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  • My Electrical Wiring Diagram

    Something I made yesterday to try to help myself to figure out what parts I need to buy for my wiring. Now i dont have the amps yet, but I'm going to wire and install all the blocks for them, I'll probably get the 300/4 sometime in june and 500/1 sometime later. This is my first attempt at installing any car audio/electronics equip. so just want to make sure i didnt do anything excessively stupid in that drawing



    Some notes:
    Both JL Amps are TYPE AB i believe, now i'm not sure what exact efficiency they are. But 4AWG should be enough right?

    Not sure if i should ground both amps to one block, there is a good chance it will create some problems.

    - Definetely shouldnt ground the pc to same point. Right?
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  • #2
    Isn't that what ground blocks are for? You flow all the grounds together so that they only have one path to take.

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    • #3
      By the way... nice diagram. What'd you use to make it?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Banderon
        Isn't that what ground blocks are for? You flow all the grounds together so that they only have one path to take.
        Yes, in theory. However, you should only ground to same point if the resistance of the grounding point is equal for all equipment.

        Made the diagram in corel draw.. just exported it as jpg.
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        • #5
          So toss on some resistors in your Ground lines leading up to the block, and make sure they aren't grounded anywhere before.

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          • #6
            4 AWG should be more than enough. Are you going to throw a capacitor in there? I dunno how big your battery is, but my little Optima Honda-sized battery is not powerful enough to power more than one decent amp without lights dimming.

            And is that 500/1 and 300/4 RMS or Peak?
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            • #7
              It's RMS. I will most likely have to add a cap as I cant imagine my battery would hold up either, I will be drawing a lot of power with that setup.
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              • #8
                Optima Yellow Top, my friend.

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                • #9
                  Money, my friend.
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                  • #10
                    Ski mask, my friend.

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                    • #11
                      sweet diagram [iG]! i was actually about to start my own diagram and did a search and found yours! i'll also be using JL amps, a 500/1 and a 450/4 on a 2004 m3, once it arrives anyhow.

                      how are you going to turn on the amps, using a switch or a lead from your headunit? i'm going to skip the headunit so im hoping i can switch on/off both amps via a single +12V switch, if not then two switches. do you know if this is possible?
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                      • #12
                        i think many people (myself included) just run the acc line (the one that would be normally used to turn on your head unit) straight to the amps
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                        • #13
                          That would do it, by the way ....nice artwork.

                          If you do decide to run the hot thru a switch, run it thru a relay. Switches aren't made for switching large currents (even tho they might be rated high enough), relays are.

                          Oh, just one thing wrong with your schematic, you have a 4 gauge hot wire, and a 8 gauge ground wire, ground should be at lease the same gauge or lower as the hot wire.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Banderon
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                            • #15
                              [QUOTE=Pokey]If you do decide to run the hot thru a switch, run it thru a relay. Switches aren't made for switching large currents (even tho they might be rated high enough), relays are.
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                              recommended relays to get?
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