1 ohm load on mtx 500d?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by DG PiMp, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. DG PiMp

    DG PiMp Guest

    i just got a dual 2 ohm voice coil kicker sub. The probem is that my amp is an mtx 500d. It is only rated at 2 and 4 ohm. I am wondering however if i can run it at 1 ohm or will i blow it up?
  2. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

    Jun 15, 2003
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    North Carolina
    I wouldn't do it, but you could call MTX just to be sure.
  3. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

    Oct 27, 2003
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    Grande Prairie, AB, Can
    I bet it could handle it. I was running a MTX Thunder 4202 @ 2 ohm mono(suppose to be stable only @ 4 ohm mono). There was no way that it was putting out twice the power as the 4 ohms. But it was a hell of a lot better than running the sub 4 ohm stereo.

    O ya i was running it this way for over 2 years, and they haven't quit yet.
  4. boostin-gp

    boostin-gp Guest

    I honestly dont think the MTX will do 1 OHM. If it does run, the amp will get REAL hot REAL quick.

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