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500/1 turns on and off at high volumes

I have a jl 500/1 that was working great, then all of a sudden it has started to turn off and on at high volumes. its fine at low volumes. any ideas?

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Check the independence (ohm) level of your subs and make sure your not into and unsupported ohm level for your amp.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

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This is a power handling problem, try to see if u have good power supply, a higher current may be needed. try to look for the impedance of your speaker, low impedance would load the amplifier that would cause on and off specially if it has overload protection.

Posted on May 16, 2007

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Adjust your "input sensitivity" on the amplifier, turn it down. This feature is specifically for the prevention of clipping and higher sound quality.

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Make sure that you are using the right Guage wire for that installation. I had the same problem with another amp. I changed both, power & ground wires to 4 Guage and it worked fine after that. maybe that would work for you.

Posted on Oct 03, 2006

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