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Make a Two Amplifier Installation Easier with a Dual Amp Kit

Most high end car audio sound systems are equipped with two amplifiers, one for the subwoofer and one for the speakers. Installing both of those amplifiers into your vehicle can be timely and costly if you are using two separate amplifier installation kits. Make it easier for yourself and invest in a dual amp wiring kit. A dual amplifier installation wiring kit allows you to run one wire to the battery instead of multiple wires to the battery, which in turn saves on installation time and cost of all that unnecessary extra wire. Once the single power wire is ran to the battery, a distribution block splits the power into two wires, one for each amp. Most dual amp kits include one long piece of power/ground cable to run to the battery, and one shorter piece that connects to the distribution block to the installed amplifiers. Below I will provide information on two great dual amp kits that will make installing two amplifiers much easier on you.

Tsunami AMP1040D Amp Kit

Tsunami AMP1040D

The Tsunami AMP1040D is a 1/0 AWG & 4 AWG Dual Amplifier Installation Wiring Kit that is designed for high powered sound systems up to 4200 watts. This multi-amp kit includes 17 feet of 1/0 AWG blue power cable, 6 feet of 4 AWG power cable, 3 feet of 1/0 AWG ground cable, and 6 feet of 4 AWG ground cable. The above mentioned cable is true-to-gauge and made from 100% oxygen-free copper for a pure uninterrupted transfer of power. This kit also includes a 1/0 AWG in-line ANL fuse holder equipped with a 350 Amp ANL fuse, nickel-plated distribution block, and all the accessories required for the installation of two amplifiers like spade terminals, grommets, spare fuses, butt connectors, and more.

Kicker PKD1 Amp Kit

Kicker PKD1

Kicker’s PKD1 Dual 1/0 AWG Power Amplifier Wiring Kit includes 20 feet of 1/0 AWG power cable, 5 feet of 4 AWG power cable, 3 feet of 1/0 AWG ground cable, and 5 feet of 4 AWG ground cable. The PKD1 kit is designed specifically for car audio systems up to 3000 watts and includes Kicker’s hyper-flex wire for incredible flexibility and power transfer. Kicker has equipped the cables in this kit with their Direct Connect Engineering, meaning the cables have ring terminals already installed on the ends for simple installation. This kit also includes an ANL fuse holder with a 300 Amp ANL fuse, 2 distribution blocks, and all the necessary accessories for the installation of two amplifiers.

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Great Deals on Car Audio Installation Accessories


Car Audio Installation Accessories

One of the most important ways to get a great sounding audio system in your car is to have a proper installation. This means that all the correct wire is used, connections are made properly, the right accessory is used for the right purpose, and so on. When all of the little steps are done properly, the final result is huge. The music sounds cleaner, the system will last longer, and the listener will be happier.

Car Amplifier Installation Accessories

If you have an amplifier in your car audio system, installing it properly is one of the most important things you can do. Since it is the middleman between the car stereo and the speakers, ensuring proper installation is critical. Use true to gauge wire that is thick enough for the amount of power your system requires. For systems ranging from 400 watts to 1000 watts, consider the Kicker ZCK44 Amplifier Kit. This complete kit has everything that you need to get your amp up and running. For more information about what wire gauge to use, Sonic Electronix explains this clearly in their article “What Gauge Wire do i Need to Install My Amplifier“.

Car Speaker Installation Accessories

Sound dampening door panels, trunks, and other places within a car can significantly improve the sound quality. Sonic Electronix is offering many different brands of sound dampener on their Car Audio Installation Accessories Sale. For a simple speaker kit, the Ballistic SSSK or the Dynamat Xtreme speaker kit has just enough material. For two sets of doors, the Stinger RKXDK is a great cost-effective dampening kit.

Car Stereo Installation Accessories

Using the right accessories for your car stereo can ensure that the unit functions the way it should. Getting the correct steering wheel control, such as the universal Axxess ASWC will make sure that you have a quality interface and your steering wheel controls continue to work year after year. Other devices, such as the Got2bWireless The Voice add Bluetooth to the car for hands-free calling, texting, emailing, and more.

Be sure to get the best deals on car audio installation accessories over at Sonic Electronix. For a complete list of all the great deals, visit the Car Audio Installation Deals.

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High Quality Amplifier Installation Kits

High Quality Amplifier Installation Kits

When most people decide to put a sound system in their vehicles, an amp kit is the last accessory on their mind with subwoofers, headunits, speakers, and amplifiers being the most popular purchases. Good quality Amplifier Installation kits can boost your vehicles audio systems performance immensely. These Amplifier wiring kits come in a wide range of configurations based on the type of system you have and how much power it puts out. The quality of these amp kits is very important when installing a system, it makes no sense to empty your pockets on an expensive sound system if the wires that are bringing you the power are cheap and not true to gauge.

There are two different types of amp kits, complete kits and power kits. A complete kit is just that, complete, it comes equipped with all the necessary hook-ups and accessories you need to power a complete car audio system including power & ground wire, RCA cables, spade terminals, butt connectors, speaker wire and more. Most power amp kits do not include speaker cable or RCA interconnects, these are mostly used if you are just installing or replacing an amplifier rather than a full sound system.

A high quality complete amplifier installation kit we carry at Sonic is the Kicker 09ZCK4. This kit is a true 4-gauge 2-channel amp kit that will work with systems up to 1000 watts RMS. With kicker amp kits, you can be assured that the wires and cables are always true to gauge, unlike some of those cheaper kits that boost their rating just for selling purposes. This kits cables feature twisted pair technology which eliminates unwanted noise and provides a crystal clear sound. Kicker has also equipped this kits cables with a hyper-flex design, this makes installation more convenient when running those cables through the vehicle. This kit also includes kickers 09ZI25 Z-Series RCA audio interconnect cables for incredible sound quality, 20 ft of 4 AWG power wire, 3 ft of 4 AWG ground wire, 20 ft of 18 AWG remote lead wire, 40 ft of 16 AWG speaker cable, AFS fuse holder with AFS 100 Amp fuse, two 4 AWG spade terminals, five 18 AWG spade terminals, and more.

Renegade is another manufacturer that produces good quality kits such as the Renegade REN20KIT. Renegade rates this 4-gauge (20mm) power amplifier installation kits cables in millimeters rather than the standard gauge system. Renegade does this so they do not make a false representation of their product like so many other manufactures do with their plastic insulated cables. The 20mm cable that is featured in this kit is comparable to the standard 4-gauge rating we are all familiar with. The Renegade REN20KIT includes 16 ft of 20mm power cable, 2-1/2 ft of 20mm ground cable, 16 ft of double shielded RCA interconnects, 16 ft of 0.5mm remote turn-on wire, one AGU fuse holder with a 60 amp glass fuse, and gold-plated jacks to resist corrosion and enhance sound quality.

Always be sure that the cables are true to gauge, RCA interconnects are high quality, and you purchase the right kit for your installation. So when purchasing a sound system, save some extra money for a good quality amplifier wiring kit and get the most out your vehicles sound system.

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