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post #1 of 2 Old 10-19-2013, 11:40 PM - Thread Starter
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So here is what I have...


Amp: : Kicker DX 250.1


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I currently have the input gain control all the way up and getting pretty heavy bass around 25 volume control on my head unit. There isn't a major difference, if at all going past 26. And I haven't hit any distortion.


So my question is, am I close to blowing the voice coil or maxing out at 250 watts? Or is the amplifier keeping the subwoofer from going over 150 watts RMS? If I am truly hitting it's max load at 250 watts ( I can't tell whether it's 150 or 250, inexperienced), am I risking the subwoofer that can handle up to 300 watts? I would like to keep the subwoofer from going over 150 watts, but I have no idea if that's even possible.

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