What wire goes from sub to amp?

What wire goes from sub to amp?

RCA cable
To get started with the actual hook-up, you’ll connect the subwoofer to the amplifier using the RCA cable. If you want a stereo hook-up, you’ll need two sets of RCA cables. Connect the subwoofer output to the amplifier input.

Will a sub work without an amp?

In nearly all cases, the answer is yes. Unless you have a system in your car or boat that is already powering a subwoofer, you’ll need to find an amplifier that will power your sub. Your head unit will typically provide a low-power signal (RCA output) that can be used for an amplifier to power your subwoofer.

Do RCA cables go to input or output on amp?

Your amplifier gets its input signals from the receiver’s output typically via RCA cables. RCA cables come in stereo pairs, in various lengths. When running new speaker wires from your amplifier’s output to the speakers, any size wire from 18- to 14-gauge will work fine.

How do you bridge one subwoofer?

If you are bridging this 2-channel amp to one subwoofer, you will connect one piece of speaker wire from the positive terminal of channel 1 to the speaker’s positive terminal. Next connect a separate cut of speaker wire to the negative terminal of channel 2 to the speaker’s negative terminal.

Is it bad to put amp on sub box?

It’s not ideal and safe to mount an amp on a sub box. That’s mainly because vibrations from the subwoofer box can cause the internal components of the amplifier to damage over time. However, if your sub box doesn’t flex too much or vibrate excessively, you can mount an amp on it.

Can I place amplifier on top of subwoofer?

You should be fine. As long as either one of your subs is large enough to physically accommodate the amp properly. The weight damping on the Sub from the amp should minimize any large or even micro vibration effects on either unit’s electronics.

Does a AMP wiring kit include signal wiring?

Amp wiring kits often don’t include signal wiring. Your amplifier gets its input signals from the receiver’s output typically via RCA cables. RCA cables come in stereo pairs, in various lengths.

What kind of wiring do I need to install a car amplifier?

Car amplifiers don’t come with any wiring included. You must supply the amp’s power and ground wiring, an inline fuse, a remote turn-on wire, RCA cables, and speaker wires. Power and ground wires

How do I get help with installing an amplifier?

Give us a call at 888-955-6000 and an Advisor will help you get what you need. If you want to learn more about installing amplifier systems, check out our Amplifier Installation Guide.

Do I need a distribution block for multiple amps?

Cesar, When you install more than one amplifier, you should use distribution blocks for the power and ground cables, eliminating the need to wire each amp directly to the battery. Robert, Without knowing precisely what amps, speakers, tweeters, and sub you’re referring to, we can’t help you with advice.