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Aric, Car Electronics Technician
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how to hook up 2 amps one to the subs and the other to the

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how to hook up 2 amps one to the subs and the other to the 6x9s with 1 pre amp output from the reciever and the amps only have input rca jack connections
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Expert:  Aric replied 6 years ago.

Hello, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be glad to assist you.


What you need to use is a pair of RCA Y splitter adaptors. At the connection of the subwoofer amp, simply unplug the RCA cables going to the amp, and plug them into the adaptors. Then the adaptors give you a total of (4) RCA ends which you will plug 2 into each amp.


Here is a link to the product I use for this same exact purpose:


You'd need two of them.


Customer: replied 6 years ago.
is there any way to show a picture to make the connections from the amp to amp
Expert:  Aric replied 6 years ago.

I cannot draw up a diagram.


It is super straight forward. You have two RCA ends right now (Left and Right).


Plug each one of these ends, into the Female end of the adaptor I linked to.


Then the adapter will give you (2) Male RCA ends. Plug one end into one plug on one amp, the other end into one plug on the other amp. Repeat for the other RCA cable.



Customer: replied 6 years ago.
ok thanks any ways it's just i wanted to try this my self had some spare amps hanging around doing nothing but taking space and have some time on my hands but not real savy in hooking up amps or stereo equipment but think i get it
Expert:  Aric replied 6 years ago.

Once you order the two cables you'll see exactly how they go it's very straightforward. They are what you need to connect two amps to a deck that only has one set of RCA outputs.


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