I just bought a 2006 Ultimate T3-4075 four channel amp in another rediculous attempt to power 2 boxed Alpine S-Type 6x9s and 2 open Kenwood 6x9s (all 4 200 watts). The power and everything seems to operate properly, but I cant get any sound in the freakin speakers. I expect that once again I have been played by some retard salesperson who really doesnt know stereo equipment. The speakers are 4 ohms, but the amplifier has a 2 ohm impendency. Can anyone explain this problem to me, and possibly offer me some advice on whether or not I should take this amp back and look for another. Thanks for your help.
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I'm using that Alpine right now for 2-12" subs and I have compared it to 6 or 7 other amps this month and most were 4 channel 150Watt/Channel Bridged to 300Watts x 2 and found the Alpine to be superior in both sound quality and loudness. The Alpine has also not turned off even with full volume for hours at a time, Very solid amp I was very surprised due to it's size!
run two 6x8s on each of the front channels of the amp. then depending on the sub you can bridge it on the rear channels.only if its a single four ohm. if its a dual 2 ohm sub run each coil on each channel. 1 coil-1channel. the other coil-the other channel. amp should run fine may run a little hot since it will be doing all it can do at a safe ohm load. just make sure it is mounted in a well vented area. should be safe.
if you get the 4ohm you can wire it to run a 2ohm an the kenwood amp will push 900 watts at 2ohms.they say it can push up to 1800 watts,that would be at 1ohm.that kenwood runs 500 at 4ohms an 900 at 2ohm.if you need help wiring the sub or anything else let me know [email protected],com
Max Power Output
4 Ohm [14.4V]
500W x 1 [20-200Hz, 0.5%THD]
2 Ohm [14.4V]
900W x 1 [100Hz, 1.1%THD]
I know this is a very broad statement, but your budget will allow for what you buy. You will want a nice 2 channel 50 watt rms amp min. 50 watts is a lot of power for those speakers and you will be happy. I would recommend if your budget allowed a nice kenwood, Alpine, Diamond Audio or MB quart. Just make sure whatever you buy that it is a low noise A/B class amp. Nothing to special.
Hi firstof all your deck isnt really putting out 52 watts x4 more like 17-22w rmsx4 ,companies like to throw out some crazy numbers it seems. If your into Kenwood try out a KAC-8404 4-channel on the mids/highs that will put 50 w x4 rms at 4 ohms or if you wanna go a lil louder try the kenwood x600f that will throw 100w rms on each 6x9 at 4 ohms no problem. My system is very similar to yours but running 4 pioneer 5x7's in all the doors and powering it with the 8404 its loud and clean ,fan cooled and no problems at all. My subs are a pair of 15's soundstream t-4's powered by an Alphasonik pma2500a its throwing 800w rms on each sub running in stereo at 2 ohms.It can drown out the mids if i set it that way but my mids /highs cant take as much power as your kenwoods can or else id step up to the x600f too.
I suppose you checked all the usual suspects? Fuse, Ground, and Remote turn on?
Now if memory serves me isn't that an amp that has a digital display on the top? If so you have to scroll thru the menu items and see if it is on low pass or even off? The gains are tricky because they get louder with less dbs. but check the outputs.
if all else fails it's probalby bad.