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Protection light i have my sony xm-2002gtr hooked up to 2 rockford hx2 1000 watt subwoofers and the subs are hooked up in parralel and bridged to the amp with 5 guage 1400 watt wiring but my protection light indicator comes on when i turn up the bass and shuts my amp off. how should i adjust my controls on my amp?

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Re: protection light

Thanks sounds just as good, doesnt cut out any more, and my sound system will live longer!!

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

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Re: protection light

You cannot parallel two subs AND run them on the Bridge. You must have at LEAST a 4 ohm load on the bridge, and 2 4 ohm subs in parallel equals TWO OHMS. BAD!!! Move each sub to it's own channel or your amp will soon fry.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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Xm-2002gtr amp keeps kicking protect light on

check your amp and speakers and make sure their both hooked up 4 ohm instead of 2 ohm because if you have 1 set of voice coils on your speakers they can only be hooked up four ohm and not bridged to your amp because if you keep trying this you will lock up your speakers if the speakers are only 4 ohm than just hook them up regular to each channel on your amp if your trying to brigde four ohm speakers to your amp it will keep going into protect or worst case scenario you will fry your speakers and you can check your ohm with a ohmmeter trust me my brother owns a stereo shop

Oct 19, 2009 | Sony Car Amplifiers

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Amp goes into protect when turned up.

that amp is only stable 2 about 4 omhs mono the powersupply shut dowm drawing t much current it supposed 2 2 fix this u need a 4omh load mono change speaker config so u get 4 omh or buy amp stable down 2 1omh can be expensive

Aug 28, 2009 | Sony XM-2002GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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I have 2 1100watt sony xplods will they run off a 1000 watt amp

yes it will work, but it will only put out the power to the sub that the amp allows, ie : 100 watt amp puts out 100 wats.
you can also try reconfigering your wire to your subs, if your amp is 1ohm stable and your subs you can come off the amp with a bridge and run subs in series or parralell, this will dramaticly improve the bass

Apr 14, 2009 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Amplifier and subwoofer

Yes, it should have little trouble. You will be best to keep it 2-channel and get another Sub. then run both. if you bridge it you will blow your 1 Sub. DON'T FORGET to put a in-line Low Pass Crossover in front of the Amp. OR any Sub.(one for each if you do go for 2) as they were never made for the high frequencies. An adjustable one is best for fine tuning. In thory you have a 600 watts buffer that way. If you do it Mono you are 400 watts over. If you want to go Mono you will need over 2000 watts on the Sub. end to turn it right up. Oh and some good ear-plugs if you want it loud whilst you are inside the car.

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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My Amp

sounds like the sub that throws it into protect mode is cross wired pull sub out and make sure they are wired right make sure ground from sub goes to ground on box and do same for power wire

Jun 11, 2008 | Sony Xplod Car Audio Amplifier XM-DS1300P5...

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Amp and sub connection

Too many problems, lol. One at a time. I lost you in your post, run by me again but one amp at a time.

Jan 08, 2008 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

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Sony 1200 watt amp

What kind of deck to you have? Sometimes there's a setting for the subwoofer output that has to be turned on. How is the deck hooked up to the amp? Be sure of the normal things: -Make sure the sub is connected in side it's box -Make sure the RCA cables didn't come off the deck -Check every connection! Let me know and be sure to leave feedback or I don't get paid.

Oct 03, 2007 | Sony XM-2002GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Rockford Fosgate 800a2 To 2 SVC 2ohm subs

Ok.. Bridge the two sub into 4ohm than bridge to amp.

So. this how it goes.

sub1 + -
to      | |
sub2 - +
=      4ohm

           From Sub
            -          +  
            |           |
amp (L) - + (R)- +

This will use the full potiental of RF 800a2 amp. I believe it like 1153 watts max out.

Sep 26, 2007 | Rockford Fosgate Punch 800a2 Car Audio...

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Amp shuts off when music turned up

try adding a capacitor to feed the amp. these are large in capacity (farads)and dims (about 6' x3' dia.)...what wire size are you using?

May 30, 2007 | Sony XM-2002GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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Protection mode override

If you have your subs wired to the amp in a bridged configuration, try wiring one to each stereo channel instead. Also, make sure your ground wire is secure and connected to a clean, solid metal part of the vehicle body with the paint scraped off. If this doesn't work, disconnect both subs and try connecting only one at a time; one of the subs may have a problem that is shutting down the amplifier.

Mar 11, 2007 | Sony XM-2002GTR Car Audio Amplifier

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