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2 12 Idmax & 2 kicker 1200 problem


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Posted: August 03, 2006 at 6:37 PM / IP Logged  
I had a kicker kx1200.1 hooked up to 2 12" Image Dynamics IdMax subs and it sounded ok. So I recently went out and bought another kx1200.1 so each sub would have its own amp. I ran a 2 guage power wire to a distribution block with two 4 guage outputs. So I ran 4 guage wire from the block to each amp. I have a 1994 ranger, the subs work but its about as half as loud as the 2 12" on the solo kx1200.1 . What is my problem? Thank you for your time and help
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Posted: August 03, 2006 at 7:00 PM / IP Logged  
what is the impedance of each sub? what is thier power handling?    Do you have each amp run seperate or do you have them Strapped?
Do you have a high output alternator and upgraded batteries?
lots of answers needed to help you out a litle more
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Posted: August 03, 2006 at 8:29 PM / IP Logged  
Disconnent one sub and see if it magically louder than before. If so, then one sub is wired out of phase.
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Posted: August 04, 2006 at 3:01 AM / IP Logged  

to help him out.... the subs can handle 1000w rms.... they come in dvc2 or dvc4....which one he has i dunno...... im guessing wrong impedance


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