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i got a wiring paper that comes with the peq plug,its not a manual but it shows how to wire up a zapco peq

Zapco Car Audio... | Answered on Dec 04, 2010


check your settings on your stereo and the amp make sure you have changed to 1 ohm on the amlifier for a briged connection to a subwoofer and change from lpf to hpf on the amp there should be a switch.

Zapco Reference... | Answered on Jun 08, 2010


Storing as in Distortion? If that's the case lower the output gain from your amp until it is suitable to you ears. It might be all the way open, besides this should be adjusted system to system.

Zapco Reference... | Answered on May 31, 2010


If the amp uses TIP35Cs and TIP36Cs, those will be the output transistors. Measure the resistance between legs 2 and 3 for each of the output transistors. Do any read near 0 ohms?

If you're new to repairing amps. The following page should help.
http://www.bcae1.com/repairbasicsforbcae1/repairbasics.htm

Zapco Reference... | Answered on Nov 18, 2009


If your car battery was not disconnected when the amp was installed them your amp has blown, it could just be a fuse or at worst the circuits inside have fried. Check your fuses if not take it to a certified car audio shop and ask them to have a look at it for you. Need more information to help you bruv, but from what you have said it has been connected with the car battery still connected

Zapco 1100M Car... | Answered on Sep 18, 2009


Hello michaelandta,

Check your filter settings on the front channels. It sounds like they may be set to "high pass" which would eliminate the bass frequencies. If you are using the amp to power normal speakers, it's usually best to set the filters for "full range". If the amp only has "low pass" and "high pass" settings, turn them both OFF.

Hope this helps.

Zapco I-450... | Answered on Sep 12, 2009


the left and right clips are for your subs to tell your amp that they are not going to (flatline) clip which is when you start to lose clarity and get distortion

Zapco C2K-3.0X... | Answered on Jul 05, 2009


check connections, fuses could be due to a poor connection.

does it have a thermal cut out?

Zapco 1100M Car... | Answered on Dec 15, 2007


Check your ground and make sure it is properly grounded ....it needs to be a very clean paint/gum free area tightly bolted.  Next Check and make sure you are recieving your 12 volts (not running)  13 (running)    by placing your test leads from positive to ground...... then make sure your power remote from your head unit is putting out voltage. 

Zapco Reference... | Answered on Oct 13, 2007


Go here first http://www.zapco.com/ Good Luck

Zapco C2K-9.0XD... | Answered on Aug 06, 2006

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