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    Unusual Protection Mode

    Started by cuddy8 at 08-14-18, 06:00 PM

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  2. Chris from Washington

    Shitters full!
    07-02-18 #2

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    HI jdagillis,
    Welcome to the forums

    Could you tell us a little more about your system.
    What type of amp and speakers are you running?

    An amp will go into protection mode for a couple reasons, outputs are shorted, speakers are hooked up in a way that it wasn't designed to run the type of load it's seeing, speakers could be blown or have some type of issue.

    Give us a little more details, and we'll try and help.

  3. jdagillis

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #3

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    I have 2 boss phantom 12s 2300w with boss pt2200w amp speakers are not blown and all fuse and wire are still good it was working perfect then boom nothing I've checked head unit/wires fuse everything it comes on if cut down way low but as soon as I start to turn up it goes to protect

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  4. rodacollier

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #4

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    This might help.

    Amp in Protection - Troubleshooting

    It would be good to provide more info such as make and model, input signal, what wires have been replaced / what has been done already.


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  5. Chris from Washington

    Shitters full!
    07-02-18 #5

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    Are these the subs you have?
    https://www.sonicelectronix.com/item...s-P126DVC.html

    It looks like your amp can go down to 4ohm bridged.

    Just to verify, do you have them wired up like this?


    Your amp, can go down to a 4ohm load. So if wired like above, you should be OK.

    Does it go into protection as soon as you turn it on?
    Does it go into protection with the speakers not hooked up? If it does, then you rule out the speakers and you have an issue with the amp.

    Attached Images


  6. jdagillis

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #6

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    Yes those are my sub's and here is a pic of my amp. I had them wired a different way to start with red to red black to black and they sounded awesome worked for months. I now have them wired like your pic

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  7. jdagillis

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #7

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    It will come on and you can hear the sub's but as long as its turned down like below volume 10 it will stay on if any higher that when it shuts off

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  8. jdagillis

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #8

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    OK I just checked it will not go onto protective mode with sub's unpluged but when I plug them up they beat for a few seconds the amp goes to protect

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  9. rodacollier

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #9

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    Could you post a pic of how the speaker wires are connected to the amp on the output side ?


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  10. jdagillis

    Junior Member
    07-02-18 #10

    Default Re: Amp in protection mode

    So Im kinda guessing its the amp probably

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