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Improper function when i first hooked my amp up, i noticed that it was delivering very little power to my subs.  when i looked at them in the trunk, I could see slight cone vibration but there was virtually no sound being reproduced.  this was the case even when all settings that affect sound were turned all the way up.  later on that day when i played with the balance controls on my deck, I noticed that when I put it all the way to left or right the corresponding subwoofer would hit hard, but then go back to nothing when i put the balance back to the middle.  So for now I have just 1 RCA input plugged in to my amp, and am satisfied with the sound, but I would like to get both of them on considering I paid for 2 and a 2 channel amp.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Try hooking up your subwoofers in series. then connecting them bridged to the amplifier. as follows: positive from sub#1 into positive of amplifier left channel.. negative sub#1 into positive sub#2. negative sub#2 into negative amplifier right channel. turn the gain down as this will sound pretty loud.

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