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Matching Subwoofers and Amplifiers

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May 5 2017

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We explain the process of correctly matching car subwoofers and amplifiers. If it's a subject you find confusing, tune in and learn how to do it! Chapters 0:47 Main Points: RMS Rating, Impedance(Ohms), Amplifier, Enclosure 1:09 RMS Power Ratings (Thermal Power Handling) - What is it? 1:35 RMS vs MAX(Peak) power 2:05 Match RMS Input of Subwoofer to RMS Output of Amplifier 2:20 Mulitple Subwoofer RMS Ratings 3:06 Distortion - What does it sound like? 3:30 Amplifier Headroom 3:52 Impedance (Ohms) - What is it? 4:30 Matching RMS and Impedance(Ohms) 5:00 Ohms vs Power Outputs 5:45 Example: Wiring 2 Ohm Single Voice Subwoofers 6:10 Power Headroom 6:35 Dual Voice Coil Subwoofers 6:40 Parallel Wiring: 4 Ohms becomes 2 Ohms, 2 Ohms becomes 1 Ohm 7:00 Selecting an Amplifier 7:05 Monoblocks 7:14 Two Channel and Four Channel Amps 7:30 Bridging Amplifiers 7:55 Monoblocks: How Many Subs can they Power? 8:03 Wire 3 DVC 2 Ohm Subs to 1.34 Ohm or 3 Ohm Impedance 8:13 Match RMS Input and RMS Output 8:24 CEA Compliant 8:32 Build a System from Scratch 8:38 Selecting Amplifier: Rockford Fosgate P1000X1BD 9:07 Selecting 4 Subwoofers for Amplifier: P1S4-12 9:23 Selecting 3 Subwoofers for Amplifier: P2D2 or P2D4? 10:07 What Kind of System is Best For You? 10:27 Subwoofer Enclsoures 10:43 Common Questions Leave any questions below! Thanks for watching! Visit for all of your car audio and video needs! Music by Chase Jackson: Instagram: @qualitymobilevideo Twitter: @qualitymobilevi Facebook:

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