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So i just bought a lanzar max 3000 watt amp for my 12 inch l7 kickers, 1500 watt each, which are both parellel wired through the coils. I had a sony xplod amp powering 1000 watts peak, so i want to upgrade. I wired my new amp up and only one channel works when i turn it on. So did some testing and when i put my audio cable into the level inputs only a particular cable works of the two. And when i switch the cable into the other level input the other channel powers the other sub. So the channels are blown, i thought on of the two cables was bad, but i tested it out in my old one and it works. So i'm stuck on what can be causing this problem?

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SOURCE: setting low pass and bass eq

the only thing that might damage equiptment other than playing it too loud would be running at 1 ohm if not supported by the amplifier.

as far as the eq and crossover settings, that is dependent on personal preference, and the acoustics of the paticular vheicle installed

Posted on May 17, 2008

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to it sound good to you good luck

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SOURCE: Subs and amp problem

2 subs and 1 amp

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SOURCE: Can I run 8 speakers and 1 sub through 1 1200watt 2:1 Sony Xplod?

asuming the 8s are 4ohms each; wire two in series and that gives you 8ohms then two more in series then you put those together in parallel and it gives you a 4ohm load. repeat with other four for the other side. you should then be able to bridge the sub


series; posative of one speaker to negative of other speaker and that doubles your ohms

parallel; posative to posative negative to negative and that cuts the ohms in half

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SOURCE: sony xm-D9001GTR mono and kicker 4ohm dual voice coil

its a good amp but dont power ur amp at full put it at about half power

Posted on May 27, 2009

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