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post #21 of 34
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Sideburns, you may want to ask Shiznilti he has i believe 1000Watt in his pc.
thanks. I PMed him. He did exactly what I want to do basically, so I'm sure he'll have some tips for me.

Thanks everyone!
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post #22 of 34
link what about this or something close to it... link
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post #23 of 34
I have pics of one set up using a psu, its pretty straight forward but the amp will not turn on automatically like it does in a car. just using all the 12v rails
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post #24 of 34
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Ok...

So, I found this...
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshow...06&ctab=2#Tabs

But what is that connector on it? I can't really tell...is it regular speaker wire, or is there something on the end? lol. Would this be cool to hook up if I just put the speaker wire onto an RCA jack? (if it's speaker wire)

Seems like the best idea, no? I could put it right in the box...

EDIT: upon closer inspection, it looks like a connector that you would "crimp" around your wire...

So rca connectors that are stripped and then crimp it? Hmmm...

If anyone knows, that'd be sweet.
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post #25 of 34
2 car batteries wired in parrellel, a box thats shielded, is the subs are any good, and an amplifier. Then preferably a car battery charger keeping the batteries cahrged. Then you can just use the outputs on your soundcard or exhisting stereo to go to the amp.

I used to this this long ago with 2 8" subs i had. sounded great.


Or just buy a plate amplifier, though you may hve some trouble with it, most plate amps are 8 ohm, while car subs are 4-2 ohm, youll have to wire them in series to get a 8ohm load out of 2 4 ohm subs.


EDIT. what connector are you talking about? It has RCS inputs. Then speaker terminals on the backside of it to go to the subs.
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post #26 of 34
you can just hook your subs up to a home audio amp and convert that into a headphonejack input but if you are going to put that into 5.1 you have to do some extra stuff..
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post #27 of 34
Sideburns, you will have to wire the speakers in 4 ohm, to be able to get the 540W RMS from that sub amp you posted.

Use this as a guide:
http://www.cardomain.com/shop/woofer...m_dvc&x=64&y=3
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post #28 of 34
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2 car batteries wired in parrellel, a box thats shielded, is the subs are any good, and an amplifier. Then preferably a car battery charger keeping the batteries cahrged. Then you can just use the outputs on your soundcard or exhisting stereo to go to the amp.

I used to this this long ago with 2 8" subs i had. sounded great.


Or just buy a plate amplifier, though you may hve some trouble with it, most plate amps are 8 ohm, while car subs are 4-2 ohm, youll have to wire them in series to get a 8ohm load out of 2 4 ohm subs.


EDIT. what connector are you talking about? It has RCS inputs. Then speaker terminals on the backside of it to go to the subs.

Go to "more pictures" or whatever on the site....it shows these little crimpy thingies.

And a JL sub has RCA jacks going into it...
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post #29 of 34
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OK...so maybe these are not RCA jacks? Are these speaker jacks? I'm not totally sure....

maybe banana plugs? Hmm...whatever they are, they're beefy.
http://www.caraudiomag.com/testrepor...photo_06.html#
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post #30 of 34
Those would probably be 4awg pretty beefy. what are you going to use to power the amp so it clear
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