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Old 29th April 2010, 17:21   #61
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Originally Posted by febyphilabr View Post
Navin, I've got a doubt. If I drive a JBL GTO804 (200W RMS) sub with the GTO1004 amp, with rear channel bridged, i.e., 300W RMS fed into to the sub, will either of them go KA-BOOM ?
No; and in any case the 8" will complain a lot before it goes Kaboom. so you will have plently of time to turn it down. it is very easy to hear when a woofer is being pushed beyond it's physical limits.
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Old 30th April 2010, 09:46   #62
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@febyphilabr, 300W RMS is an indicative max number - not the actual power that flows in normal or even moderately loud listening. If you turn the volume all the way up, probably you will hear distortion much before reaching max levels. If you are conscious of this, you will not blow your sub.

If you really want to play loud, go for a 12" woofer.
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