Sounds like inputs are blown or channell blown!!! are you running high output preamp???
either way cheap fix,i had to repair a few of the opti inputs last summer for a customer if you need more info drop me a line 574-220-0162 Randall
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Could be that you have a partially roasted(blown) coil on one of your subs which will function- but will keep tripping your amp.You can check that out just by using a different set of subs to listen to and by the process of elimination if the problem goes away then you know where the problem is at.Also check your gains you might be riding the gain a little high which causes distortion which causes heat(FAST) which will cause the amp to shut down completely or some amps will decrease output in a programmed attempt to save itself.turn the bass boost down to half if you even use it at all- that too can cause massive distortion in the amp itself,meaning only that if you have the bass boost on your deck turned up and then you turn the boost up on your amp the sound signal is then WAYYY distorted which will cause a thermal shutdown too. Last thing is to make sure that your subs arent running below 2 ohms because i believe that particular amp is designed to put out about 900 watts at 2 ohms.good luck
turn all your gains, bass, and low pass filters all the way down. then turn your gains up until you hear distortion from the speakers, its called clipping. once you hear this, slowly back the gains down until you hear no more distortion, and then tune your low passes, and your bass to your preferences
sounds like you are overheating the amp, if the amp has a fan to cool it off, make sure it is turning on and working... if it is not then replace the fan to fix the problem...also turn the amp gain down a little bit and try running it again and see if it still shuts off...if it doesn't shut off then you have teh gain to high and are cutting out the amp with to much power going thru it...
when there are burnt traces on board if its only a few you can bypass them with jumpers then all circuitry has to be checked and tested befor you go any further,can go into more detail just drop me a line randall 574-220-0162