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    Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    Hey all. My buddy just bought a 12'' Hifonics Atlas. We went to hook it up today to this amp:

    http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...+ZXi+4006.html

    However, whenever the bass on the head unit is turned up at all, or if the volume is turned up too high the amp goes into protect. Why is this? His head unit does have a loud button that he does use. What could it be? We double checked all the connections and everything is fine. someone please help?



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    how is the speaker wired to it?



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    Well I just looked it up and it is bridged at 4 ohms. And the speaker itself is a 4 ohm speaker....which doesn't seem right to me now that I see it....



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    well as long as the speaker itself is a SVC or DVC wired to 8 ohms then you should be fine there. what size power wire and ground are you running



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    Well it is a DVC and I am pretty sure it is wired to 2 ohms. That is probably the problem.



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    yup, you bet ya



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    **** now I feel like and idiot for now realizing that. Thanks a lot man



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    it still shouldn't go into protect right away. make sure you haven't allowed the speaker wire to cross anywhere and touch the opposite side. frayed wire at the speaker outputs on the amp maybe.






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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    welcome



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    i should read more careful huh. it's when you turn it up.






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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    Quote Originally Posted by kcdc30 View Post
    i should read more careful huh. it's when you turn it up.
    haha, ya but i appreciate the input.



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    make sure you let us know if it turned out alright, and if it works better now



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    ya, we just re-wired it and it pretty much pounds. Thanks again.



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    Re: Hifonics keeps going into protect!

    anytime



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