L or r speakers will not play when the volume is low
Speakers are cuting( left, right, front, and back) off when the volume is low or when the system is cold. have changed everything except the amp. somtimes even if i turn the volume up the speakers will fade in and out. then no sound at all.
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Make sure your frequency is no higher than 80 on the low and 120 on the high. Check speaker polarity with a AA battery(Speaker pops out when polarity is correct) Make sure the speaker crossovers are working properly. Check your ohm load when you connect the speakers together with a multimeter at the amp. Ohms that are too low = heat. See what your amp is rated for. After all that, turn the gain down all the way, turn up the volume to 25-28 and readjust the gains
There are three possible problems with your system. The first, and cheapest to fix, is that the wire connecting the left channel is faulty. To test this, unplug the wire from the back of the amp and put a new one in, then play some music BEFORE putting everything back into it's respective place. If the speaker doesn't cut out anymore, problem solved! Speaker wire is very cheap too. If the problem persists, try connecting one of your other speakers that you know works to the input. If that speaker cuts out as well, then the amplifier is the faulty component. That will cost some money to repair (between $50-$150 depending on where you go, excluding the price of a new amplifier). If the speaker you know is not faulty works when plugged into the left channel, then the only other option is that the original left channel speaker is faulty. This could cost between $25-$100 to get repaired, excluding the cost of a new speaker. It will not be as costly as a new amp, but will definitely cost more than a new speaker cable.
If you've got a standard 4 speaker system (2 front, 2 rear), your best option is to connect both left speakers to the left channel amp output and both right speakers to the right channel amp output. The only thing you lose is the ability to fade the speakers front to back.
try running the system with a cross-over configuration.
So your left + will be left + and your right + will be in the right + but put the right (-) where the left (-) is and left (-) where the right (-) is. If that doesnt work, then that means that you shorted out your audio out channels. the only way you can fix that is if you have good soldering skills. But other than that I'de say scrap it, unless you have the high outputs and then buy another amp, some mids and highs and connect the mids and highs to the xplod
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