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Power Acoustik Area 51 Amplifier

I wired this amp in my 2003 Jaguar S-Type an an Alpine 10" sub. The amp is a four channel and I am trying to bridge channels 1 and 2. All I am getting is a thump from the sub about every ten or fifteen seconds. The amp seems to be wired correctly.

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Re: Power Acoustik Area 51 Amplifier

Make sure your sub is wired in bridged mode also and not to an ohm load that is too small for your amp to take. Such as a 1 ohm load or a .5 ohm load. A great way to figure this out is to go to Crutchfield and find their section on subwoofer wiring diagrams. Another good source is which also will show you all options. you must be presenting a 4 ohm load from your sub to the amp because it's smallest impedence is 2 ohm stable. Then you bridge at the amp which is 2 ohms to each channel you are trying to bridge.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

Re: Power Acoustik Area 51 Amplifier

I havthe same amp. Try moving youry ground t a different location. that seemed to help me when i was brigging mine.

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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