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Amp when i turn the power level up on my amp i hear this noise from my subs like its pulling to much power when i hooked my system up i put a cumpaciter in to help the battery

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Pulling to much power? Do you mean clipping? When an amp is over powered (gains are to high) a amp will distort much like a deck destorts at high volumes and it will sound horrible. Make sure your setup is to within specificatons of the amp. (impediance and such)

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