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Is My Amp Bad?????

Discussion in 'Audio' started by K5MONSTERCHEV, Aug 26, 2003.

  1. K5MONSTERCHEV

    K5MONSTERCHEV 1/2 ton status

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    When you have the subs on and turn up the stereo, cd, or radio, when it gets loud the subs cut out. They work fine at lower volumes, but as soon as you turn it up, no good. I ohmed out all the wires and went over all connections, there fine, Im guessing the amp, anyone concurr?
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  2. Z3PR

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    I'm guessing that your amp is getting hot, and going into protection (Shut down) . Where is it mounted ??? Is it getting enough air too stay cool ??? I've added fans to amps befor, that can really help alot. Hope this helps. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    What brand of amp and speakers....?

    Are you bridging the amp? Playing tricks with a "low ohms" setup?....


    Remember speaker resistance varies with frequency....there is no ONE value for a speaker. If you have ever seen it graphed out it actually is a curvy wavy line (representing that resistance goes both higher and lower) called an impedence curve.
     

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