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    New amp first boot smoking

    So I got a new amp, and the first time I started it, it began bellowing smoke, so I cut off the system and took a break to get ready to return it... however, I thought I would just see how bad the damage was... and there was no damage at all, the amp works perfectly, no smoking and it isn't even getting that hot...

    What happened? Obviously something had to of been damaged when it smoked, why is it working perfectly now? Could it have been flux burning off?







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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Bo0m5l4ng View Post
    So I got a new amp, and the first time I started it, it began bellowing smoke, so I cut off the system and took a break to get ready to return it... however, I thought I would just see how bad the damage was... and there was no damage at all, the amp works perfectly, no smoking and it isn't even getting that hot...

    What happened? Obviously something had to of been damaged when it smoked, why is it working perfectly now? Could it have been flux burning off?
    if flux was gonna burn off, youd think that would occur during the factory testing phase. How long have you tested it out for? It might be the gate failing. Id send it back anyways. What model is it?



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    LOL. Amps are not supposed to smoke at all ever. Get rid of it as quickly as you can and buy a better quality amp next time.




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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Bo0m5l4ng View Post
    So I got a new amp, and the first time I started it, it began bellowing smoke, so I cut off the system and took a break to get ready to return it... however, I thought I would just see how bad the damage was... and there was no damage at all, the amp works perfectly, no smoking and it isn't even getting that hot...

    What happened? Obviously something had to of been damaged when it smoked, why is it working perfectly now? Could it have been flux burning off?
    it's not a ap 1500 by chance is it? make sure no wires touching and ground is good other than that i'd pull it out..



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    I'm tryna figure out why the word "boot" is in the title...



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Must be Taramps Trollolololololol



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Popwarhomie View Post
    Must be Taramps Trollolololololol
    Ouch. Taramps sure is taking a beating lately. And no shizzzon to back it up either...



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomin_tahoe View Post
    I'm tryna figure out why the word "boot" is in the title...
    he's young so thinking like boot up a pc, lol..



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomin_tahoe View Post
    Ouch. Taramps sure is taking a beating lately. And no shizzzon to back it up either...
    I've blown 2 Koreans and zero Brazilians. Lol



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomin_tahoe View Post
    I'm tryna figure out why the word "boot" is in the title...
    maybe hes British and hes talking about its first use in a trunk, i mean boot



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomin_tahoe View Post
    Ouch. Taramps sure is taking a beating lately. And no shizzzon to back it up either...
    To be fair nate told me he had his gain half way up on the taramps rather than watching out for the sensitive gain knob. For reference i still have mines at 5% gain and -8 sub level.



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffdachef View Post
    To be fair nate told me he had his gain half way up on the taramps rather than watching out for the sensitive gain knob. For reference i still have mines at 5% gain and -8 sub level.
    Same with my Brazilian. These Brazilian amps are no joke..

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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by evilmonstertruk View Post
    Same with my Brazilian. These Brazilian amps are no joke..

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    Ya I have my gain set, I think about 10-15 % and always whatchin for the clipping light but the way I have it set its a tad on the low side even at vol 58 and sub level at 8 clip lite never comes on and this ***** is a beast at half ohm ! Getting blurred vision now lol cant wait to get the caps in and lithium to give it the power it really needs to come alive.



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffdachef View Post
    To be fair nate told me he had his gain half way up on the taramps rather than watching out for the sensitive gain knob.


    I would hard clip the shit out of my 10k with no issues other than making subs smell.



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    Re: New amp first boot smoking

    I'd use them if they made a legit full range. That would really **** off the audiosnobs. Maybe even put some L7s on them.



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