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I need to know how to hook up high level input from stereo to amp i dont have an adpater

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I have one and it turns on but the sound is ditorted

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Re: I need to know how to hook up high level input from...

Honestly try to buy an adapter. very easy to hook up just use the rear speaker wires as a input

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I need a high level input connector for a Sony Car Amplifier

best buy-wal mart-circuit city-ultimate electronics-radio shack- any stereo shop that deals with car audio-hope that helps look to spend between 12 and 35 dollars

Jun 18, 2009 | Sony XM-DS1600P5 Car Audio Amplifier

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Hooking up system using HI-INPUT amp wires.

This may sound dumb, but are there any other inputs left on the amp? Most amps that i have worked with have a special set of inputs for high input. (by high input you mean speaker level right?) If those exist the obvious answer is to use those. They should be labeled, so just hook them up according to them. You may need a special adapter from the amp manufacturer. If you dont have any high level inputs or any not broken inputs left you have two options. You can either A: junk the amp or B: open it up and solder new connectors back on. (it sounds harder than it really is. There are four large pieces of metal to solder onto the board for a set of inputs)

May 27, 2009 | Crunch Powerzone P480 Car Audio Amplifier

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PINs for high level input

Hello gmb_66,

You did not specify exactly which Jensen amp you have. None of the Jensen PowerPlus series I found had high-level inputs. You can go here and select your amp to download the manual. They should also have the connector for speaker inputs.

Most amps that have both high-level and RCA inputs allow you to use one or the other, but not both at the same time. If your head unit has RCA ourputs, those would be the ones to use, because they generally provide a cleaner signal to the amp with less noise.

Hope this helps.

May 24, 2009 | Jensen Car Amplifiers

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Trouble connecting marine amp to stereo

Hello lizskates814,

You can use either the high level (speaker) or the low-level (RCA's) inputs to the amp, but not both. Choose whichever one sounds the best or is more convenient to install and leave the other disconnected.

Hope this helps.

May 23, 2009 | Pyle PLMRA400 Car Amp

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Legend Amp hook up manual.

Pretty Straight Forward get a 8 or 4 gauge amp wiring kit.

Run your hot wire to the +12V from the battery make sure to install the supplied inline fuse near the battery don't connect to the battery until installation is complete.

Run the REM to your stereo power ant. Wire. if available.

Run the GND to Metal Chassis Ground keep it as short as possible.

Run the RCA Cable from the back of the Stereo to the RCA Inputs or Low Level on the amp.

This amp is 2 Ohm Stereo Stable which means you can connect 2 (4 ohm) speakers in parallel to each channel or 1 (4 ohm) speaker on each channel or you can connect 1 (4 ohm) Speaker in bridged mode.

There are other speaker configurations you could use but you cannot drop the load below 2 Ohm in stereo mode and no lower than 4 ohm in bridged mode.

Hope this helps

Mar 25, 2009 | Legend LA1490 - American Legacy Series 2 -...

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Need specs and wiring options

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Each 6 1/2" speaker will see 40 Watts
Each 6"x9" will see 521/2 Watts

Yes your solution is correct. Front wired in stereo, bridge rear.

Dec 29, 2008 | Eclipse Car Amplifiers

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Trying to hook up amplifier to after market 6by 9 using factory radio

You can not connect the speaker lines directly to the RCA inputs of your amplifier. But you can connect them to your amplifier if your amp has a high level input. Most of the time it looks just like the speaker jacks of the amp, but smaller. It will be labeled high level input or speaker input. Sometimes an amplifier will have a jack for a wiring harness just for this purpose. Some amplifiers have them and some don't.

If your amplifier does not have them, you can purchase a line level adapter at most anyplace that installs car stereos. it converts the speaker level to the proper level of the RCA input.
Just follow the instructions on how to connect it.

If you try to connect the speaker outputs directly to the RCA input of the amplifier you will blow up the pre-amp in your amplifier.

I hope this was helpful to you, if so a good rating is always appreciated.

Thanks and let me know if you need more help.

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Factory stero to amp

If the amplifier has inputs for a high level signal, you unhook the wires going into the speaker and plug them into the amp, then hook the outputs up to the speakers. If the amp only has rca inputs, you need to also buy a line level converter. Then you unhook the speakers, hook the wires up the the converter, then hook the converter up to the amp, then hook the amp up to the speakers.

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Dec 08, 2007 | Blaupunkt PCA250 Car Audio Amplifier

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Amp is getting hot

amp naturally get hot but not hot enough to burn your finger.if all the speakers working,no distorted sound(sound clear),the problem might be the ventilation(free air flow) of amp.check the blower fan if working or check the exhaust holes maybe it is blocked. here are the other reasons; 1.)speaker wires touched the chassis ground. 2.)mismatched speaker to amp impedance. 3)overdrive input or u tap low input(from amp) to high output(of stereo) 4.)ur amp is out of bias. u need an audio technician for this... hope this help u...

May 15, 2007 | Alpine MRD-M1005 Car Audio Amplifier

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I believe that this model Sony amp includes High Level inputs. Those allow you to connect the normal speaker wires coming out of the factory stereo to the amp. If for some reason it doesn't include the inputs you can buy a high level to low lever converter that will give you rca from the factory unit.

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