Closed Thread
Results 1 to 14 of 14

Reload Thread: amp goes to protection mode help

  1. #1
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member



    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    amp goes to protection mode help

    i bought a new amp it is a db pd 2000.1 and i have a cap nothing big my i can only go up to 25 volume intill it cuts out and goes to protection mode under 25 it works great so its not the amp i am thinking because it is a big amp its not getting enough power or needs a better ground but i have the best ground i can find on my car so is there anything i can do
    not doing anything under the hood
    like a bigger cap i have 8 g wire but i dont think bigger would do a big diffrence
    so any ideas
    thanks







  2. #2
    mylows10's Avatar
    mylows10 is offline B2,singer,ampere rep mylows10 is a Supporting Member of the forum!

    mylows10 is a Supporting Vendor of the forum!

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    monterey , ca
    Age
    53
    Posts
    22,211
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    9
    Mentioned
    132 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    5952 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    not enough power ,upgrade your power wire,do the big 3,then see if it still does it




    pioneer avhx 4800 dvd, ampere tfhe 9.0 and 150.4 with arc audio xxd 4080
    4 d3100 and 3 deka 8a31 and d975 ,270 dc power and 320 amp singer alt
    B2 ref mids,Cdt es6 mids cdt es 010 tweets x2 ,es 03 Mids x 2 mx1000 , sky high ,eb flex, and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 crossfire xsv2 18s in a 4th order no wall box
    NOR CAL DB DRAG JUDGE
    http://www.dcsoundlab.com

  3. #3
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    i will try bigger better grade wire but dont think i will do the big 3 i know its better but im not that good to be able to do it




  4. #4
    mylows10's Avatar
    mylows10 is offline B2,singer,ampere rep mylows10 is a Supporting Member of the forum!

    mylows10 is a Supporting Vendor of the forum!

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    monterey , ca
    Age
    53
    Posts
    22,211
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    9
    Mentioned
    132 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    5952 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    then you may be able to find someone on here ,local to you that can do it for you ,for a price




    pioneer avhx 4800 dvd, ampere tfhe 9.0 and 150.4 with arc audio xxd 4080
    4 d3100 and 3 deka 8a31 and d975 ,270 dc power and 320 amp singer alt
    B2 ref mids,Cdt es6 mids cdt es 010 tweets x2 ,es 03 Mids x 2 mx1000 , sky high ,eb flex, and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 crossfire xsv2 18s in a 4th order no wall box
    NOR CAL DB DRAG JUDGE
    http://www.dcsoundlab.com

  5. #5
    jj4475's Avatar
    jj4475 is offline CarAudio.com Elite



    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    ill
    Posts
    1,724
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    6
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    2 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    Run some 4g down the side of the car and try it. Thats not a tiny amp. Check your inline fuse to. Take it out I ve had this happen plenty of times. Most of the times its the ground. I remember one of my friends calling me and asking if he can stop by for a second to check whats going on with his car. Long story short I checked his inline fuse it was fine... 20 mins later I went back to the fuse and actually took it out and it was all melted looked fine from above though. Doubt that's you cause just throwing it out there.




  6. #6
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    there is nothing wrong with the fuse i will upgrade to 4g wire and see about the big 3 but i have a 2f cap will getting a 20f or 40f or some size cap do any change to have the power given to the amp




  7. #7
    LosIsATool's Avatar
    LosIsATool is offline DD subs are the best!



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Pensacola, Florida
    Age
    36
    Posts
    15,524
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    6234 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    Take the cap off, might fix the problem.



    Fuck you papermaker

    2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0T
    JBL MS-8
    DD M1c, DD SS4A
    DD SW2508sc
    Hertz HT28
    Hertz HV165XL
    Knuconceptz OFC, Custom fit Soundrive RCAs.
    Batcap

  8. #8
    LosIsATool's Avatar
    LosIsATool is offline DD subs are the best!



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Pensacola, Florida
    Age
    36
    Posts
    15,524
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    6234 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    And turn the bass boost off and gain down



    Fuck you papermaker

    2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0T
    JBL MS-8
    DD M1c, DD SS4A
    DD SW2508sc
    Hertz HT28
    Hertz HV165XL
    Knuconceptz OFC, Custom fit Soundrive RCAs.
    Batcap

  9. #9
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    i will try taking the cap off but turning the amp down would be pointless because i want to use it's full potental im looking for ways that wont be too much to add power




  10. #10
    LosIsATool's Avatar
    LosIsATool is offline DD subs are the best!



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Pensacola, Florida
    Age
    36
    Posts
    15,524
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    6234 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    How did you set the gain? Bass boost is instant distortion. Not a good thing. Do you understand gain is NOT a power knob?



    Fuck you papermaker

    2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0T
    JBL MS-8
    DD M1c, DD SS4A
    DD SW2508sc
    Hertz HT28
    Hertz HV165XL
    Knuconceptz OFC, Custom fit Soundrive RCAs.
    Batcap

  11. #11
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    i turned down the bass boost and the imput level and i got the volume to 38 with out turning off maybe with a little fine tuning i can get it louder but i think im going to have to do the 0g big 3 and 4g wire to my amp i was also thinking my car battery is good but is original from 2003 so how much diffrence would a yellow or red top do whats the best to run my truck and system
    when i get it all done should i keep my cap or no
    0 will not fit i think and i dont want to go out and buy all the things i need to find out it will not fit and i know 4g will hide fine
    i go to college and we have a audio bass of and i want to reach good numbers i know with my system it can be done
    with 2000 watt amp and 2 12 type r's i know i can get good numbers




  12. #12
    LosIsATool's Avatar
    LosIsATool is offline DD subs are the best!



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Pensacola, Florida
    Age
    36
    Posts
    15,524
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    6234 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    If you dont set the gain CORRECTLY and get a possible alternator upgrade you will not get good numbers. You will get smoke



    Fuck you papermaker

    2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0T
    JBL MS-8
    DD M1c, DD SS4A
    DD SW2508sc
    Hertz HT28
    Hertz HV165XL
    Knuconceptz OFC, Custom fit Soundrive RCAs.
    Batcap

  13. #13
    Casey Harmon's Avatar
    Casey Harmon is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    ya i dont think im going that far into changing any thing like that i found some places around me going to see how much they will charge to do the big 3 up grade but my system never smokes it has been on for 1hr plus trips never had and problem or anything i want a daily system that gets good numbers not one thats one blast then done




  14. #14
    LosIsATool's Avatar
    LosIsATool is offline DD subs are the best!



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Pensacola, Florida
    Age
    36
    Posts
    15,524
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    72 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    6234 Post(s)

    Re: amp goes to protection mode help

    Quote Originally Posted by Casey Harmon View Post
    ya i dont think im going that far into changing any thing like that i found some places around me going to see how much they will charge to do the big 3 up grade but my system never smokes it has been on for 1hr plus trips never had and problem or anything i want a daily system that gets good numbers not one thats one blast then done
    Haha OK..



    Fuck you papermaker

    2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0T
    JBL MS-8
    DD M1c, DD SS4A
    DD SW2508sc
    Hertz HT28
    Hertz HV165XL
    Knuconceptz OFC, Custom fit Soundrive RCAs.
    Batcap

Closed Thread

User Tag List

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may post attachments
  • You may edit your posts
1e2 Forum