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Amp turns on but doesnt power my subs

Ok the p3001 turns on, it powers the speakers but it is VERY low, i have to turn it up ALOT just to hear a little thump, when i first got the amp it wasnt like this is played fine, after a while it just did that by itself, i have another amp hooked up to another set up 12s and that amp works fine, its just the rockford thats acting this way, i checked all the connections, re wired my subs, everything, is it something internal? and is it fixable?

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  • mrinfamouz Nov 07, 2007

    oh and yes i have the gain turned up all the knobs in correct places, its not anything of that sort, i tweeked all the knobs myself when i first got the set up and have not messed with them, i even double checked them as i was checking all the connections, i believe it is internal

  • mrinfamouz Nov 08, 2007

    "FREQ" knob
    "GAIN" knob
    and the LP-AP-HP switch

    FREQ and GAIN are set all the way up, since my subs are 150 rms each the 300 watt AMP shouldnt have a problem pushing them, they worked really grey for about 6 months, then it just got real quiet, i didnt really notice until i re wired my subs, because i was bridging the subs inside the box so i could connect all four to a JL 500/1, but i dont have the JL amp yet and i wanna know if this rockford amp is trash or if its fixable!

  • mrinfamouz Nov 12, 2007

    i dont think its the subs because when i hook them up to my other amp they play just fine! maybe its my amp connections, but ive checked them atleast 3 times already, i guess ill go out and check one more time, you dont think its something inside the amp itself? i opened her up to check it out but i didnt know wat i was looking at,, and no i live in north virginia!



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Well ill need 2 know wat knobs are all on the front of your amp

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  • playaboy Nov 10, 2007

    well everything is fixable it could be that ur subs are connected wrong meaning they are cancelling each other out does ur amp get hot and do u live in cape town



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