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Hey Guys I got my new subs and amp in and im wondering how you guys would wire them? I ordered 2 CDT QES-820 Dual voice Coil 8" Subs and a Cadence IA-7 Amp. The amp is rated at 500w @ 2ohms and 1kw @ 1ohm. The subs are 400 wrms (800w peak) with only 82db Sensitivity.
Would you guys run everything in parallel at 1ohm or series the voice coils and parallel the 2 subs? What wiring configuration will give me 2ohms? would that be better than 1ohm?
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Lee

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You can't wire 2 dual 4-ohm subs to 2 ohms, you can do 1 ohm or 4 ohms. If it were me, I'd wire the 4 coils in parallel for a 1-ohm load and start with the gain low.
 

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Since the amp is rated @ 1ohm, I see no reason not to wire the subs in parallel.
I guess there is no such thing as too much power? 1kw output on the amp and only 400wrms for the subs?
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Lee
 
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