I have a 1200 watt acoustik amp and 2 12' alpine subs. What wiring do i need?

Answer this question

  • I have a 1200 watt acoustik amp and 2 12' alpine subs. What wiring do i need?


Answer #1 | 19/12 2013 05:19
You need a 4 gauge wiring kit,Rockford Fosgate make's a good one.It will come with everything needed for your amplifier install including the RCA cable. If you can't afford this type kit Wall Mart has a cheaper one but not as good.If you plan on a second amplifier you will need a distribution block for the end closest to the amp itself.
Positive: 56 %
Answer #2 | 19/12 2013 07:32
Hard to say based on that info. Power Acoustik is a budget brand that likes to make a big deal about their meaningless peak power ratings. So an amp advertising 1200w may only produce around 400w rms. If that's the case you'd want a quality 8 awg wiring kit. If you've looked past the peak power ratings and you're looking at 1200w rms actual power is likely to be 800-1000w rms which would need a 4 awg kit. A well equipped kit should have everything you need -- power/ground wires, remote wire, signal (rca) cables, speaker wire and wire terminals. SOME kits do not include speaker wire so you'd need to pick that up as well. 12 awg ideally, but 14-16 awg would probably be adequate.
Positive: 50 %
Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 17:10
lamp cord 16 GAUGE power wire should be fine on the flea market amp..
Positive: 30 %

Possible answer

Learning how to match a subwoofer and ... While it is not exactly 800 watts, we do not have ... how to wire a subwoofer, match a subwoofer and amp, subs ...
Read more
Positive: 56 %
... 2000 watt amp 1000 watt amplifier 1000 watt amp 2 channel 1200 watt amp 1500 watt amp 800 watt amp 1000 watt mono amp 600 watt amp ... (12) Karaoke ...
Read more
Positive: 51 %
2 600w RMS subs, what size amp?, ... what size amp do i need? On ... Fact just did an install involving a 1200 watt power acoustic amp ...
Read more
Positive: 37 %
How do I wire 2- 500 watt subwoofers to a 1500 amp ... have the choice of wiring the subs in ... 400 watt RMS subwoofers what size amp do I need?
Read more
Positive: 14 %

Show more results