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Interior speakers cut out when the volume is turned up

When you turn the volume up the light on the amp turns red and the interior speakers cut out. When you turn power off and back on it seems to work at a low volume then when volume is turned up the speakers cut out

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Re: interior speakers cut out when the volume is turned...

You may have speakers of an incorrect impedance attached to the unit since the problem occurs when audio signal level is increased and the current goes up.The unit is shutting down to prevent damage. I would check the speaker connections and make sure that the speakers impedance are matched for the unit you are using.

Posted on Sep 03, 2007

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