Hook up wires amp

hook up wires amp

How do you hook up an amp to a car?

Have an amp that has good fuses in it. Then, hook your ground wire to the ground hook up on your amp. There are many different ways to run wires through you car so your on your own! Step 3: Hook Up Power Wire. You then hook up the power wire to the power hook up!

What size wire do I need to install an amplifier?

If your installation is using RCA jacks, expect a 100 ft roll also (4 channels x 15′ length estimate for the speaker wire from the amp). What about RCA cables? If you’re installing a 4 channel amplifier and using RCA cable connections, you’ll need to buy a 2nd pair along with your amp wiring kit, as most only include a 2-channel cable.

How to wire a stereo amp to a speaker?

Cut the speaker wires, leaving enough length to move the wire and to have enough length to connect to the wire freely. Strip a small part on both the stereo’s speaker wire and your amp speaker wiring.

How do I connect my harness to my amplifier?

For this you simply need to get a good connection from the blue and white wire in your harness and crimp it to the long remote wire that will run to your amplifier. Then run the length of remote wire to amplifier and connect it securely to the remote wire input connector in the back of the amplifier.

How do you wire an amp to a car?

The power wire from your amp wiring kit (usually 16-20 feet in length) needs to run from the battery, through your cars firewall, through the cars body to the amp. Find an unused grommet in the firewall or one that already has wires or cables passing through it and that has enough room for the power wire to fit through too.

Where should I install an amplifier in my car?

Good locations to install an amplifier include: Pros: You can use short wires and patch cords. You wont have to remove a seat or climb into the trunk. Cons: Only very small amps fit here. This puts your amp close to some common noise sources. Pros: Plenty of room for large amps. Near the rear speakers. Easy access to the amp controls.

Can a car amplifier be used at home?

First things first: Can a car amplifier be used at home? The good news is that YES, one way or another, you can definitely connect a car amp to a home stereo. However, since car amps use a different power source the single biggest challenge is getting enough power to them.

What wires do I need to hook up an amp?

You must supply the amps power and ground wiring, an inline fuse, a remote turn-on wire, RCA cables, and speaker wires. Power and ground wires The power and ground wires need to be thick enough to accommodate the amps demand for electrical current or the amp wont operate properly or put out its rated power.

How do I connect my speakers to my amplifier?

If your amplifier has an internal Hi Lo you will need to cut your speaker wires and attach them to the amplifier input wire harness listed in the parts list at the top of the page. Run those wires to the amplifier and connect them into the input section of the amplifier

How do you hook up a car AMP to a car?

Now connect your second harness to the speaker wires that lead into the dash and run them to the output section of your new amplifier. Connect your remote wire to a 12v switched source that only powers when the car is running and run that down with your other wires to your amp and connect that to the remote wire input on your amp.

How do you wire an amp to a stock stereo?

If you have a stock stereo and you have the remote wire there you want to in twine the remote wire with the power wire before inserting in the power slot for amp. The remote wire tells the amp to turn on.

How do I connect the power cord to the AMP?

If the power cord opening on the amp is a small round knob, try unscrewing the cap and looping the cable over the screw. Then, tighten the cap over the loop to set it in place.

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