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Ironcross25
04-02-2012, 05:03 PM
I just bought 2 tower speakers and need to know what size amp to run. below is the specs on the speakers. thanks.



6" x 9" 2-way Wake tower Speaker
80 oz. Magnet structure
Power Handling
Peak: 550 watts each
RMS: 275 watts each
Metallic injection cone
1-12" high-temperature aluminum voice coil
Frequency response 40Hz-20kHz
2-1/2" Mylar midrange
Dual 1" Mylar dome tweeters
4 ohm impedance

bzubke1
04-02-2012, 06:31 PM
What tower speakers are they? Just curious?

A bridged four channel amp is probably going to be the most economical route to take. Here's one possibility. Obviously there are cheaper alternatives but you should be looking at the bridged output @ 4 ohms. This amp is 300x2 and I would guess you want to stay somewhere between 250-300 based off the specs of your speakers.
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_26219_Alpine-PDX-F6.html

KG's Supra24
04-02-2012, 06:49 PM
You could run a monoblock if you plan on staying at 2 speakers in the future. That would have the amp seeing 2 ohms so find something that is a 600.1 at 2 ohms.

Kicker 750.1 - Probably overkill
JL HD 750.1 - Overkill
JL XD 600.1 - Might be a great match?
Alpine PDX-M6 (I think there is a marine version of this one)

Just some ideas. I'm not sure if they fact you have 6x9's play a role or not. I'd wait until one of the audio experts jump in but those would be my off the cuff recommendations.

Ironcross25
04-02-2012, 07:16 PM
I didn't want to spend a crap load. this is what I got, Boss MRWT69 Tower Speaker.
I have 6 in boat speakers (nothing special) on a kenwood kmr330 headunit. Im not gonna be bumping around party coves, just want some tunes while riding and swiming. I have only 2 a red and white rca coming out the back of the head unit if that helps at all. I have no clue on amps. I have a buddy who used to install helping me with the amp and tower speaker install. I was going to wait since I just got the boat, but I just couldn't resist. Its been a busy week at my door step.

KG's Supra24
04-02-2012, 08:33 PM
Well this is probably a close match ...

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_23371_Boss-NX1600.2.html

If that helps? The specs are a little difficult to work with because the wattage per dollar isn't run of the mill.

It might be worth a call to Boss to see what they recommend?

MLA
04-04-2012, 11:09 PM
I just bought 2 tower speakers and need to know what size amp to run. below is the specs on the speakers. thanks.



6" x 9" 2-way Wake tower Speaker
80 oz. Magnet structure
Power Handling
Peak: 550 watts each
RMS: 275 watts each
Metallic injection cone
1-12" high-temperature aluminum voice coil
Frequency response 40Hz-20kHz
2-1/2" Mylar midrange
Dual 1" Mylar dome tweeters
4 ohm impedance

I have a feeling that these specs are for both together, so each will have an RMS of 138W. I would look fo a small 2chnl that will deliver 100-125 x 2 @ 4 ohm or a 4 chnl that will deliver no more then 200W x 2 @ 4 ohm when run in 2 chnl bridge mode.

KG's Supra24
04-05-2012, 12:07 AM
I think I actually saw somewhere that the speakers are sold individually and not as a pair. It might be per speaker.

Ironcross25
04-05-2012, 08:56 PM
I called boss and got a 2 channel 800Watt on order. I thinks it 125 watt per channel. Im not up on the lingo. I can't wait to get out on the water! Its been a 2 years since my last boat. thanks guys for the input