So i have a 2 amp setup. An AQ 200.2 (220w [email protected]), running a pair of Focal PS165 components in the front doors getting roughly 85W or LESS each from this amp.
I also have a RF T2500-1BDCP running a pair of Sundown SA-8v2 D2's. The amp is tuned to put out aprox. 1000-1200W to these subs.
Now considering BOTH amps are being run EXTREMELY well below their rated power would you not expect them to run extremely cool?
Well that's not the case. The AQ gets pretty da*n hot and the RF gets SO HOT that you can't even touch it for more than 2 seconds before getting burned. This just doesn't make any sense.
And just today the RF threw itself into thermal protection during a road trip. A simple off/on got it going again, but how in the HE*L could this amp be getting THAT hot to shut itself off when it's only being ran at LESS THAN 1/3rd it's full power?
The AQ has never shut itself off but still a little concerned that it's getting so hot when being ran at less than 1/2 it's rated power as well.