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I have a general lee and I am running a 2 by 8 box. What should I turn my radio down too to run this box I was told 3 watts wgat do I turn to accomplish this I doesn't seem to have much modulation either

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A 2x8 has a variable on the front.. Leave your radio alone.. Adjust your deadkey to 200watts let it swing

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    A 2x8 has a variable on the front.. Leave your radio alone.. Adjust your deadkey on the amp variable to 200watts let it swing.. Loaf it along.. Dont ruin your equipment



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The radio needs to be tuned for the box. 3 watts sounds too high for a 2x8.

I would say it would be more like 1-1/5 to 2 watts. That may be why your not getting that much swing.

You should set the radio so the box dead keys around 300 to 400 watts.

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