2 Final Questions I Swear! :P

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  1. Kevin Hamilton

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    Hey Guys,
    Two final questions. When I'm soldering my voice coils together(on a Tempest) how do I tell which side is which? :-x Secondly, has anyone here used a Part Express 250 plate amp? I'm just curious if it gets very hot on the inside. I don't want to have poly fill all around it if it gets near dangerously warm.

    Thanks,
    Kevin
     
  2. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Studio Mogul

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    On the voice coil connector spades, look for a "+" and "-" near each set of spades.

    It's the heatsink fins on the face of the place amp that dissapate most of the heat.
     
  3. Bob K

    Bob K Stunt Coordinator

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    Kevin,

    Better to ask and get it right!

    Patrick is correct. Each connector should be clearly marked with a "+" or a "-". I don't remember whether the "+" terminals also have a red dot, but if there is a red dot, that's the positive terminal. To hook up in parallel, run wire from one "+" terminal to the other, and another wire from one "-" terminal to the other. The Adire site has clear instructions on this.

    You're going to love it!

    Tempest Construction Pix: http://www.audiocircle.com/circles/m...view_album.php
     

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