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Hey folks im just woundering if some of yall can school me a little. Im woundering if you had a sub that is rated at 2 ohm and 300 watts but you your amp only supplied 1 ohm and 300 watts. What this fuck is an ohm? :( and what sound difference is their when a sub isent bein supplied with enough ohms?
 

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ugh fuck sake

number one point to make, ohms are not a "some thing" they are a measurement of how much resistance some thing has in an circuit

if your amp supplies 300wRMS at 1ohm, that means if some thing is 2ohm it won't supply as much, probably about 150wRMS at 2ohm, because it has more resistance.... see what I'm getting at ?

If you have 2 subs at 4ohms, thats 4ohms of resistance, you can wire them in series which means from from + side on the sub out the - negative, to the + side on the next sub, and then out the negative back to the amp, thats called series when well its in a series, and it would be 4+4ohm=8ohm and amps put out less at 8ohms then 4ohms cause its more resistance to current flow which directly multiplied with voltage gives power, or watts.....

you can also wire in parrallel which means the power splits and goes to both positives on both subs then out the negatives and goes back into one wire, and then into the amp, they can also meet at the amp,

the forumla for that is 1/(1/R1 + 1/R2 ) and R1 would be sub one, and R2 would be sub 2, so say 1/(1/4+1/4)= 2ohm....... if the subs have the same ohms then just split it in half, and thats for both subs

you understanding any of this?

basicly higher ohm the harder it is for an amp to push power to the subs, because they resist it, to low though they are producing to much and can overheat, because they aren't designed to push that much power through subs, the componets inside are doing more then they should on the amp
 
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