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    Icon32 Will I get electrocuted connecting my amp to battery following these steps?

    Is this the order I should follow (so that I don't kill myself):

    (amp will already be grounded, both fuses are in the amp, power wire has a fuse already on it)

    first let me say that when people say disconnect the X terminal from the battery, that means to me, unscrew it and disconnect the wires connected to it - am I right?

    1. unscrew screw from negative terminal

    2. disconnect those wires already on the negative terminal

    2. unscrew screw from positive terminal off battery

    3. put my 8ga power wire's ring terminal on the positive terminal

    4. screw back on the screw to the positive terminal

    5. put the negative wires back on the negative terminal

    6. screw back on the screw to the negative terminal

    also, when I hook up the remote wire by the head unit, it's entirely disconnected from the head unit signal path right? So the blue wire from the car directly butt connects to the remote wire - it doesn't go through the harness or to the head unit or anything right? Just making sure.







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    Re: Will I get electrocuted connecting my amp to battery following these steps?

    You won't get electricuted! I'd be amazed if it happened, but it won't!




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    Re: Will I get electrocuted connecting my amp to battery following these steps?

    12v is not going to kill you but you might want to try things a little different.

    Take the fuse out of the power wire and dont put it in until you have checked, double checked, and tripple checked to make sure nothing is wired wrong. this may help preventing blown equipment.

    I am not sure what exactly you are talking about with the remot wire but what you want to do is connect on end of your blue remote wire to your amp, then connect the other end of the blu remote wire to the blue remote signal wire on your head unit. It should be comming out of the harness supplied with the headunit and have a little blue tag that says REMOTE. This way your amp goes on and off with the HU and not the car.




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    Re: Will I get electrocuted connecting my amp to battery following these steps?

    Isn't the amps that'll kill you? I think I read somewhere that the battery is capable of producing 1000amps - isn't that deadly?

    oh, so the remote is a signal from the head unit to the antenna; not from the car to antenna?

    basically the head unit controls the remote's signal...ok got it.

    So head unit->blue wire->harness->blue wire butt connect with blue wire going to the amp?




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    Re: Will I get electrocuted connecting my amp to battery following these steps?

    Yes it is amps/current that kills, but 12DC will not hurt you! (unless your stupid and run current right into yourself/thruogh skin)




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