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Old 09-05-2008, 12:37 AM   #1
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500w and DVC??

Ok I have a question. I have a 1000w amp it puts out 500rms @ 2 ohms. If I have a DVC 12" what does the RMS rating have to be? My thoughts were 500 rms but is that per a voice coil or could I run a 12 that is say less wattage since the 500w rms will be split basicly 250 rms per a side. I started thinking about thise since I'm not looking to spend a butt load of money but I do want to buy something that wont blow with in the first month of having it.


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Old 09-05-2008, 01:11 AM   #2
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I'm confused on what your asking, I'm guessing your looking for the RMS @ a certain Ohm for a sub to match your amp?
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Old 09-05-2008, 02:41 AM   #3
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yes but would'nt the 500w be divided over two voice coils which would have me needing a sub that is at least 250w rms per voice coil? How are DVC subs rated is it per coil or both coils combined
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Old 09-05-2008, 11:42 AM   #4
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i dont any of what ur talking about but if u have a 1000w amp and 2 500w subs then u can hook them up to even out the watts.
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Old 09-05-2008, 12:51 PM   #5
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If i understand you correctly, you need a 500w. sub 2x250w voice coils with a dual voice coil sub.
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lets slow down here. the rms rating on the sub is a rating for both voicecoils. you power both voice coils with the same input power. you do not power them individually. a 500wrms sub with dual 4ohm voice coils would need a 500wrms@2ohm.
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Old 09-06-2008, 07:39 PM   #7
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ok the amp puts out 500w @ 2 ohms. I want a Dual Voice Coil sub that can handle it. My question is are subs rated per a voice coil or both voice coils combined. I only want one sub I don't want two single voice coil subs I don't have the room nor the want for two. I would really like just a 10" sub that can handle that DVC of course. Is that clearer?
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Is the amp a mono block amp or a 2 channel amp?
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mono it puts out 310w rms @ 4ohm but like I said I want DVC and 2 ohm load
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