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Old 02-03-2010, 10:03 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by shovel View Post
My employer is MTX Audio, we have a pair of Escalades each with two of our Jackhammer woofers installed and 12+ kW of amplifier power driving them. The older Escalade has six, 400A Powermaster alternators installed in it like this:
12kW at 13.8V is 870A. That's going to require some awfully large cables, terminals, and fuses. Why don't high-end audio systems go high-voltage? The same 12kW load at 120V is only 100A, a much more manageable current.
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