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    Amp Wiring Kit

    Going to be buying a Kicker sub which is:
    2000 watts max power handling
    1000 Watts RMS power handling

    This will be wired into an amp at 2 ohm rms: 1x800w

    What wiring kit will I be needing?
    Will this be ok (4awg)?
    http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...egoryId_165626

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    should be fine fella
    G t c

    soon!

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    Thanks, went and got one from halfruads (was same price as ebay)
    Bought the amp and sub today but am a litte confused (fli trap was so much easier to set up)

    Someone mentioned to parallel wire the sub to run it at 2ohms, but how is this accomplished, I have 2 positive and 2 negative speaker output slots on the amp and one input for positive and negative on the sub.

    Also what should I set the following settings:
    • Master or slave
    • subsonic, on or off
    • LPF gain dial
    • Phase 0 or 180 degree
    Thanks a lot!

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    It's the sub that will make the amp run at 2 ohms if it's capable of doing so. This is usually when it has 2 voice coils which I thought all kicker subs had. It sounds like you just have one voice coil though so you just wire it to the amp in bridged mono (the diagram will be on the amp how to do this)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Autosparks View Post
    It's the sub that will make the amp run at 2 ohms if it's capable of doing so. This is usually when it has 2 voice coils which I thought all kicker subs had. It sounds like you just have one voice coil though so you just wire it to the amp in bridged mono (the diagram will be on the amp how to do this)
    Hi,
    The seller said it was a 06S15 L74 subwoofer
    which according to this website is dual voice coil http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...+06S15L74.html

    Its in a custom box so might open it up to see, also there is no diagram on the amp so dont know what a bridged mono is (sorry)
    Fli traps was just plug and play!

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    Just opened it up, it is dual voice coil!

    Image shows a wire connecting the coil 2 negative to coil 2 positive


    Image showing 2 wires, one from positve and other negative which connects to where you put the speaker cable from the amp to the sub (box)

    Is this a correct way of running it at 2ohms?
    If so...

    Where do I wire the positive and negative speaker cable from the sub to the amp as I have 2 positive on the left and 2 negative on the right outputs (above blurry image of the amp outputs)

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    Yes that subs wired for 2 ohms. I can't tell a thing about the amp from that picture. What do the instructions say? What model number and makes the amp?
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    you could run it at 4 ohm
    (1 chanel runs 1 coil the other chanle runs coil 2)
    but would need to be mono input to the amp or the 2 channles would be pumping diffrent volumes and could course some problems later down the line

    or you could bridge it (posative 1 to negative 2)
    but you will need to make sure your amp is bridgeable and that it will work at 2 ohm when bridged
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    I bought it of a private seller which did not come with any instructions
    Its an D2400 amp (all I know)
    Ideallly I want to run it a 2ohms to get the full potential

    After playing with the macro settings on my camera, finnally managed to get a clear picture



    This what I meant by 2 positive and 2 negative outputs on the amp, does it matter which ones I use? (or should I even split the 2 wires and use all 4 outputs?)
    Thanks once again

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    Need a pic of the whole amp to try and identify it and find some instructions for it
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