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post #1 of 3 Old 05-04-2013, 03:17 PM - Thread Starter
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Alright now that I have my build done I want to make sure I don't blow my subs up. I built 2 21" cubes with 18ho Dayton's and am powering them with an inuke 6000 not the dsp version. I currently have the knobs on the front in the 3 o'clock position, which is about 75% and the subs on the receiver are set to +5. However I never turn the receiver up past -15.

With these settings are my subs in any danger, if so what should I do to safeguard them.

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You're going to have to figure out how much power they are getting. That amp could easily blow your subs if it hits max output.

Can you measure the output? A single sub connected, measured at 1/4 meter, with your settings as is, at say 50hz would let us know the power level.

Pulling the sub into the middle of the room to measure the output would also be more ideal.
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Originally Posted by ozziedog View Post

With these settings are my subs in any danger, if so what should I do to safeguard them.
The settings are moot, they neither reveal nor control the output voltage. To eliminate the possibility of driver damage you need to use a limiter, set to limit the maximum output voltage swing to the driver thermal or displacement limit, whichever is less.

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