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I have 2mb quart 15's 2ohm sub and a hifonics bxi1608d amp

I wanted to know the best way to wire this and if this is a good combo

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The two 2ohm subwoofers can only be wired to a 2ohm or 8ohm load. You are gonna want them wired 2ohms on a monoblock amplifier. the other option is to wire each sub to 4 ohms (series) and then connect each one to a separate channel on a 2 channel (stereo) amplifier. go for an amplifier that produces up to the MB's RMS rating and make sure they are enclosed in a box to their specifications and they should pound.

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Hello chino2g,

For 3 DVC 4 ohm subs wired to a 2 ohm stable amp, your best option would be to wire all of the sub voice coils in series (individual 8 ohm loads) and then parallel the three subs for a final load of 2.67 ohms. There's really no other configuration. Here's the wiring diagram:

http://www.rockfordfosgate.com/rftech/woofer_wizard.asp?submitted=true&woofer_qty=3&woofer_imp=4

Hope this helps.

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As i read your problem i can recommend you that connecting each of the hifonics amp to each hifonics sub with the same specs by getting the specs in interfacing the two or you can simply look to the output of the amp and the input of the sub and find a suitable plug that fits to them.

In the case if you want to run each hamp to individually run each sub but sharing 3 farad capacitor: what i can suggest is that you connect in parallel one connecting wire of each input or ouput of the amp or sub. Its like connecting a connector from each of the input or output of the amp or sub to one leg of the capacitor, and connecting two wires to the other leg, one is being connected to the amp or sub and the other wire is connected to the other amp or sub.

In the case of putting a circuit breaker at the car battery: what i can suggest is that you find an appropriate circuit breaker that fits the specs of the car battery then connect it in series on the positive supply or read the specs of the circuit breaker before you connect it to the battery. Having a circuit breaker is like having a fuse but with special advantages in favor of the circuit breaker.

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