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Old 04-08-2004, 12:25 AM   #11
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so a 2 ohm would not work?
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Whoa, don't do that! That'* not good setup at all. All SVC systems should be parallel, and mixing like this, isn't good at all.
May I ask what is wrong with this?
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Wiring in series will drop the power going through considerably. Wiring two in series will make those two share half of the power, while the other single ones sees the other half by itself.

More power to the same sub = louder, but more power handling doesn't necessarily But it usually does.

SLE Bro, like I told you on AIM, 3 crappy subs, or one nice bliotch? One 500w RMS sub will destroy those 3 150 watt ones, no contest. It'll sound better too, and not kill any amps, or soak up all your budget.

EDIT: Read up for more if you don't believe me http://www.jlaudio.com/tutorials/dvc/point.html
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Wiring in series will drop the power going through considerably. Wiring two in series will make those two share half of the power, while the other single ones sees the other half by itself.
Your math is a little off. The two that are in series will each have half of the total output and the one that is wired in parallel is going to see the full output, not half. Although I would probably run an even number number of subs (2 or 4) this would be the best way to wire 3 drivers if that is what he ends up with.

It'* unclear to me if 1993 SLE already has the three subs or not. If the are not already purchased, he may want to consider the "one sub solution" as others have suggested. This will certainly simplify wiring and it sounds as if the SVC subs are not high on the recommended equipment list.
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Wiring in series will drop the power going through considerably. Wiring two in series will make those two share half of the power, while the other single ones sees the other half by itself.
Your math is a little off. The two that are in series will each have half of the total output and the one that is wired in parallel is going to see the full output, not half. Although I would probably run an even number number of subs (2 or 4) this would be the best way to wire 3 drivers if that is what he ends up with.

It'* unclear to me if 1993 SLE already has the three subs or not. If the are not already purchased, he may want to consider the "one sub solution" as others have suggested. This will certainly simplify wiring and it sounds as if the SVC subs are not high on the recommended equipment list.
i agree
with wiring
because a 1ohm load even if the amp is stable isnt a safe load puts alot of wear and tear on the amp thats my opinion
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Old 04-08-2004, 10:29 AM   #16
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It'* unclear to me if 1993 SLE already has the three subs or not. If the are not already purchased, he may want to consider the "one sub solution" as others have suggested. This will certainly simplify wiring and it sounds as if the SVC subs are not high on the recommended equipment list.
no i have not purchased the subs

http://www.rockfordfosgate.com/produ...h%20Subwoofers
or
http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pn...etailComponent
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i guaranteed one rockford he2 or hx2 will outSOUND 3 of those punchs in quality and SPL!

those punchs are buy one get one free.......you get what you pay for!
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ok so if i get 2 500 RMS subs what amp will nedd to run them

for example

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....oryId=cat03081
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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....oryId=cat03085

something of that nature would work.........you'd most likely want to run stereo at 2 ohms with those subs.....so with the amp i linked you'd get 400x2 with the typical UNDERRATED rockford watts.
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typically for a good amp you going to pay .75 to 1.00$ a watt kepp that in mind i like phoniex gold,Xtant,Jl Audio,Crossfire<
DONT BUY SOME BEST BUY ****
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