Where is the best place to mount a car amplifier?
A common place to fit an amp is in the trunk or luggage compartment of your car. However, if youre driving, say, an SUV, space becomes limited and youll need to consider mounting the amp under, behind, or between the seats.
Can you mount an amp to the sub box?
Is it a good idea? Its not ideal and safe to mount an amp on a sub box. Thats mainly because vibrations from the subwoofer box can cause the internal components of the amplifier to damage over time. However, if your sub box doesnt flex too much or vibrate excessively, you can mount an amp on it.
Where should I ground the amp in my trunk?
If youre mounting your amplifier in the trunk, the most common ground would be the strut tower. You have to be sure to sand down any paint or rust until you see the shiny metal underneath for the best connection.
How do you mount an amp rack?
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Can you stack car amplifiers?
The short answer is that you can use any number or combination of power amps in a car audio setup as long as you wire them in properly. The most common reason to wire in multiple amps is to have one for your main speakers and a second amplifier for a subwoofer.
How do you mount a subwoofer?
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What happens if an amp is not grounded properly?
Bad ground on amp means permanent damage to your speaker amplifier. Bad ground on an amp does not happen overnight, before it happens, there will be several symptoms like clipping, overheating, and suddenly going off.
Which way should subwoofer port face in trunk?
Facing the subwoofer upward while in the trunk, gives you big bass without consuming a lot of space. This direction offers crisp sound with a slight advantage to high frequencies and treble, and wont rattle loose parts in your vehicle as much.
What screws should I use for my subwoofer?
The type of screw that should be used in subwoofer applications is a drywall screw. These screws are rugged and have a desirable shape for holding a subwoofer to a subwoofer box. Other screws may have inadequate threading which could cause the subwoofer to fall out of the subwoofer box.