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Hifonics Nemnsis powerin off.

I have two amps for my 12's but after my bass hits hard one time the drivers side amp powers off and it wont work again until i turn off the stereo and turn it back on. The system has been he same for a couple years now so what would cause this to all of a sudden happen? Thanks a lot.

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Need to charge you batteries up more bass cuts out because not enough power! i have the same issue! 2 amp slow charge is the best way to charge your batteries!
or caps!

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