Wanting a new amp for my L7 sub (600-1200 watts @ 2-4ohms) Im wanting the kicker ZX1000.1 class D which will work fine 1000@2-ohms but they also have a DX1000.1 and I was told this one would NOT work?? It would run at 1/2 the power (500 watts) or burn it up if i tried to run the 1000 watts?? I have had several stereo guys tell me it wont work but saw on kickers website that it will run 1000 watts at 2- ohms. Who is right?? Can anyone tell me for sure?? Thanks Jet
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Thread: Need Sub-Amp help??
06-15-2012, 03:05 PM #1
Need Sub-Amp help??89' Comp Resto:
Riding and Mod pic's:
89' Supra/Custom Tower & Interior/Swivel Racks
4 Blade-14X14/1600 lbs Ballast
Roswell Bar/Led's/Krypt 6.5 HLCD's/Krypt 4200 Eq
JL-PPI Amps 1750 Watts/Kicker Interiors/L7 Kicker Sub
06-15-2012, 03:14 PM #2
Hmm - Crutchfield research says on the 10DX: 280x1 at 4ohms, 550x1 x 2ohms, and minimum impedance at one ohm... (no power output specified @ 1 though).
However the 11DX has the outputs you are talking about, but minimum 2ohm load. You sure you're comparing apples to apples?
I know, everything you read on the internet is the absolute truth, but maybe should PM Phil and get the scoop.Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway.
06-15-2012, 03:36 PM #3
I'd check kicker's website first then pm phil. either look like they would fit the bill from the links you posted. perhaps one is a replacement for the other?'06 Supra Launch 20SSV-gone but never forgotten
06-15-2012, 09:21 PM #4
Both the ZX and DX do 1000W rms @ 2 ohm. The DX does 550W @ 5 ohm and the ZX does 500W @ 4 ohm. So both the amps will deliver basically the same power to which ever sub you have. Im running a DX1000.1 @ 1 ohm powering a Wet Sounds XS-XXX. This amp is perfectly capable of running @ 1000W with a 2 ohm load.