Should I install a Secondary/Auxiliary battery or will a capacitor be sufficient?
Vehicle: 2007 Kia Spectra (stock altery/electrical system) -- Power needed for an 500w Alpine single channel mono amp that im trying to run.
☆Should I connect the Scosche 500k micro-farad DS capacitor to the system but y6or introduce another battery to the system?☆
☞ Why did my capacitor emit an extremely high-pitched tone when I tried to coaster it???
☞ How do wire the secondary batt. Into the system but have it powering only the amp?
- Anonymous2 weeks ago
No need for an extra battery or cap. If anything, do the “Big 3” upgrade to be safe, but you should be fine without.
- 1 month ago
No, you don't need an electrical upgrade for a small system.
A 500 watt amplifier isn't much, it's a decent amplifier that will bring your system to life.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Son, you do NOT need a secondary battery and a high output alternator for a 500 watt system. A capacitor is a complete SHlT of garbage here in car audio.
- N2AudioLv 71 month ago
No point in hassling with electrical system modifications.
It's a 500w amp, your alternator and battery will be fine.