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    Wiring new amp

    Can anyone tell me the best way to wire my new amp? I'm installing a Kicker 5 channel ZXM700.5 amp with 70w X 4 channels and 210w X 1 channel @ 4ohms.

    The new speakers are 4 Kicker KM65, 2ohm 6.5" 65w, peak power 195w coaxles and 2 Kicker KMW10, 2ohm 10" 300w peak, 150 RMS subs.
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    Re: Wiring new amp

    Quote Originally Posted by BigMeaney View Post
    Can anyone tell me the best way to wire my new amp? I'm installing a Kicker 5 channel ZXM700.5 amp with 70w X 4 channels and 210w X 1 channel @ 4ohms.

    The new speakers are 4 Kicker KM65, 2ohm 6.5" 65w, peak power 195w coaxles and 2 Kicker KMW10, 2ohm 10" 300w peak, 150 RMS subs.
    What ohm is the amp stable to? If the subs are 2 ohms you'll want the wired parallel. Your 210x1 between the 2 (2) ohm subs will change the ohms to 4. Wiring them in series will bring the ohms to 1

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    Re: Wiring new amp

    I have no idea. I'm not much of a vidiot. These are all the specs on it. Maybe your answer is in here somewhere.

    420-watt [2 ohm, 14.4v] sub channel & 4 full range channels

    70 watts RMS X 4 @ 4 ohms [85 watts X 4 @ 2 ohms]

    165 watts RMS X 2 in bridged mode [4 ohm stable in bridged mode]
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    Re: Wiring new amp

    Quote Originally Posted by JerseyOutlaw View Post
    What ohm is the amp stable to? If the subs are 2 ohms you'll want the wired parallel. Your 210x1 between the 2 (2) ohm subs will change the ohms to 4. Wiring them in series will bring the ohms to 1

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    I think you have that flip flopped series would be 4 and parallel would be 1


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    Re: Wiring new amp

    Quote Originally Posted by stude View Post
    I think you have that flip flopped series would be 4 and parallel would be 1


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    Yes I do, thx for the correction. Maybe that's why my dang amp is getting so hot hahahah

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    Re: Wiring new amp

    No worries. I'm probably gonna have to pay someone to hook my stuff up. I don't want to have any problems.
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