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Speaker type The speaker is KFC-W1212DVC and the amp is KAC-X520....I also wanted to know, I have a 760W Pioneer amp...will that work better than the 1000W Kenwood KAC-X520...

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    I just don't know what to do....I can't get sound from the speaker and it's brand new.

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I posted a comment on your other post not nodicing this one. But commenting on the choice of amps, It would all depend on what the model number is on the pioneer amp. Also it would depend on what kind of sound you want. Could you get me the model number of that and double check your model numbers for the kenwood sub and amp. The amp that I show when I googled it was rated at 250 watt at 2 ohms no where near 1000. so if I have the wrong amp let me know, I would like to help. Thanks
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