking first in class. Another would be a 150x2 watt amp driving two 15" CV Strokers (1200 watts each). I was going to compete in that class but they made me move up becuase I was an installer at the time. I was upset at first but after my first try I was able to get about 146db and went on to take first anyway. So if the enclosures are built right you can still use that kind of setup. I hope this was helpfull. If you are concerned with exact wattage ratings the manufactures websites should list them. Good luck.
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Hello,

To run 2 subs, the amp would be a little small. The subs will run OK, they just won't be very loud.

It's usually better to compare and match up the RMS power rather than the peak power. The Sony XS-L10P5B sub has a peak power handling figure of 1200 watts, but the RMS is 300 watts. The Sony XM-ZZR3301 monoblock amp puts out 1100 watts peak, but only 330 watts RMS. They would work great together, 1 sub, 1 amp. But if you add another sub, each one would only be getting about 165 watts. They'd work OK, just not as loud as they could be.

Hope this helps!

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