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I am going to assume the 2 speakers in the sub are each 4 ohm loads, and are wired together in parallel, creating a 2 ohm load. And your amp pushes 800W at a 2 ohm load. And actually goes down to 1 ohm/1100W. Anyway...

Seems you want to lessen the wattage output of the amp by making a 4 ohm load. To do that, you need to wire the both 2 ohm speakers in SERIES.
In general wiring principles, to wire in SERIES, take the POS terminal from the amp and wire to the POS terminal of first speaker. Take the NEG terminal from the amp and wire to the 2nd speakers' NEG terminal. Then place a "jumper" piece of speaker wire to connect 1st speakers' NEG terminal to 2nd speakers' POS terminal. Now you have a 4 ohm load, and will be pushing 450W from your amp.

This way the load will now be 4 ohms.

Kicker DCVR122... | Answered on Jan 11, 2013


use this website for all your wiring needs.
http://www.the12volt.com/ohm/page2.asp#resistance

Kicker DCVR122... | Answered on Feb 19, 2010


get a 2 channel with as much watts as you can affored. you wont blow them its better to have to many watts then not enought the subs work harrded with less watts i know that sounds crazy but trust me je

Kicker DCVR122... | Answered on Nov 17, 2009


Has nothing to do with the sub's . This is an AMP problem. Best guess is you are running at too low of an impedance. Most likely (sight unseen) you are running a 2ch AMP @ 2 ohms bridged, or if the sub's Dual voice coil you are @ 1 ohm, and most amps frown on that.

Give me some specs..

Amp make, and model.
And EXACT model # of the sub's. Give me this info, and I will tell you how to make it work.

Kicker DCVR122... | Answered on Aug 08, 2009


not a bad amp by any stretch. they do carry a little more thd then some of your higher end amps but should do the job. you did not mention what type of other gear you are running with? your head unit needs seperate sub out rca, prefer 5 volt+ for cleaner stronger signal but any will work. you might want to purchase a good 1 farad cap run at least 4 ga if not bigger cable ( im running 00 gauge on 1500 watts to 4 momo 12's) make sure you have same size ground wire to an excellent ground source. not sure about your crossovers either, im running 2/3rd octave phoenix gold from the old days i swear by them. all that and a good box will help greatly. routing your wires the proper way and using higher end cables will help greatly also. happy beating, any more questions just ask and i do what i can to help. BOOM ON

Kicker DCVR122... | Answered on Feb 27, 2009


Kicker would be a possible source.

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Oct 05, 2019


It belongs in the 4 port molex that has the RED, Blue Blue/white and last wire should be black

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Jul 24, 2019


If going sealed I would aim somewhere in the 1.5 to 2.0cuft area. That sub can go in a 1.0 cu ft box to 2.4 depending on the room you he the bigger is usually better for sound quality

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Apr 26, 2019


First, that amp, has too much power for that sub. Even though it isn't really outputting 2500 watts, (realistically putting out 650 watts). That sub is only rated to handle 150 RMS, 300 Peak, 1000 watts will blow that sub very quickly.

First thing you need to do is find a sub which better matches the output of your amp.

The second thing, you need to make sure that your vehicle's electrical system is able to handle the additional current draw.

Address these things before you install your gear.

I've been a 12v installer for going on 28 years

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Feb 10, 2019


Three times its volume so 4ft^2

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Dec 17, 2018

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