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> Amp wiring question, need a ruling from the braintrust
bbrock
post Feb 11 2020, 09:29 PM
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I've been researching 4-channel amps to power my speaker pods and a small sub. Kenwood is not really a brand I gravitate toward but this amp has caught my eye for several reasons and gets rave reviews. https://www.crutchfield.com/p_113KACM3K4/Ke...4.html?tp=35782

An unexpected bonus is that it uses only a 10 gauge power wire and draws just 22 amps. That's within limits the stock harness and fuse block can handle, particularly given that I'll be running all LED lights which will cut down on current draw. Eliminating the hassle of fishing a fat wire through the harness snorkel to connect directly to the battery is appealing. What do you electrically savy folks think?
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post Feb 11 2020, 10:01 PM
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22A is over 300W. The voltage in the cabin dims when two 55W headlights are turned on. I would recommend running a separate wire from the battery to the amp. May even want to add one of those 1 farad capacitors at the amp as well.
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