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Mtx 1501d i have a mtx 1501d. i have proper power source - 2 one farad rockford fosgate capacitors buss bar'd together and 1/0 gauge wire. it powers up normal and produces sound, BUT not sufficient sound. the gain is not making much difference in sound from minimum to max, and the only way you can tell is by turning up the EQ and frequency. it won't do anything, then you turn it up and gives some sound... but nothing serious for it's capabilities - maybe 200 or 300 watts worth of power. if you have all of the knobs - freq., eq, and gain turned down, it produces zero sound, but you can feel the current in the subwoofers. besides not producing enough massive power, i have another exact amp in a differ vehicle w/ the gain 3/4 of the way up and both the eq and freq. down and it goes crazy so i know something is wrong. can you help me any?

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ARE U USING THE CONTROLS THAT CAME WITH THE AMP?
USUALLY THE CONTROLS CABLE GOES BAD

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