Is amp necessary if home system puts out 1000 watts at 3 ohms?

May 14, 2018
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My home system is 3 ohms at 1000watts, do I need to get a amplifier to hook up my subs, I am going to wire them down to 4 ohms. thank you for your time and help with my project.
 

kanewolf

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The OP said he was going to wire the speaker(s) up to be 4 ohm load and said the amp was 3 ohm capable. On paper it should be OK. BUT, I will say that amps that are 3 ohm amps tend to be lower quality units sold as part of a home theater unit. I could be wrong in this case, but that has been my experience.
 

kanewolf

Splendid
Moderator


The OP said he was going to wire the speaker(s) up to be 4 ohm load and said the amp was 3 ohm capable. On paper it should be OK. BUT, I will say that amps that are 3 ohm amps tend to be lower quality units sold as part of a home theater unit. I could be wrong in this case, but that has been my experience.
 
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