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SOURCE: directed 1100d 2-channel amp

well the 1100d directed amp is a mono block.... but yes tou would run them in series which is pos 2 neg on each speaker if there 4 ohm and if there 8ohm run it parrel pos 2 pos neg 2 neg....

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