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I have a Panasonic Unit, two reference components hook to the front outs, and a 500 rms monoblock with a 12 inch woofer. The problem is that when I turn up the volume the radio stops the music and after a few seconds the music comes again. It does it only when the volume is high and the bass is kicking but with the volume fairly down not completely just at mid level the system works fine. I dont know why is happening but I thought it maybe related to the power wire of the radio maybe it is too thin. Also take into account that it does the problem only when the amplifier is receiving signal with the rca cables cause when the amplifier is not playing the radio stays still at high volume.

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This is most likely caused by an overload from the amp. Depending on what setting you have it on, you should adjust the gain and any other boosters to about midrange. If you put it all the way it will cut out as you're experienceing. Try to lower the gain and such and see if that helps. If that's not the case, then your amp may be damaged and can't handle the load.

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