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    Why does my amp go into protection?

    I have a spa1900d db drive amp, I have read good things on this amp and if you look it is not cheap either. Although when Im bassing it goes in and out of protection mode. Why? I have lowered the gains and it has helped, but again why?







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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    Maybe wrong load on the amp?




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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    Bad ground?



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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    full description of your system so we could diagnose the problem



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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    Could be wiring also...




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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    Quote Originally Posted by thaster View Post
    full description of your system so we could diagnose the problem
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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    I have 2 12' P3s IN A PORTED BOX, I had this install done by a professional shop. When you say wiring like the wiring into my amp? or to my battery? Is there like a checklist I could go by to eliminate Possibilities. My subs still pound but when I turn it up it goes in and out of protection mode. I have lowered the gains and it has helped but know I cannot bass as loud.




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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    Its clipping it seems...




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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    gain was set too high. did you set the gains urself?



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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    what is clipping? No I only had the bass on like half way.




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    Re: Why does my amp go into protection?

    What is clipping?




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