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Old 15th July 2008, 02:12 PM   #1
victorioarvin is offline victorioarvin  Philippines
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Default how will you make a 2ohs coonnection

i have 1 10'jbl dvc 2ohms and a 12" jbl dvc,2ohms subs.

my amp can handle 1,2 and 4 ohm

1) can i connect the two subwoofers in together?
2)what connection should i use?(some says that the 2 subwoofer in series will have 4 ohs connection,while in parrallel it will have a .5 ohms.my amps cant handle .5ohms)
3)what connection should i do to have a 1 ohms connection>?

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Old 15th July 2008, 02:33 PM   #2
pikkujöpö is offline pikkujöpö  Portugal
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In series to be safe for your amp.

In parallel the load is 1 Ohm,your amp may or may not like it.
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Old 15th July 2008, 02:35 PM   #3
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Two voice coils of 2 ohms in series will result in a total of 4 ohms.
Both in parallel will give a total of 1 ohm and not 1/2 ohm.
If your amp is capable of driving 1 ohm speakers feel free to connect them parallel to a mono amp.
However I would Recommending to use a two channel amplifier with seperate volume controls because of the different mechanical parameters (in particular diameter and possibly different Xmax and Pmax) of the chassis (10" and 12") besides other more or less important parameters.
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Old 15th July 2008, 08:17 PM   #4
Cal Weldon is offline Cal Weldon  Canada
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how will you make a 2ohs coonnection
If there are 2 ohm DVC you might want to consider running the two coils on each woofer in series and then paralleling the two woofers to get back to 2 ohms. Even if your amp is stable a 1 ohm, 2 ohms will run it cooler and probably last longer.

Question: Why do you want to use two different woofers? They are never going to sound the same if you are asking them to cover the same frequencies so this is not, IMHO, a good idea.
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