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    my amp keeps cutting out...why?

    i have a jensen XA2100 200 W amp. it is pushing 2 12 JBL's 4 ohm. i have it bridged, and am rumming the speakers in parralell. it hits good and sounds fine but the protect function keeps coming on when i try pushing them. can anyone tell me why? i know jensen is not top of the line... but it is what i have for the time being. my old mtx amp kept blowing the fuse when i had it hooked up the same way also. please help!!! <img src="frown.gif" border="0">







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    audioman-try series/wiring the 2 jbl subs<br /> call the two subs (sub 1 and sub 2)<br /> take the negitive from sub 1 and wire it to<br /> the positive of sub 2 then take the<br /> positive of sub 1, and the negitive of sub 2<br /> and wire it to your bridge amp (positive from<br /> amp to sub 1 and negitive from amp to sub 2)<br /> give it a try and see if the protection mode<br /> comes on




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    Your amp is shutting down because it is overloaded. It can't handle the 2ohm mono load. <br />You can do what billet suggested which will give you an 8ohm mono load. Or you could just run each sub on a seperate channel.



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