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Protection light is on

I have a Kicker KX600.4 and it just when out and now it wont turn on it haves a light that says protection and that one does turn on

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Disconnect all speaker wires and signal cables from the amp. If it powers up, the wiring needs to be checked. If it still shuts down, the amp likely has blown output transistors.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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Generally, when an amplifier goes into protection when you attempt to power it up, it means that the output transistors have failed.

Measure the DC voltage across the B+ and ground terminals as well as across remote and ground. If you have less than 11 volts when the amp tries to power up, the amp could be shutting down due to low voltage.

If the voltage remains near or above 12v, disconnect all speaker wires and signal cables from the amp. If it powers up, the wiring needs to be checked. If it still shuts down, the amp likely has blown output transistors.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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SOURCE: blinking protection light on mrv-t757 amp

Could be the power supply or output stage electrolytic capacitors.
Possibly breaking down/drying out inside.

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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Generally, when an amplifier goes into protection when you attempt to power it up, it means that the output transistors have failed.

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