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dual 2ohm voice coils vs. dual 4ohm voice coils.

Discussion in 'Audio' started by zach78k5, Jul 13, 2003.

  1. zach78k5

    zach78k5 1/2 ton status

    May 14, 2000
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    what is the difference between the two of these subs. Is one better than the other. each of the dual voice coils will get one channel of input from a 4 channel amp. any help would be great.
  2. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

    Mar 5, 2001
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    Dual 2ohms:

    Series wiring = 4 ohms
    Parallel wiring = 1 ohm

    Dual 4 ohms:

    Series wiring = 8 ohms
    Parallel wiring = 2 ohms

    Kinda comes down to what your amp can support..... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Of course if your running the coils in "stereo" off two channels....then the ohm rating is just as you stated, and still needs to be matched to the amp driving them.....

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