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S series sub cuts out

I have an alpine s series sub, and i have it hooked up to a 300 watt amp. it works when i have the volume on very softly, but as soon as i turn it up, the sub cuts out an stops working. how do i get the sub to kick when the volume is up

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It could either be a mechanical problem with the subwoofer or it could be a power issue with the amp, I am leaning more towards the power issue with the amp. Check to make sure that you are not going into protect mode if you have a protect function or light, and also figure out what ohm load your amp is capable of and then go to www.the12volt.com and look under "Subwoofer Wiring" and figure out the best way to wire your sub to the amp by looking in the 1 Speaker Single Voice Coil category but make sure your amp can handle the ohm load that you are going to be giving it and make sure you will not be overpowering the sub with the amount of power that your amp will be giving the sub at that ohm load.

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This sounds like an ohm load problem do u have it bridged

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