Noob Question

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by iloveacidbath, Aug 13, 2005.

  1. iloveacidbath

    iloveacidbath New Member

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    Why woud you ever want to bridge a stereo amp instead of buying a higher powered mono amp? Is there an advantage to bridging?
     
  2. DaddyThirdLeg

    DaddyThirdLeg SMASH puny humans

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    depends on your subs, if you have 1 sub (4 ohm) you could bridge a 2 channel amp and get full power where as most monoblocks only put out 1/2 or 1/4 of their power at 4 ohms
     
  3. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    It all ends up at the same place really. The only advantage to a mono amp is usually better efficiency.

    Anymore the only time buying a stereo amp for sub use really makes sense is to use a 4 channel amp and bridge the rear channels for a sub.

    EDIT: ^and thats true too
     

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