Question about Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

Amp Connection, sub not working

I think the problem with my amp is the connection is faulty. where the two big cables go from the cd player to the amp the coloured plastic bit that is in the connection bit, one red and the other yellow, one of them is lose and moves about. would this be the reason the sub is not working as the amp seems to work???/

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Try to put a spliter RCA plug in the good hole on the amp!!! The splitter has to be 1 single male by 2 female endsAmp Connection, sub not working - 470.jpg

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why do my subwoofers not work when connected to an amplifier that is powered?


The bus connection is actually not an RCA looks very, similar i think if you look at it it will say IN. as far as i remember its an input for like a CD changer. Run a Y splitter on one of the other RCA out put, split the signal and run one to your bass amp. it does not affect the voltage in the RCA signal. i think your amp is trying to send a signal instead of receiving one.

Apr 11, 2017 | Sony CDX-GT510 CD Player

3 Answers

Cd player dosen't play with amp


hmmm...what cd player are you using?..

May 03, 2008 | Kenwood KDC-MP828 CD Player

1 Answer

03 chevy silverado aftermarket cd player


Maybe the sudden shock when connecting cable blew out the in-line fuse

Jun 16, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

On alpine cd3 9852 model, attached wiring for model of car and proper connections, yet subs only work for radio.subs will not work for CD or IPod connection.all wiring is color coated and has been checked...


Make sure you are using the blue/white wire to turn the amp on. The blue wire is antenna remote and turns off when leaving tuner mode. The blue/white wire is amp remote turn on.

Sep 15, 2011 | Alpine CDE-9852 CD Player

1 Answer

Hey I have an Alpine CDA-9851 CD Player and was wondering how to hook up my two 10" Kicker subs, since there is no subwoofer connection on the back of the player.


First to start you need an amp something that is a little stronger than your subs. What you want to do is 'T' off your speaker wires into RCA's to hook up into the amp. There is a device you can buy or you can cut some RCA cables. There are a few down sides to do it this way because as you turn up the volume the Subs will get louder and start to distort a lot faster than hooking up proper. The best way to do it is to get a deck with RCA sub outputs. Good Luck

Mar 25, 2010 | Alpine CDM-7874 CD Player

1 Answer

Is there a wiring diagram for the nikkai EAPA450 Amp


Hi, if you still need a photocopy of instructions email me mail@srands.co.uk

If you want instructions in brief this involves POWER CONNECTIONS, PHONO LEAD & SPEAKER CONNECTIONS:

POWER (At the same time when routing these wires, I would connect the PHONO LEADS from the car cd player to the amp, if your car cd player only has 1 preout (1red & 1 white) then you will need two phono splitters, a female to 2 males. Phono leads carry the unamplified sound from cd player to the amp):
~ Permanent 12V+ (Thick lead that is fused direct from battery all the way to the amp, wire must be 20a to 30a +, hence 1cm diameter wire, known as AWG8, Maplin sell cheaper kits then most)
~ Amp REMOTE (A thin insulated cable (5a is OK) from car cd player amp remote wire, this turns the amp on when the cd player is on, if your car doesn't have an amp remote wire, suggest nearest ignition supply or seperate switch that you turn on when you want to turn on the amp)
~ GrouND 12V- (Insulated lead (20a to 30a) to nearest part of unpainted car chassis such as interior panel screw hole, instead of an insulated cable all the way from the batery, this is common practise.

SPEAKER:
Each speaker has a - negative & + positive, these must connected correctly. The amp has 4 channel, 2 channel labeled as front, 2 channels labeled as rear. Using speaker wire, connect cable from amp to speakers. Note: Ensure the speakers being connected only receive sound from the amp (Not cd player as well, as would damage players or at the very least impair sound)
The amp has a feature called bridgeable this means a sub 8" or 10" sub can be powered by 'bridging' two channels. For example there are 2 ways to bridge power a Sub on the NIKKAI EAPA450:
i) Sub speaker wire positive + to channel RL and Sub speaker wire negative - to channel RR.
OR
ii) Sub speaker wire positive + to channel FL and Sub speaker wire negative - to channel FR.

Switches:
~ Bass boost, meant to be on for a channel if using sub, otherwise off.
~ X-over mode adjust hi/lo frequencies, only work if both x-over switches are on! Then adjust switch frequency knob, until it sounds right.
~ Gain (Volume knob) adjust volume knob up or down, until it sounds right!

NOTE:
You will need patience! many hand tools and parts such as: Wiring kit, fuse holder 20a/30a, Phono leads, speaker cable, Fork/ring connectors, wire strippers, wire cutters, set of screw drivers, also ueful to have zip ties to tdy excess cable and 'P' cable clips to tidy speaker wire to shelf, etc.

OK

Any more questions just email me mail@srands.co.uk

Dec 01, 2009 | Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

No sound to the subs


Possible solution: Check to make sure your ground connection is connected to metal that is NOT covered in paint. This is not a solid connection and can ruin your amp over time. Simply scrap away the paint and re-connect. This was a problem i ran into recently.

Jul 27, 2009 | Sony XPlod CD Player w/MP3 Playback...

1 Answer

Amps wont stay on


try to look at the connection on the back of the cd player and make sure that the amp power wire is connected to the power wire on the wire harness on the back of the cd player and that should work but i only need one amp for a pair of 6by9s and subs try to bridge the speakers all to one amp that should cause it to sta on while in cd mode hope that helps

Dec 26, 2007 | Kenwood KDC-MP435U CD Player

1 Answer

Car Amp.


Check to see if you are still getting sound from your head unit on the RCA lines.

Mar 11, 2007 | Alpine CDA 7893 CD Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Car Audio & Video Logo

Related Topics:

313 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Car Audio & Video Experts

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4823 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

71856 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

73153 Answers

Are you a Car Audio and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...