Question about Power Acoustik LT-980/2 Car Audio Amplifier
My amp just up and quit and now it won't put out any sound. It will power on but that is as far as it gets and the LED light never turns on now. any help would be appreciated
I have a Digital Audio model-DA2200W, Was listening to my tunes loud as always....then the subs quit bumpin...checked the subs cuz i thought i blew em...theyre fine...The power on the amp is still on...green light and all..just no output..I opened it up to see if anything looked burnt looks fine...is it toast or can i fix it??
Posted on Aug 31, 2008
Hey, ok you say that the amp turns on but the led light does not at all, how do you know that it is definitely on? If an amp turns on but there is no sound coming out it usually turns out to be a problem in the preamp stage, if it turns on but is in protect mode there is usually a short in the output stage of the amp. But usually there will be some sort of led status, the only time you dont have this status is if your power supply has a problem in which case you will probably keep blowing fuses in the amp. If you can give me better symptoms i might be able to try and figure out what your problem is. Cheers
Posted on May 27, 2006
Disconnect all speaker connections and rca cables. Leave power, ground and remote wires intact. Try turning on again. If you still have a protection light your amp is faulty. Hopefully you have warranty. Determine what its worth to you. You can get it fixed or replace with abetter amp. Might I suggest old school fosgate or lanxar. I myself own over 49 amps that were built between 1984-1995. Nothing newer and I kill it at every competetio .A thumbs up would be greatly appreciated if this answer is helpful to you.
Posted on Dec 18, 2014
Ok i have checked every wire and i cant get my amp power lights to turn on ? Now the Blue LED on the top that says ICE will glow blue but the Red or the Green Light on the side which are the power LED will not come on at All I have a 2000 VW Jetta Any Ideas
Posted on Mar 27, 2008
I have had the same kind of problem, as many people said relocate your ground wire to a completely different spot. Fixed mine up straight away..
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
I have same problem with the protect mode but it does it in both my vehicles. i took another amp and the led lights up only it dosent play
Posted on Dec 29, 2007
Your other prob could also be the led light that is a problem that i found on amps also not all the time but in some rare cases i have found that it is just like a fuse if it is bad the amp wont work but more and likely it is the preout stage or output somewere along that line
Posted on Dec 05, 2007
Find a better groundwire homie
Posted on Oct 05, 2007
Check to see if your rca and ground cable is connected good.
Posted on Jun 03, 2007
Well if its in protect mode what do u do? im having this problem after jumping my car. at first it didnt work then it came on for about twenty mins and never came on again. what do i do?
Posted on Jun 02, 2007
I've had this problem several of times, bad luck maybe, if the speakers draw to much power such as drop lower ohm or such, it fries the audio output module, this costs about 60 canadian to fix.
Posted on Mar 28, 2007
I've seen this before on my amp. If I unplug the rca's the led on the amp will go out. Just a little info for something I ran into.
Posted on Nov 29, 2006
Hiya yall just happend across this site seems pretty cool anyways i have the same problem i know its on cause the fans are running, or i would asume that means its on does the same thing weather speakers are connected (connected to amp just not speakers )or not. Also tried it with the rca out same thing oh also all wires are good too, but just incase i pinches something or something like that i ran a wire from remote to the battery just to check and same prob any suggestions would be appriciated thanks in advance steven
Posted on Sep 21, 2006
My xplod amp is on the green led is on but i heard a pop and it quit working
Posted on Feb 25, 2010
Same green light is on, but no sound comes out my subs **** down but no sound, replaced rca cable, ground is good so is remote and power. damn
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
Ya i bot a amp it was working and hen i had to fix my sub when i went to put my wires back on the amp it was nt working and now i get this loud click sound the green and red light are now on and i have no base at all and when i try turning up the vol it just clicks why is that and if some 1 could help me out you can get a hold of me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Jun 03, 2008
I would clean up the ground and tighten it done arer relocate the ground wire.
Posted on Apr 22, 2007
I have just the same problem with a GM-X924 Pioneer amp, powered it with battery current and remote but no light on the led and no sound; next to this amp there is another one working perfectly. Would be nice knowing if Xterrarules got it's amp working and what wad the problem with it :)
Posted on Sep 24, 2006
SOURCE: Car amp problems
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Have you tried removing both the +12V and Remote wires from the amp for a few minutes/hours and then reconnecting? It's possible the amp just needs a little "reset time" before working.
Posted on Apr 08, 2008
SOURCE: No out put
It sounds like the switching power supply has failed.
You need to find a local repair shop. If you don't know of any, contact the local car audio dealers to see who they use. If several recommend the same shop, they probably do good work.
If you want to try to repair it yourself, you'd have to do a bit of troubleshooting.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
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