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Old     (bwillx2)      Join Date: May 2007       05-12-2008, 10:03 AM Reply   
I have 2 DVC 4 ohm 12" Fosgate HE2's that I am going to put in the boat. They are 500 watt rms max. Would it be best to get a 2 channel amp or a mono amp? what ohm load would i need to run to these subs? Thanks for the help!!
Old     (thesack)      Join Date: Mar 2008       05-12-2008, 10:42 AM Reply   
Personally I would wire each sub to be 2 ohm (wire the VC's in parellel), and get a Mono Amp that is 1 Ohm Stable. Personally I would go with an MTX sub amp. I have had Kicker, Fosgate, Phoneix Gold, Alpine and MTX. The MTX seems to provide the best over all power to the subs and run the best.
Old     (cmart1240)      Join Date: Dec 2007       05-12-2008, 10:45 AM Reply

the web page above should help you wire it, which will depend on what amp(s) you get.

As far as the amp goes, you want class D mono.

if it were me, i would get two kicker zx751 amplifiers and wire 1 sub to each amp with the voice coils in parralel. Use a sealed box. Turn your amp gains down to a quarter and you will have a NICE system!
Old     (olskooltige)      Join Date: Mar 2007       05-12-2008, 11:30 AM Reply   
Mono 1000W @ 1 ohm is what you want. That will be the cheapest solution. There are numerous options for getting that power and that load. I would look for an older power series from Rockford 1001 BD. They can be had <$200 and put out power.
Old     (bkoz)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-12-2008, 4:28 PM Reply


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