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Amp turns off.

I have a 200 watt amp lecagay and i have three subs two 12 inch comps and a ten inch cvr and wen i get to certain volume level my amp shuts off. and it turns on wen i turn the volume down. i have 4ga wires. also my amp gets hot. so what could i do?

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You need a bigger amp.... 200 watts for 3 subs??... I have a 1000W for 2 subs.

Your amp is being "overloaded". You are asking it to do too much, so it turns off b4 serious damage occurs.. same reason for getting hot...

buy a bigger amp.. and you will have no issues.

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Your drawing/pulling too many amps. Is it a mono(one speaker), two way(two speakers/can be briged to one), or a four way(four speakers/can be brigrd to two). don't put too many speaker to that one amp if it's only a mono, or a two way.

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Why do you need 4 ga wires for a 200 watt amp? and did you have to cut the wire size to get the wires in? anyway i think he meant 2000 watt which means he probably only has 500 or so rms and that still isnt enough to run 3 speakers. i agree with pablo.

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