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Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 11:43 pm 
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well ive done a search and all i seem to find is info on wiring single amps, ive also read all of pyroay's docco's on car audio but still to no avail.

basically i will be installing a 2nd amp into the boot but have no i dea on how too do it. is there a way of running one power cable from the +batt and splitting it into both amps

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Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:18 am 
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You need to use a distribution block.

It accepts one larger cable in and provides a numnber of smaller cables out.

Use a fused distribution block for the power with 4 gauge in and 2 (or 4) 8 gauges out. Use as fuse size that matches or is slightly smaller than that of the amp to ensure protection.

Then use a non fused distribution block for the negative the same way.

A 4 way fused block is around $35 + fuses
A 4 way non fused blcok is around $20 no fusses needed.

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Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:14 pm 
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yep that explains most of it then just tap in on the remote wire and extend to the other amp

 

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