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Old 15th September 2007, 05:14 PM   #1
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Default t-amp + one speaker , can i get full potential?

Sorry for being a bit cryptic. Im about to build a small mobile stereo using a 5066 t-amp a small ~1,5-2 Ah batteri and one tangband w3-871s.
Since i only use one speaker i would feed one of the t-amp channels with a monosignal, then the channel not used will just be lying therer waiting for work.
Is that the only way to do it or can I use the full capacity of the t-amp but with just one driver? I understand bridging is not an option?
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Old 15th September 2007, 08:40 PM   #2
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That's about the best you can do with one speaker. You lose one channel of the amp. You can not bridge them.

I would also suggest you put a resistor on the blank channel. Maybe 20 Ohms or so - 10 watt. The T-Amps are happier with a load on the output.

Maybe later you will want to put a woofer with your Tang Band. You can use the other channel for that.
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Old 15th September 2007, 09:28 PM   #3
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how unhappy will the t-amp be without a load on the other channel? I thought i might save some batteripower when I was only using one channel but if Im going to burn it in a resistor I might aswell put another speaker there, or?
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