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No Sound from Basslink

I have a sony mexbt5000 head unit and a infinity basslink hooked up to it. I have my blue remote turn on wire connected to the amp turn on wire on my radio harness. The Basslink turns on when radio is on but I get no sound from the Basslink. Any Suggestions?

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  • zxque Feb 06, 2008

    Basslink worked great for about three weeks. All of a sudden it just quit. I checked connections, fuse etc. Nothing seems to get it going again. Power light in on.

  • 7davie7 Feb 21, 2008

    Same exact thing happened here. Worked great for 6mos, then last night nothing...triple checked the wires, everything is perfect, LED is on...just no sound from BAsslink - I have heard that these have bad amps and blow often.

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Do you have speaker wiring or RCA's hooked up from AMP to Basslink? Also check the settings, make sure you are have bridged the channels on amp.

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Both issues sound like they are related to a non-connected or loosely connected remote wire on the Basslink.

If you're using RCA preamp wires to connect your stereo to the Basslink, make sure the remote wire input on the Basslink is solidly connected to the stereo's remote output.

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Other than the +12V, the ground (-) and the 2 RCA inputs, normally external amps have also a remote trigger which switches it to active on. The remote trigger is activated by a wire from the head unit. Colors would either be yellow or blue but depends on manufacturer of head unit. Alternately, you can connect a simple toggle on/off switch to activate the external amp.

Additionally, pls verify that the 2 RCAs from your head unit are audio out and not audio in for aux source.

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