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Is there any difference between the mono amplifier and the 2 channel amplifiers or there the same thing.
 

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mono has 1 channel.. 2 channel have 2 channel.. mono amps are more efficient then multi channel ones, normally class a/b amps are about 50% efficent because half the power goes to heat. get a nice expensive class d if your not paying about a dollar a watt its not really putting out how much power it claims.
 

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Originally posted by Blazerbump03@Oct 13 2006, 07:24 AM~6361267
mono has 1 channel.. 2 channel have 2 channel.. mono amps are more efficient then multi channel ones, normally class a/b amps are about 50% efficent because half the power goes to heat. get a nice expensive class d if your not paying about a dollar a watt its not really putting out how much power it claims.

Lets also point out class a/b amps generally have a higher sign/noise ratio and a much lower distortion rate. Class d camps are clearly not for people who are worried about distortion from an amplifier...
 

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mono amps are more efficient then multi channel ones, normally class a/b amps are about 50% efficent because half the power goes to heat
Uh, that's not even close to true. Class D is more efficient then Class A/B, but there are all kinds of mono amps, Class A/B, Class D included.

To the original poster, a mono amps has a single channel. No stereo seperation for the 2 channels. Usually used for a subwoofer, but some competitiors also use mono amps on each speaker. You can't really say mono is better/worse than 2 channel, just depends on the application.
 

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Originally posted by 1ofaknd@Oct 15 2006, 09:59 AM~6371930
this is 2006, not 1996.

PREACH BROTHA!!! its a lil cheaper to produce power now and days... that lil "technology boom" we've been having kinda changed shit around...



and i know you guys know that some class d's have "2-channels" but their just wired in parellel internally (and used to ease the complexity of wiring multiple subs) ;so dont just look at an amp and see 2-channels and say "hey, thats not a mono-block, or class d amp"...




1) they're not the same
2) for subs, just stick with a class d/monoblock
3) for mids and highs (componants, coaxil), go with an amplifier thats not a classd/monoblock

i think i answered your question...
 

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if you wired your mids and his up correctly to get proper wattage from a class d mono "subwoofer" would there be any difference in running them off of say a 4 channel amp meant for mids and his?
 
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