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How to fix a popping sound

When I turn on my amp it causes the subs to pop, not loud or hard but low and soft repeatedly. When it does this the protection light comes on and goes off. What would cause the amp to do this and how can I fix it?

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  • David Layne Jun 09, 2006

    Its not normal for the amp. It seems to be turning on and off, one second its on and the next its off. And it just keeps doing it on, off, on, off. I had it sent to Orion and I was told it would cost $400 bucks to fix,(by the dealer) I never talked to Orion yet. I know its not the wiring, because a: I checked everything b: I hooked up a Mark Anthony 3000D, without changing the wiring. I had the Orion hooked up for about a year and it pounded the h*ll out of my subs(first 2 Directed 15"s, then 4 directed 15"s, then 2 Kicker 15"s L5's(they lasted less than 6 hours), then the 2 Kicker 15"s L7's I have now).



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This problem could be a normal thing in the amp, or there could be a problem in the muting circuit. I would contact the manufacturer to check with them , if theres any common issues with this amp. Also I've seen custom car amp installs where you hook up a speaker delay circuit that you can build from a few parts like a couple of capacitors a few resistors , a 555 timer IC and a relay with high current contacts. I have also seen these already factory nmade in good auto stereo shops. Good Luck

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