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Old 12-03-2008, 11:08 AM
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Cool Jl audio amp help

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6 polk audio mmc speakers
2 jl m100 tweeters
Will a jl audio 300-4 drive all 8 speakers? And with a JL 500 mono amp which subs would you run. I am getting ready for a winter project Thanks or any one help
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Do yourself a favor and go buy this before they run out.
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_575p325...ch-P325-2.html
It's CEA-2006 compliant, my spec sheet had mine at 103 watts rms. Run four from the JL and then two on the RF.

Subs look into the http://www.crutchfield.com/p_1081250...nce-1250w.html real nice price and it's a good sub.
or if you want some serious bass.... go with the http://www.crutchfield.com/p_206812L...54.html?tp=111
I went with the Polk MM series since they are marine certified and it was buy one get one free.

And to answer your original question...yes you should be able to run the 8 speakers from the one amp, it should present a 2ohm load on the amp and the JL Audio Slash v2 Series can run fom 1.5 to a 4 ohm load. IF that is the same amp you have.

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I run 8 6.5s cheapy sonys from a e4300. no problem. I have a 500/1 running a freeair 10" jl hoping to upgrade to 2. Not the greatest system ever, but it gets the job done, and has fairly good quality while running around with the exhaust open.
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I have a 500/1 running a freeair 10" jl hoping to upgrade to 2.

I'm running 2 10" JL subs on a 250/1 amp and I have no issues.
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I did a seach and everyone on this web site recommends Jl audio. Ford and Garland are having a midnight sale this friday so I went down there and talked to them, They sell JL,Alpine and sony put was pushing me to buy kicker amps. Said JL speakers are the best but the amps are not any better for the price. Oh said there kicker 12inch square L5 will kick better than 2 JL 10 inch

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I have
6 polk audio mmc speakers
2 jl m100 tweeters
Will a jl audio 300-4 drive all 8 speakers? And with a JL 500 mono amp which subs would you run. I am getting ready for a winter project Thanks or any one help
The amp will be able to drive all 8 speakers as long as teh amp is 2 ohm stable. You will need to install some type of crossovers or bass blockers in the speaker wires that run to the tweeters.

I would get 2 10" free air JL subs or 2 10" Alpine free air subs unless you have the room to install boxed subs. There are endless options for boxed subs. I have the Alpines with about 250 watts RMS going to them and they sound very good and are half the price of the JL's.

BTW, if you are considering any new amps, the Alpine PDX's are excellent. Compact with a lower power draw and don't get as hot.

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I run a 500/1 amp with a 10w6 sub and it sounds awesome.
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Do yourself a favor and PM formulafan here on OSO, he is a BIG JL audio dealer, and he has helped me out in the past, great guy/prices.
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The amp will be able to drive all 8 speakers as long as teh amp is 2 ohm stable. You will need to install some type of crossovers or bass blockers in the speaker wires that run to the tweeters.

I would get 2 10" free air JL subs or 2 10" Alpine free air subs unless you have the room to install boxed subs. There are endless options for boxed subs. I have the Alpines with about 250 watts RMS going to them and they sound very good and are half the price of the JL's.

BTW, if you are considering any new amps, the Alpine PDX's are excellent. Compact with a lower power draw and don't get as hot.
I was going to go with the PDX 4.150 in my stereo system I am putting together to install this spring but I read the PDX series can only be mounted horizontally. Something to keep in mind when figuring out what components to go with. My amp has to mount vertically so it looks like I will be going with the Alpine MRP-F600 to drive 6, Polk/Momo 650MMC's. JL Audio makes a 6 channel amp but it's footprint is too large.

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Both my PDX's are mounted vertically. I can't see why it would make a difference. They can probably only be mounted horizontally if you start stacking them, because the weight would pull the screws out.

I'll check my install instructions later and let you know what they say. I don't remeber seeing anything though.

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