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I have a 1000 watt MA Audio amplifier, the protection light is a throbbing green, going from bright to dim, I have checked both the power and ground wire, they are both connected correctly, I have tried new clips and can't think of anything else. Could it be an issue with the amp or is it probably something else?

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Yes it is likely an issue with the amp if you have installed it correctly.

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It probably has shorted output transistors. To eliminate other possible causes, read through the following page.

Amplifier in Protect Mode - Troubleshooting

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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