I have a rockford fosgate p2002 amp hooked up to two 4 ohm punch 2s. i had a pyle 1 farad capacitor hooked up but every time i try to turn it on it blows the fuse. even when i disconnected the capacitor it still blows the 30 a fuse. im not sure if the amps beat or if it might be the capacitor? i bridged it just like on the website so i dunno if you guys know something i don't.
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Re: rockford amp cut out
Disconnect all speaker wires from the speaker terminals of the amp and disconnect the RCAs. Replace the 30 amp fuse with a 15 amp fuse. If you turn it on and it blows the fuse, it's likely that it has shorted output transistors. If that's the case, you need to have the amp repaired.
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this amplifier is a 2 channel 50watts rms per channel and would not really be powerful enough to drive a subwoofer of any substance for car use, however , bridging it would give you 200watt rms into 4 OHMS but your subwoofer would have to be a single 4 OHM voice coil. Best you use this amplifier to drive a pair of speakers.
Hope this helps. let me know if I can further assist you
Look on your speakers to see what ohm they're rated at currently. To get 4 ohm speakers to 2 ohm, simply wire the speakers in series. Meaning that you hook #2 sub to #1 sub and then to the amp. So you will have 1 connection to the amp but you'll be operating 2 subs. Hope this helps
You can't go wrong with Rockford, in my opinion. Everything they make is well built and high quality. I personally have two Rockford p500-1bd amps hooked up to four 12 inch subs in my car and those amps make those subs slam. I have them wired down to 1 ohm and the specs say that they should be pushing 500 rms a piece at 1 ohm so that p700-1bd amp really packs a punch. Depending on what you're hooking up to that amp I would defenitely recommend it to you. - Ryan in Alaska
Is it the correct size fuse ? Is it the power fuse or remote ? Either way check your connections going into the amp . Try this hook your other amp to the set of wires for the rockford if that amp has a problem its a wireing problem if not chances are its an interal problem on the rockford . Hope this helps !
Safe down to 2 ohms, NOT a 1 ohm stable amp, it will be pushing it hard even at 2ohms but Fosgate's should be able to handle it providing that the install and all cables,wire,connections,etc. are sanitary!
Good Luck !
Remove the load from the amplifier (subs) and the RCAs
If the light stays on, there are internal problems with the amplifier, and it needs to be serviced.
If the amplifier works normally, attach the RCA's and power on again.
If it remains on, connect one sub, and then the other.
Your amplifier is a 2 channel amplifier rated at
60 Watt - 4 Ohm - 2 channel(s) 125 Watt - 2 Ohm - 2 channel(s) 250 Watt - 4 Ohm - 1 channel(s)
Your amplifier is not rated for a 2 ohm mono load. If you have Single voicecoil subs wired in parallel, you have a 2 ohm mono load - your amplifier will eventually fail.