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Kicker amp shutting off

I have a kicker 250 amp hooked up to 2 12" kicker comps. when i turn the gain up over a quarter of the way, the amp will shut off, then back on repetedly unless i turn it down. what can i do?

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Hello my friend you should have the input signal set to 500 miliamps do not go over, another thing is that if you have good ground and the battery is good and it has the sufficient amps to push it.also the ohms of your spkrs are not too low,you need to check all that.


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