Im considering buying one or two SR124-DVC subs. I have the Polk 500.1 and need advise on the combination. Will this push both subs. Currently pushes my MOMO 12s nicely but these are a step up.
Input appreciated.
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Im considering buying one or two SR124-DVC subs. I have the Polk 500.1 and need advise on the combination. Will this push both subs. Currently pushes my MOMO 12s nicely but these are a step up.
Input appreciated.
If you plan on installing two subs and one C500.1, then purchase the single 4 Ohm voice coil SR124 subs, not the DVC's. The C500.1 will not drive a 1 Ohm load. The recommended optimum Impedance for this amplifier is 2 Ohms.
So it's not possible to wire the DVC Subs to be 4 ohm each? I was under the impression that if I jumper the + from VC1 and the - of VC2, it would then be 4 ohm. I had planned on doing that to both subs and then hook one to sub 1 out and the other to sub 2, which would result in 2 ohm. If thats not the case please let me know.
Later I will most likely add another 500.1, one for each sub, so I was going with the DVC's in plans for the future.
2 sr124 would be a waste if u had just that one amp. I have 2 c500's powering 2 dvc sr124. It sounds excellent, but to be honest, I dont think 1 c500 would do these subs justice. At one time I had 2 12" momos powered by the c500.1 and I decided to go with 1 sub instead because there just wasn't enough power for my taste. just my 2 cents.
Thats what Im running now... 2 MM12 on 500.1 and it sounds great to me. Hits very hard. I have no doubt that the single 500 is not going to push 2 of these to their pontential but if each can be wired to 4 ohm each, I can wire them the way I have my current subs wired and I should get similar results. That would keep me happy until I get another 500 to run each sub.
Again Im looking at the future. I don't want to buy SVC and then when I get another amp later Im stuck at 4 ohm.
So my question still is... can the SR124 DVC be configured to 4 ohm by jumping the + / - of VC1 and VC2? Im seeing this in the manual but maybe Im wrong.
Disregard.. I see now that is two subs at 4 ohm.
Polk needs to step up to the plate on amps.
here's what I think the best Idea would be. Just get 1 dvc sub, and wire it for 2 ohms to the c500.1 for 500 watts. Don't get the second sub now. This configuration will prolly push about the same air volume as the 2 subs getting 250 watts anyways.... when you've saved up enough, then buy the new amp and the other sub together.
Remember to get thick enough wiring for 2 amps though, that way you don't have to redo your wiring when you come to adding your second amp.
Two new SR124 DVC's and one new C500.1 are on the way so I will be set, other than rearranging my amps, running larger power wire, and a new distribution block, build the appropriate enclosure, etc.. What have I done!!??