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Old 05-23-2007, 11:49 PM   #1
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What would be a good amp to run these two subs?

http://cgi.ebay.ca/2-ALPINE-SWR-1242...QQcmdZViewItem
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do you have a budget in mind?

They can be wired into either a 4ohm load or a 1 ohm load.

Chances are you should be looking for an amp that can be bridged at 4 ohms and put out somewhere in the area of 1000 watts.

My guess is that an amp that will be 1 ohm stable is not in your budget.
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Those type-Rs are DAMN impressive subs.....

They are somewhat underrated on powerhandling from the factory as well, many people on the car audio forums have no problems running them in the 700w RMS range daily and give them SPL burps around 1000 RMS

this would be a great choice

http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?...B7B2B5395F8062
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I'll agree with toasty on that amp choice
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I tried finding this on eBay because thats where I was planning on getting my stuff from, but there was only 1 or 2. Are there any other amps you could suggest that would be just as good from a well known company?

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I tried finding this on eBay because thats where I was planning on getting my stuff from, but there was only 1 or 2. Are there any other amps you could suggest that would be just as good from a well known company?

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your not going to be able to get a comparable amp for close to the same cost as a hifonics. hifonics is a VERY well known name in audio, and bang for the buck in high power d-class amps they cannot be beat....

wait around and check ebay regularly, they come around often

this guy has 10 of them
http://cgi.ebay.com/Hifonics-BXI1206...QQcmdZViewItem
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those subs are DUAL 4ohm voice coil woofers, wiring would be as shown in order to create an overall 2ohm load



i would recommend running a 4awg power and ground wire to the amp... it takes up to 2awg, but i think 4 would be sufficient, if you plan on running another amp for front speakers, then i would recommend running a 0/1awg to a fused distribution block and 4awg out to the amps
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I had thought that because there are 2 subs, you have to get a 2-channel amp? It is alright to run 2 subs off of a mono amp?

Thanks for all of the replys guys
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I had thought that because there are 2 subs, you have to get a 2-channel amp? It is alright to run 2 subs off of a mono amp?

Thanks for all of the replys guys
follow the post above to see how to properly wire the subs for a mono amp
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