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Displays "CUR" When I turn on my radio and start raising the volume my amp shuts off at 20(out of 35) which is the limit on Alpine stereos (atleast mine). It had been doing this but after playing it at 30 for a half hour or so but know since you turn it on it starts shutting off. I'm using four gauge for the power and ground wires, thinking that it didn't have enough current, but i just read the manual's "troubleshooting section" (if you could call it that) and it says for the current display that it has too much current what could be causing that?; and its a stock car battery.

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  • elkaos666 Sep 22, 2007

    Its a four channel amp which has a speaker per channel. How can it be too much?

  • elkaos666 Sep 22, 2007

    I have a pair of infinity kappa in the front 63.7i rated for 2 ohms at 75rms and the rears are 693.7i rated for 2 ohms and 75rms as well. The amp is rated for 75rms at 2 ohms so to what i understand their impedanced matched which should give me maximum transfer of power.

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    i have the same problem....i have this same amp running on four alpine S speakers...please help it displays CUR when i turn it about 27ish after a couple of minutes



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You probably have too low of an impedance load on ot (too many speakers or wrong kind). It has to have a minimum of 2 ohms on each channel, or 4 ohms if bridged (that means don't put 2 subs on the bridge!!).

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