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Rca preout not putting out anything after amp/subs are hooked up and ready to pound

Rca preouts not working on my pioneer deh-1600 amp and subs are hooked up and grounded, and thump hard in any other car, but not with this HU, what's going on?

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  • rickjamz19 May 25, 2009

    not on my deh-1600, i have been through every menu and can't find a single sub out or even rca aout selection on it, wondering if it is constant and the preamp out rca was fried by the previous owner

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On most Pioneer's, there is an option in the main menu that allows you to turn the sub-out on or off. This must be on to let a signal pass from the head unit to the amp. Check this, and if it is on, try replacing the RCA cables. Let me know if this helps :)

Posted on May 25, 2009

  • Richard Neely
    Richard Neely May 26, 2009


    ok, are the sub's doing anything at all? Also, does the green light on the amp come on? And Is the fade control set to the middle?

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