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    Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Is it dangerous for the amp to be jumping into protect @ .5? I know im not supposed to wire the woofers this way, but i got d2 coils instead of d1...

    Loud volume=jump into protect, and i cant gauge where it does this to avoid it...

    I have 2 SK-1500.1s coming in for each woofer so its temporarily wired to .5

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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    aq can handle that low of a impedance your install and electrical cant




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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by NASTY08IMPALA View Post
    aq can handle that low of a impedance your install and electrical cant
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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by NASTY08IMPALA View Post
    aq can handle that low of a impedance your install and electrical cant
    To be fair i dont drop below 12.8, but you could be on to something



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Lots of people run that amp @ .5 with no issues.

    When i get better electrical i will too.



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeK View Post
    To be fair i dont drop below 12.8, but you could be on to something
    its fair to say thats the problem..where is you.re voltage meter conected




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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by NASTY08IMPALA View Post
    its fair to say thats the problem..where is you.re voltage meter conected
    Cigarette lighter

    I have big 3, d3100 and a ****** alternator with a half-assed regulator



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeK View Post
    Cigarette lighter

    I have big 3, d3100 and a ****** alternator with a half-assed regulator
    theres ur problem ur not seeing.true voltage drop run all 3 wires straight back to amp ..thats where u wana see the voltage at




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    Quote Originally Posted by NASTY08IMPALA View Post
    theres ur problem ur not seeing.true voltage drop run all 3 wires straight back to amp ..thats where u wana see the voltage at
    Its one that plugs into the cigarette lighter. I have to invest in a hard wired one eventually.



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

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    Its one that plugs into the cigarette lighter. I have to invest in a hard wired one eventually.
    oh yeaaa spend 20 bucks and get a stinger one

    ---------- Post added at 02:09 AM ---------- Previous post was at 02:09 AM ----------

    in the meantime wire the aq to 2 ohms before u fry it




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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by ewadz3006 View Post
    Lots of people run that amp @ .5 with no issues.

    When i get better electrical i will too.
    I agree but any amp at .5 will need very good electrical @ 2000+ rms daily, or you will run into problems.




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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Ill take the 2200 before you kill it. But wire to 2 ohm until you get new amps.



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Quote Originally Posted by brooklynjoy2008 View Post
    I agree but any amp at .5 will need very good electrical @ 2000+ rms daily, or you will run into problems.
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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Do you have just one battery or two? I guess its the set-up in your sig?


    Maybe gains are set to high?



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    Re: Running @ .5 and causing protect mode

    Just run it in 2 ohm for now or else be prepared o spend money on another amp.




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