I know that 2 channel bridged amp will produce more power into 4 ohms than an equivalent mono amp of the same power into 4 ohms. My only suggestion to achieve what you are wanting, is to use a two zone speaker selector switch with volume controls. Amp has 1 an 2 plugged in or 1 an 2 together to make 1 an then plug 1 in to amp if that makes sense? Amplifiers are designed to provide a specific signal level to an impedance range. Changing the speaker impedance is one of the easiest and most dramatic ways to change the sound of a guitar amp. The cone movement for both coils will be identical, and will not cause distortion problems. As for a diagram, I can point you to our.
Please advise which one and how to wire those, don't know what is the lowest impedance for K-600 using two subs. However, I can't seem to find any two channel amps on here that supply 500w or greater of power. You may be temped to use typical electrical wire instead of speaker wire to save money. Developing this website and answering the questions and comments requires a lot of time and effort. Without knowing which you have, we can't help with wiring. Is there a way i can wire all this into this amplifier? If all speakers have the same impedance, the total impedance is the impedance of a single speaker divided by the total number of speakers. Question is does the wiring have to go from amp to sub to sub as shown or can it still be wired to the box separately on each side of the amp, which seems to be the same idea? You need to re-set the amplifier's gain, with the bass control at the highest setting you use, so no distortion can ever play.
Connect the positive wire this should be a wire marked with red into the positive input of the amp and the speaker the positive inputs should also be marked red. Power handling - as a rule of thumb, when mixing speaker types in a two speaker cabinet, maximum power handling is 2 x the lowest rated speaker e. About the Author Living in Tucson, Ariz. Low pass crossovers for woofers require very large inductors. The extra terminals give you more options for wiring the speaker. Sorry for so many questions but i believe you guys have the best advice.
When there is a long cable run to be split to go to both speakers Parallel: Join the cables from both speakers to the cable from the amplifier Series: Join the two speakers in series, then join this to the feed cable When the cables from each speaker come back to a wall plate Parallel: Simply join the terminal as shown Series: The series connection is made with one join You may have noticed that no matter which scenario is used, all the parallel diagrams are technically wired the same as each other — if you doubt me, trace the connections with your fingers on any two of the parallel connection methods. If you want a question answered about your system, you must identify your equipment by brand names and model numbers. No matter how or to what amp you hook it up, it will always have a nominal impedance of 8 ohms - you can't change that. Single SpeakerThe most basic cabinet configuration is a single speaker. If not, look for some indication next to the speaker terminals on the amp. If you double click on a diagram you should see a slightly larger version for easier viewing. I also have a dvc 4ohm alpine type s.
Whether 2 speakers connected to one amplifier should be in series or parallel mostly depends on the impedance of the speakers. How and what type of amp do I buy to make this work properly. This is one of the selling points of high end cables. What is the propoer order if this is true? Can't wait to hear back from you. The sub's built-in amplifier has been optimized to run that particular Mackie driver, so I recommend contacting Mackie tech support in order to get a replacement. I am tight on money and trying my best to work with what I can afford.
Divide this number by the number from step 3. In fact, it is not a good idea to ever wire different impedance subs together - the lower impedance sub will get twice the power of the higher impedance sub, possibly under-powering one while over-powering the other. Just don't expect much bass from this system. I tested one with dummy wires connected and it dropped to 2 ohm andI was thinking about hooking them up to a mono 1100 watt amp but I'm not sure if that's possible or if it would have enough power. What would be the best option to get the most bass , I aim for the subs that have the highest decibels of efficiency. If you mean to have the two 6x9 speakers as your left and right stereo speakers, then they will each need their own channel of amplification to work. I want to connect negative to negative and positive to positive which gives me 1 ohm load.
Then wire the two subs together. Should 2 speakers be connected in Series or Parallel? This diagram shows all 4 valves open. I know of no multi-channel amp that can put out this much power. I'm looking at the mono amp using two 4 ohm dvc subs resulting in two ohm final load. The combined impedance matches that of one speaker.
You can compensate for that by adjusting the radio's fade control to balance the sound. It can do 800w at 4ohms, 1250w at two ohms and 1600 at 1ohm. One reason is that you will get maximum transfer of power. Is your amp a 1-channel amp, by any chance? Use , changing all 4s in the captions to 6s and the 2 to a 3. If that isn't enough loud bass for you, you can always step up to a higher-powered amplifier, say a 400- or 500-watt model.
Running the amp at 2 Ohms would have what effects on heat or long term reliability, if any? Thanks again for your help, you were really helpful. As you know, not being technically savvy I had no idea what to do or use. Maybe you copied down the model number incorrectly. This is usually done so that you can use an active crossover before the amplifier. Manufacturers give a nominal in name only value impedance for their subwoofers that is usually around the lowest impedance the voice coil measures while playing a sweep of frequencies. Simple Calculator for Speakers in Parallel Below is a separate calculator for 2, 3 and 4 speakers wired in parallel.