Question: Is 1 ohm bad for an amp?

if an amp is designed to be 1 ohm stable, then its ok. running an amp not designed to do it can/will end up bad.

Is it better to run 1 ohm or 2 ohm?

At 1 ohm, you will get more power output from your amplifier and your subwoofers will play louder than if you wired them to a 2 ohm load. You can also save some money by wiring your subwoofers to a 1 ohm load.

Does 1 ohm or 4 ohm sound better?

resistance doesnt affect sound quality. Like Blaine said, 4 ohms is better, but usually not enough to justify 4 ohm over 1 ohm for most people. Theres so other factors to worry about in a system before worrying about which ohm load sounds better.

How do I set my amp to 1 ohm?

Connect the + on the first subwoofer to the + on the second subwoofer using a second wire. Wire the - on your amplifier to the - on the first subwoofer. Connect the - on the first subwoofer to the - on the second subwoofer using a second wire. Your monoblock amp thats stable at 1 ohm has a + terminal and a - terminal.

Can a 2 ohm amp handle 1 ohm?

Two 1-ohm subs can easily be wired in series for a 2-ohm load. Due to back EMF, series connections between two or more drivers should be avoided. All driver-to-driver wiring should be done in parallel. Series connections are perfectly fine between the voice coils of individual DVC drivers.

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