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I'm currently driving the two rear speakers with this unit, would it be possible to add the two front one too? Or would I be better off with a different model?

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  • kwanderi455 Oct 25, 2010

    Thank you the advise. That's kind of what I thought, but I'm no audio expert. I now have the info I need to implement the correct solution.

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This is a 2 channel amp. Right and left. It is also only 4 ohm stable. As long as you do not have an ohm load lower then 4 ohms, you can run what you want on it.

However.... If you run 2 more speakers off of this for the front, they would all be on the same rear channel, meaning you will have no fade, and some songs that are designed to have parts of the song louder in the front then the back, will loose some sound.

If you want to run front and rear speakers on an amp in your vehicle, it is best to either have a 4 channel amp,or buy another 2 channel amp. This way you ohm loads will be correct, and your balance and fade will be as well.

Typical setup, 4 channel amp running the front and rear speakers, and a Class D mono block am driving a subwoofer(s) in the trunk area. In place of 1 4 channel amp, you can use two 2 channel amps.

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