So Im running a single 10" for extra punch, have everything all wired up, but i keep getting the protection light. I've tried 3 different amps (1 brand new) and keep getting the same problem. I thought fuse or output problem, so checked the amp and main power fuse, both good. checked the remote and rca wires and their good, ground is also fine. Can anyone help me out to pin-point the problem? I've checked the speaker cables and they seem to be fine aswell, also I checked the cabels inside the box to the speaker and found nothing. Any ideas? Thanks.
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keep it in a vented area dont ever cover it position it were nothing will block it.it sounds like it does not have a fan so they sell those fans that you sit your laptop on.they cost about 10 bucks and wire it to your amp remote and ground inputs and it should help it stay cool....
well id say you have cooked your amp and or subs they can only take beatings for so long. show it no mercy it gives it back,does amp smell do subs smell borrow amp see if subs are ok if so it will be your amp.new one .keep the gain down??
Disconnect all speaker connections and rca cables. Leave power, ground and remote wires intact. Try turning on again. If you still have a protection light your amp is faulty. Hopefully you have warranty. Vibe is mediocre. Time to invest in an old school Lanzar
Opti Drive amp.
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The amplifier probably has shorted output transistors.
Disconnect the speakers and RCA cables. Replace the fuses with two 10 amp fuses or a single 20 amp fuse. If the amp blows the fuse when it powers up, the outputs are almost certainly the problem. Don't try it with the two 30 amp fuses. The smaller fuses will provide more protection for the power supply. If the amp powers up with the smaller fuses and they don't blow, check the speakers and the wiring (for shorts to ground or shorts between wires).