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JL audio 1000/1 v2 amp

Long story short I came across two Jl audio 1000/1 v2 amps along with 2 13.5 jl w7, I got them for a killer price so I couldn't pass it up. Problem is I have a single cab truck with no space to work with. What I ended up doing was taking the center console out and making a box to place the sub in and using the rear panel to mount the amps. So now that I have my bass problem resolved I now have a issue with my amps for my vocal side of the sound system. Since I have 2 of the same amps I would like to mount the amps mirroring each other. But the question is can I use my other 1000 watt 1 ohm amp for any sort of vocal speaker set up. It does have a HPF setting on it so I'm not sure. I've been told it's not possible but I would love to use that amp and not get rid of it. Any input would be great. Thanks guys.

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I'm guessing you have another 1000 watt monoblock amp? If that's the case, a vocal setup isn't very practical for that amp and I wouldn't use it, personally.

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I'm guessing you have another 1000 watt monoblock amp? If that's the case, a vocal setup isn't very practical for that amp and I wouldn't use it, personally.

I do. Why is it not practical to use. And what is the down side if I was to use it. I'm fairly new to the sound system stuff so I'm not quite sure.
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1000 watts on one channel won't work for a vocal setup. You need multiple channels, for zoning/staging, and lower power per channel.

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1000 watts on one channel won't work for a vocal setup. You need multiple channels, for zoning/staging, and lower power per channel.

How much vocal power should I look into So the bass doesn't over power my vocals.
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It really depends on what speakers you have for the highs.
I'd say between 50-100 x 4 channel amp.
I have 500 watts for 2 jL 10s and just used the stock stereo and the stock speakers and it is plenty.

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i run all jl amps 1000 watts to subs 400 to highs that it plent,

you also need to know is it a/b amps older class d amps the newer class d amps are way better then the first class d that were made

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I've been slacking so much lately with the build but she's coming along. Here's the amp rack. Only thing left is run the wires and install the speakers. I'm sure the resized picture is super small.
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this is the AMP for my highs.
https://www.focal.com/en/car-audio/c...fiers/fd-4-350

these are my highs.
front
https://www.focal.com/en/car-audio/c...kits/ps-165-f3
Rear
https://www.focal.com/en/car-audio/c...kits/ps-165-fx

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