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I just got this bass and am getting speaker pop at low frequencies, any ideas of what is causing this? All other frequencies sound great.

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If you are driving the speaker too hard it will pop. This caused when the voice coil is driven mostly beyond the pole pieces of the magnet. Without the magnetic field the back EMF of the voice coil drops off and the current shoots up. The voice coil can't move farther so there is a discontinuity of movement which causes a pop.

200 watts is a lot to put into a 12 inch speaker so you have to be careful to not drive low frequencies at excessive volume. It is both very hard on the amp and doesn't do the speaker any good either.

If you want loud lows, you should get a subwoofer of at least 15 inch speaker to handle the lows.

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As an owner of the same amp, it just can't go above a certain volume, and that volume is pretty low...I'm selling mine for that reason.

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