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I have a set of Roadmaster rts 3000's which is composed of two subs I believe and two tweeters. They both have an 8 ohm impedance. Now I would like to wire the two pair together to have a stereo speaker set. How many volts will I need to run the two assuming I build my own amp?

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hi, have u first disconnected the tweeters and then checked, as if its on a cross over, the tweeter is in series with a capacitor,if u have a ohms meter or a continuety tester check the tweeter coil if its open,secondly you can have the coil replaced, check if u can get one before buying a new,let me know

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Offhand, the tweeter can be rated similarly to that of the woofer but not lower than 26 watts. I think your concern should also include the physical mounting and size since most branded units would be using proprietary components/parts and are not readily available.

Most electronics parts store would be carrying "generic" tweeters and "as per sample" would be your best basis. If I understand it right, **** Smith in Australia would be similar to Raon Stores in the Philippines or Akihabara in Japan.

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SOURCE: how do you make two dvc subs run at one ohm and put them to a 2 ohm mono block

Make sure your amp is one ohm stable. If you wire the subs at one ohm and the amp is not a one ohm stable you run the risk of blowing the amp if not both the amp and the subs

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Hello monkey_flea, Your subs will share the amp output. And if you are not careful, you'll end up blowing them. The amp puts out 1300 watts RMS at 2ohms, the subs have an RMS power range of from 75-350 watts, and you'll be driving them with 650 watts each. A better power match would be to series the subs to present an 8ohm final load. This will reduce the output power to a level the subs can handle. Or you could buy 2 more 12.1's and connect them series-parallel for a 4ohm load and each sub would still be getting 325 watts RMS, just about the maximum they are rated to handle. Hope this helps.

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