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post #11 of 34
Just get a PS, then hook the 12V lines up to the + and reciver connectons.

then use a 3.5MM plug from the computer to RCA jacks to the AMP.
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post #12 of 34
Hmmm I dont know alot about car audio. What you could do is go to Value Village or XSCargo etc and see what kind of stuff they have there.
post #13 of 34
i have 3 of those w7 in my explore and omg my pants feel like they are comming off when that bass hits
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Sideburns, you may want to ask Shiznilti he has i believe 1000Watt in his pc.
    
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post #15 of 34
I doubt that a computer power supply will do the job. I've tried it myself and it didn't work . In my case , i think it was because the amp is trying to get more then 12 volts, causing the power supplies security thing to shut it off .

Anyways, long story short. I've seen questions asked and I've tried it and it doesn't work. Thats just my 2 cents.
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post #16 of 34
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Hmm...

yes, I remember seeing somebody show a video...but they had it powered by a home amp, and it was severely underpowered.

I wonder if I got a good mono amp, that was built to use inside, if it could somehow hook up inside. I'll have to ask my buddy with the studio, if there's a such thing.
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Someone on OCN used a PS...
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post #18 of 34
Just get a receiver and a good soundcard, there's these new soundcards out that cost around ~150 USD and they have RCA outs, or just us 3.5 to RCA converter like I've done, Or use spdif.

Get a receiver with some good power per channel and get some good floor standing speakers, or do what I did and buy a home theater in a box and just hook it up to your pc lol. Make sure the receiver has a subwoofer out port for self powered subwoofers.

As far as car speakers + pc's go I think you should ask filip/look at some of his mods ( He ran an amp or something off a PSU).
    
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As far as car speakers + pc's go I think you should ask filip/look at some of his mods ( He ran an amp or something off a PSU).
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post #20 of 34
All you need is an old car battery and an ordinary battery charger I had my car stereo as a house stereo for like a year...but the best is a marine battery..


~~edit~~ and make sure you charge it in a well ventilated area not your BR
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