Question: How do you mount an amp under a seat?

Cut a board of the material of your choice to a size that will fit under the carpet under your seat. Mount that board to the metal floor using industrial strength Velcro. Place the amp on the carpet and drill your pilot holes through the carpet and into the board. Then screw the amp to the board.

Where should I hide the amp in my car?

0:211:35Where Can You Mount Your Amplifier? | Car Audio - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipWe put an amplifier underneath the passenger seat of the car where it cant even be seen now this isMoreWe put an amplifier underneath the passenger seat of the car where it cant even be seen now this is going to depend on that type of seat thats there. Especially if its a power seat.

How do you mount a subwoofer under seat?

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Is it OK to mount an amp on the sub box?

Its not ideal and safe to mount an amp on a sub box. Thats mainly because vibrations from the subwoofer box can cause the internal components of the amplifier to damage over time. However, if your sub box doesnt flex too much or vibrate excessively, you can mount an amp on it.

Can you ground amp to seat?

Depending on the power of the amp - this isnt a great idea. You want the absolute best ground you can get - the frame is ground so bolt right to that (seat rails are fine). You dont want IR drop on a GND wire from the amp.

Where is the best place to mount an amp?

A common place to fit an amp is in the trunk or luggage compartment of your car. However, if youre driving, say, an SUV, space becomes limited and youll need to consider mounting the amp under, behind, or between the seats. Another consideration is that amps generate heat—hence the need for cooling fans.

How do I stop my amp from overheating?

0:132:39How to Prevent Your Car Amplifier From Overheating - YouTubeYouTube

Do ported boxes hit harder?

Air flowing through the port adds to the boom. Another reason ported subs hit so hard and deep is that the air flowing in and out of the port creates an audio effect like that made by a whistle or blowing across the mouth of a bottle, and that tone adds to and strengthens the note the cone plays.

What happens if you dont ground an amp?

What is Bad Ground on amp? Bad ground on amp means permanent damage to your speaker amplifier. Bad ground on an amp does not happen overnight, before it happens, there will be several symptoms like clipping, overheating, and suddenly going off.

Where is the best place to put a ground wire for a amp?

A 10 or 12-gauge wire from the amplifier is the best way to ground your car stereo components. The negative terminal on the cars battery is the best source of ground.

Is it bad if your amp gets hot?

You will be fine. Amps could run up to 85*C which is hot as hell!

How hot is too hot for an amplifier?

An amplifier is considered too hot if its temperature is above 160F (or 71.111°C). At this point, most amplifiers thermal protection relay will trip and shut the amp off. Also, if the amp is too hot to touch, it is considered too hot.

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