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Breakout cable to add an Amp to P80 cars - audio centipede

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Re: Breakout cable to add an Amp to P80 cars - audio centipede

Post by 800artfreed » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:15 pm

As you know the output of the 4 x 100w amp is wired directly in some fashion to the c70's 10 speakers . The center dash pad speaker gets plugged directly into the rear of the 901. In the S70 8 speaker system how did you distribute / connect the speakers? There are 2 LF and 2 RF. If they are 4 ohms each that brings the load down to 2 ohms. Same for the rear door and deck speakers. That is a pretty low load. With so much power from the amp I was thinking to hook each pair in series to load the amp channels with an 8 ohm load. What do you think? Thanks.



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Re: Breakout cable to add an Amp to P80 cars - audio centipede

Post by matthew1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:55 pm

Just FYI this thread is from 2011 so the OP is almost certainly not around any longer. But maybe someone else who knows will chime in.


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