Closed Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Reload Thread: Hi!, and a few questions. . .

  1. #1
    birdywagon's Avatar
    birdywagon is offline Junior Member



    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    brooklyn, NY
    Posts
    1
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)

    Hi!, and a few questions. . .

    Hey everyone,

    Super stoked to be a part of the community.

    ...just installed my first real system. I have a '92 toyota previa with lots of space inside. I recently installed the following: 2 rockford 6x9's (3-ways) and one pair of 5 1/4" pioneer component speakers. these are run through a rockford 300-4 amp. the amp runs fine with the 6x9's connected, but when the pioneers are hooked up, when i turn the system up, the amp goes into protect mode when bass notes hit. i tried turning the gain down on the amp, and messing with the crossover, but i still can't turn it up loud with those 5 1/4" pioneers hooked up. could there be a short in the wiring somewhere, or what? they're suppose to be 2-35 watts RMS (300 watts peak power). am i running too much power to them?

    also, i installed a 10" powerbass sub and a bridged powerbass asa 400 amp. it's not enough bass for me. i'd like to put in another amp and sub, but i only have about $300 left in the budget. does anybody have any recommendations?

    thanks!

    jd







  2. #2
    Joseph7195's Avatar
    Joseph7195 is online now Can't Walk, I still F*ck



    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Saltillo, Mississippi, United States
    Age
    34
    Posts
    1,128
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    10
    Mentioned
    9 Post(s)

    Re: Hi!, and a few questions. . .

    Welcome to the forum! It's a great place to learn about car audio. You have a lot going on in your new ride. As far as the amp going into protect, I would check the wiring first, and most likely it's going to be your ground. I would try to find a better ground location. This is a possibility, not necessarily what is wrong. It will take more efort on your end to track down the problem. I hope it's not your amp that is messed up. That amp should push those speakers fine as long as it's hooked up correctly and set correctly. Here is a link for a subforum with the mst commonly asked questions and their prospective answers:

    New to car audio? Read this first.

    You have a pretty good bit of money to buy a new sub stage, so i would first check in the classifieds on this site. There are a lot of really good deals going on right now from reputable people.

    And don't be a stranger to the search button at the top. It has helped me significantly drop the amount of time it takes to find the answers to my car audio related problems.

    and again i wanna welcome you! Feel free to PM me with any concerns you have!

    Joseph



    Alpine 9833
    Boston Accoustics Front & Rear
    Cadence United Series Vegas 4 Channel
    Cadence S2W12-D2
    Cadence United Series Dakota Mono Amp
    Duralast 1,000 amp battery, X-Static 2,000 Amp Battery
    Rockford Foagate 1/0 wire, and interconnects
    Cadence shielded RCA wire
    Dynamat sound deadening, Fatmat sound deadening

Closed Thread

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may edit your posts

1e2 Forum