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Old 04-18-2014, 12:36 AM
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2 speakers off 1 channel.

Just wondering if people have pluged 2 speakers into one channel....any problems?.Sound quality?
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Old 04-18-2014, 01:06 AM
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Depends on the speaker and the amp.

If you have (2) 4ohm speakers and the amp can support a 2ohm load per channel then you're all good. It's done all the time. It's not a simple yes or no. Depends on wattage and gear. Also just remember not all amps are equal. Just because you do run (2) off one channel doesn't mean you are going to get the same output wattage wise to each speaker as you would if it was solo on the channel.
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Old 04-18-2014, 01:44 AM
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Ok....thanks

Right now I have a PPI P900.4 AMP running 4 JL mx650.
I would like to add 2 more Mx650.And plug them into the PPI amp......

What do ya think swatguy?
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The 900.4 is 2 ohm stable and the mx650 is a 4 ohm speaker. So wire them in parallel (+ to +/- to -) and you should be fine.

Where this new pair of located may determine if they are best to be on their own chnls and pair the other 4 up on the remaining 2 chnl or pair these up with an existing pair.
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At 12v, that amp puts out 100x4 at 4 ohms or 150x4 at 2 ohms. If you add 2 more speakers for a total of 6, you will end up with 2 speakers at 100w each and 4 at 75w each. My buddy's nautique has 6 inboat speakers, and it came wired from the factory like that with 2 speakers on dedicated channels and the other 4 bridged into the other 2 channels of a 4 channel amp.

Where are you going to put the other two speakers?
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At 12v, that amp puts out 100x4 at 4 ohms or 150x4 at 2 ohms. If you add 2 more speakers for a total of 6, you will end up with 2 speakers at 100w each and 4 at 75w each. My buddy's nautique has 6 inboat speakers, and it came wired from the factory like that with 2 speakers on dedicated channels and the other 4 bridged into the other 2 channels of a 4 channel amp.

Where are you going to put the other two speakers?
Gotcha..
gonna put two speakers under the back seat above the gas tank.
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Gotcha..
gonna put two speakers under the back seat above the gas tank.
Post up some pics when you get them installed. I toyed with the idea of adding speakers to mine a year or two ago, but never went through with it. I wanted to put them somewhere where they wouldn't be blocked by the cooler that I always have in the middle of the floor, but I never came up with a good location.
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I am far from the audio setup prime Sq guru but I would say put the 4 cabins on te 75 each( meaning run all 4 of those off 2 channels) and run the bow at 100 ( meaning run the bow two of each of their own channels). This way all the cabin speakers are the same level of output and adjust according to one gain adjustment. If you have people in the bow frequently then you can adjust the gain on the two in the bow seperate from the cabins in order to tune them down a bit because the are more at ear level up there.

That ppi is great for 6 xs650. Throw them on there and let er rip.
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Thanks guys.

I'll post up some pics when done.
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:16 PM
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Got my speakers mounted today.
Just need to run the wires and plug in
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