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Subs and amplifier ?

What amplifier would you recommend for 2 4ohm DVC power acoustik 12” subs with 3500w peak and 1750 RMS?

3 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    2500 watt amp will do it.

  • It doesn't matter. The subwoofer will still hit damn hard with a 1,200 to 1,500 watt monoblock if the subwoofer is in a good enclosure. Most vehicle are adequate enough to support 1,000 to 1,500 watt with a stock alternator. Get the DC Audio 1.2k monoblock and wire the subwoofer in parallel and then in parallel to the monoblock for a 1 ohm load.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    I wouldn't because that's overkill and your car probably doesn't have an alternator that could handle that at night with the headlights and a/c or heater blower running. One of those subs and an amp capable of 800 watts rms is more than enough to ruin your eardrums and pissoff the neighbors. You probably don't realise that a basic law of acoustic physics is that to double loudness requires ten times more power, not double the power. Adding a second sub and the power to handle it will only increase the loudness of the system by 20 percent at most at full output, you you'll never be using anything close to full output. Be wise and don't waste your money on more than is necessary to get the job done. I can show you well-designed 250 watt systemd that are just as satisfying as a 2500 watt system. It's quality, not quantity that makes the difference. 

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