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Subwoofer Wiring Wizard, One 1 ohm Dual Voice Coil (DVC) Speaker

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Below are the available wiring diagrams for the speaker configuration you selected. The resulting impedance (ohm load) is considered the "Nominal Impedance" seen by the amplifier.

Note: One or all of the wiring options shown in this application may not be compatible with your amplifier because of low impedance loads. Please check your amplifier owner's manual to determine the best wiring option and verify the overall impedance load is compatible with your amplifier before making any connections. When making any connections, observe proper polarity to prevent damage to your amplifier and/or speaker system. *The location of positive (+) and negative (-) speaker terminals have been reversed in one or more diagrams for easier readability.

top of page One 1 ohm Dual Voice Coil (DVC) Speaker
 
Option 1 (parallel) = 0.5 ohm load
Voice coils wired in parallel
Recommended Amplifier: Stable at 1/2 ohm mono
One 1 ohm DVC Speaker = 0.5 ohm load
 
Option 2 (series) = 2 ohm load
Voice coils wired in series
Recommended Amplifier: Stable at 2 or 1 ohm mono
One 1 ohm DVC Speaker = 2 ohm load
 

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