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Problem with the bass controller.

I was changing my alpine amplifier to rocford power amplifier today. then when i was done i put some music on. But the blue light on the bass controller was weak. and i just have a little bass. I have used that rockford amplifier before. please tell me why the blue light is weak.

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  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    i don't ground through the battery, just from the car chassis. but shouldnt the protect light up if i hade bad grounding?

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    so the protection light should light up when i have GOOD ground?

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    ok. but i'am using the same ground spot and same ground cable on the rockford ampilifer that i used on the alpine amplifier. so why does the blue light on my bass remote controller light up so weak?

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    ok, but when the blue light is lighting up weak, i don't have any bass almost. I can hear the bass, but that is little. So something is wrong, but where?

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    you mean in the bass remote controller or the amplifier?

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    ok, its weird. i used the rockford amplifier for some days ago. then i switched to a alpine amplifier because the rockford took all my battery. then i buyed a new battery yesterday. and switched out the alpine again to day. and the rocford does'nt work. i hope nothing is wrong with the amplifier.

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    but im going to bed now. im gonna check the amplifier tomorrow. please keep answering me tomorrow. thanks :)

  • killadupp Jan 05, 2009

    i was trying to get the amplifier to work properly today. but it's look like it doe'nt get enough power. What can be the answer to where it's leaking power?

  • killadupp Jan 06, 2009

    ok. that sucks.

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Sounds a lot like you don't have it Grounded Enough. Did you run a Ground all the way to the Battery?

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    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    It will if it is Grounded good. I am running 3 5oo watt Punch Amp's in my Truck and have had no Problem's once Grounded to the Battery.

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    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    For it to Operate Properly. If there is a Problem Internally it will light and Protect the Circuit.

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    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    Could just be that the Bulb is going out. I got one like that right now.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    There are Power Diodes on the Inside Board. Check these for Leakage. There will be Mercury looking Stuff coming out of the tops. If so that is your Problem. You can get these at Radio Shack and Repair it.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    Inside the Amplifier.

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    Travis Humphries Jan 05, 2009

    No Problem!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 06, 2009

    Ok- I have done some Research on this and the Only Solution is to Get it Repaired at an Authorized Repair Center.

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