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Old 15th September 2006, 02:36 AM   #1
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Default Quick subwoofer/amp power question

Say you have an amp that says it outputs 300 watts at 2 ohm, and you wire 3 subwoofers to it in a 2 ohm load, does each subwoofer get 300 watts, or does each subwoofer get 100 watts?

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Old 15th September 2006, 07:43 AM   #2
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3 -4 ohm subs in paralell would be 1.3 ohms load a bit below the mark.
however they would equaly share the power.
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So the amp will split the power output into 3 equal streams of power?
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Yep. I'm assuming you're wiring three 8 ohm speakers together...
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Old 15th September 2006, 10:25 PM   #5
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Yep. I'm assuming you're wiring three 8 ohm speakers together...
no...does it make a difference though?
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Old 15th September 2006, 11:29 PM   #6
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three 4 ohm subs in parallel = 1.3 ohms
three 8 ohm subs in parallel =2.7 ohms
provided the resistance of all 3 subs is the same they will split the power equaly
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no...does it make a difference though?
Are you not understanding me?? I was answering your previous post!! "So the amp will split the power output into 3 equal streams of power?"

I have no idea if you'll understand this, but I'll post it anyway: http://wickedcases.com/caraudio/amplifiers.html

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