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Orion hcca 250 digital reference


i bridged my orion hcca 250 digital reference

using the orange wire as pos and black/yellow as neg

i then connected two orion xtreme 12" 500watt subs

a 600watt jensen amp powers two separates

orion separates at the rear and jbl separates at the front

powering the system is a 1farad lightning audio capacitor

the RED POSITIVE LINE of the orion hcca 250 amp is getting very hot

and the power it is giving to the two subs is not sufficient

the subs have no bass instead crackling sound is coming out

what is wrong with the system

tnx

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If its hot its drawing to much current sound as if you have something improperly hooked up..if i could see your wiring i could help u out better steve

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