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Old 04-24-2005, 11:18 AM   #11
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I am curious where you get 760watts, with 380x1 at 4ohms? What if you ran it at 2ohms?

Isn't the testing inaccurate if you don't have load on one of the channels? I could be wrong though. Now since your sub is a 500w RMS, 1000w Peak, and you are only sending it 380w, there would be a BIG difference between that and 500w. Especially since your amp doesn't peak [does it?]. Personally, I would save up for a 500w amp, that has a peak of around 600-700w. Amps that peak are more expensive, but you will be much more satisfied with the results.

Also, have you confirmed the voltage AT the amp? Maybe you aren't getting a full 14.4v? What gauge wiring are you using?


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I am curious where you get 760watts, with 380x1 at 4ohms? What if you ran it at 2ohms?

Isn't the testing inaccurate if you don't have load on one of the channels? I could be wrong though. Now since your sub is a 500w RMS, 1000w Peak, and you are only sending it 380w, there would be a BIG difference between that and 500w. Especially since your amp doesn't peak [does it?]. Personally, I would save up for a 500w amp, that has a peak of around 600-700w. Amps that peak are more expensive, but you will be much more satisfied with the results.

Also, have you confirmed the voltage AT the amp? Maybe you aren't getting a full 14.4v? What gauge wiring are you using?


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It is 760watts peak. And I am getting the full voltage, not that has anything to do with what I am asking. But I am just going to buy that sub, if it doesn't work out I can save up my money and buy another amp.
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