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Vr3 200watt amplifier red light problems

Red light stays on.... running 8 gauge good ground to frame of care (sanded paint off) good fuses i get nothing when i bridge the 2 channels when i use channel 1 i get random feedback still a red light though. i dont know what to do from here... iv tried all the basics

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Hi jimmyjames,


How do you have the wires hooked from the sony reciever to the inputs on the mtx? 

 Sounds like your Remote wire is way too big. it should be 14 guage.  It only sends a low voltage low amp signal.


Another thing that could be messing up the sounds is the routing of the wires.  you should have the power supply wires separate from the Audiop signal wiring.  Power should run down the Driver side and Audio down the passenger side.


When you answer I may be able to tell you more.


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i have a pyle pro 1000 watt max 2 channel mono and 2 channel stereo and when i get that thing loud the little red light cums on basically what i mean is that the amp on channel one is cooked i myself i wouldn't even use it y cause more damage

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SOURCE: Amp Power light will not go on. Protection light is lit- Thump sound in speakers

It probably has shorted output transistors. To eliminate other possible causes, read through the following page.

Amplifier in Protect Mode - Troubleshooting

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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SOURCE: jl audio 1000/1 low voltage -keeps shutting off at high volume

You should definitely upgrade the power wire to the sub amp to 4 gauge -absolutely your choking your amp its starving for current-poor thing is starving !!!!!!!

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