Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. After ten seconds of being powered off, the amp is reset, so turn it on and watch for the protection light again. Can anyone help please? Ground somewhere else. use a dmm to check the load going to the amp. When I first key on, the power light comes on the amp, but as soon as the CD player comes on and sends a signal, the protection light comes on and blinks slow, maybe 1-2 second intervals. When the green LED is lit, this indicates the amplifier is turned on and no trouble exists. i went to the back and noticed the power protection light (which is usually green) was red. 7. i replaced the bulb but that does not work. ... the big main light on the top of the amp should always be red. We were at the skate park for about an hour, then when we were getting ready to leave we were messing around "pretending" to give my car hydraulics. Clipping is a type of sound distortion that occurs due to an audio waveform being “clipped” by the amplifier. powers up ,the screen flashes "PROTECTOR",with all connections removed , and all controls are inoperative . GM Enthusiast Network is not affiliated with the General Motors Corporation. 2 Posts . Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 2, 2008. Ensure the top of the home audio device has proper ventilation to keep it from overheating. there is a little single led light on the side that says protection over it. If its a bad ground itll still power on. Just happen to check the right place right off the bat. What does it mean if the LED is flashing red? When power is given to the amp the power protection light comes on and fades to green very quickly. To check this, you can simply hook up a set of good RCA cables to your head unit and amp. sony fm/am receiver/amp model str-av 1020 . that's the proper way to do it and you'll be thankful you did later.. final ohm load, i bet your trying to run a 2 ohm amp at 1 ohm or even slightly less, I was curious about the final ohm load, but this setup worked for over a year when my cousin owned it and it was installed by a shop. Make sure the unit is plugged in, the connection to the power brick is secure, and the green light on the power brick is … I have a single 12" Adire audio Brahama DVC running at 2 ohms (4 ohms per coil) that is being powered by a Kicker ZX 500.1, tied to a Boss 20 Farad Cap, 4 gauge wires all around (not sure). Return Authorizations, Authorized Dealer Information, Product Availability (800) 256-0808 8am - 5pm CST warranty@kicker.com. Yea sorry for confusion. when i turn the volume up the protect light flashes when it hit deep notes the gain and bass booster is at 45% the xover is at 0 im using the zx 750.1 to power 2 kicker L5 12's they are dual 4ohm and i have each wired to 2 ohm and connected both sets of wires to the amp it still plays when the red light is on is this good or bad if so how can i prevent it thanks Kicker zx amp flashing protection Kicker zx 400 1 amp red light blinks Kicker cx 300 amp prt red light flashing Red light on kicker dx 250 1 Community Experts online right now. KICKR versions released in 2016 or later, along with the 2017 Snap, include additional LED indicator lights. The amp also has full power, the red light stays on, but the blue light that should be on all the time turns off after start up. If I had to guess, you have the 2 voice coils of each woofer wired in series, and then you paralleled those 2 wires at the amp. This can happen if there’s a dead short in a speaker wire or if you’re using very low impedance loudspeakers at high volume for an extended length of time. Why is my protection light red on my boss amp? When I first key on, the power light comes on the amp, but as soon as the CD player comes on and sends a signal, the protection light comes on and blinks slow, maybe 1-2 second intervals. Running the home audio device in a poorly ventilated cabinet can trigger the protection circuit. Generally, the power light is green or blue and the protect light is red but on some amps, the protect light is green and the power light is red. I have unplugged the speakers and re-connected (am running 1 pair of Mission M53's) Have had the amp ages and have never seen this before. While most common challenges are now addressed in our instant help guides here, the following good practices remain relevant for many KICKR SNAP issues.. KICKR SNAP Setup. This weekend, I turned it on.. and it immediality went into protected mode. Depending on the state of the amplifier and the vehicle’s charging system, the LEDs will glow either green or red. I unhooked the woofers to make sure they weren't messed up, and they weren't. If It Sounds Like the Amp Is Clipping . It would kick on and run fine at a low volume but as you turned it up it would start to pulse in an out with the music. The protection light on my 640a is flashing 4 times over and over. But I'll have to take a look this weekend and find somehwere else to go with it. By 1manplan, May 3, 2014 in General Discussion. Today my two kicker L7 8's just shut off. Wired up a Kicker ZX400.1 and a 10" solobaric DVC 2ohm. i took this to mean you turned the key to acc, the amp lights up then you turn the radio on. I feel so dumb having it be as simple as a ground, but I guess you can't overlook anything right... Good man. I installed my subs, amp, and a new deck myself and everything was working fine for about 2 weeks until today my subs stopped working. One minute it's working and the next minute it's not, usually with the green power LED on the amp turning to red or orange. What is your "turn on" set to? I checked my grounds and all my wired connections and checked the fuses. I also upened up the amp dosnt smell or look burnt out. don't be afraid to drill a hole. Some protect lights are green or blue instead of the usual red. if you hear music you know something is either wrong with your rca's or the signal coming out of the headunit. then you said when the cdplayer came on no noise came out. Or could it be once it sees a signal the ground is causing it to go into protection? Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. If that red light comes on, stay calm, power off your amp, and check your speaker connections and impedance ratings, making any necessary adjustments. So I can 100% verify the amp is powered by remote from the HU. This would yield a 2 ohm load. I tested the fuses with a voltmeter and checked the ground and they were both alright. I'm sorry, I think it is dual 4 ohm coils and i think they are wired in parallel and the amp was set for 2 ohm load... but I will have to verify when I get home. As the days went by the protecetion light stayed on longer and longer. why is it wired this way and not wired properly with the remote turn on wire from the headunit? Now its to the point that the protection light to the amp will go off and the red lights in the amp will go out. First unplug the power to the dock and leave it unplugged for 10 minutes. It puches the the 2 12's that i have pretty hard without clipping out but whenever i turn the system off and take out thekey, the green power light on the amp doesnt come off. An amp with a protect light … If your amp isn’t a code-talker, it’s still important to understand what its lights are saying at all times. Glad I came across the fault in this amp without spending all day on it!! if you dont hear anything you know its something in the amp itself or your speaker wire. Copyright © 1999 - 2021 GM Enthusiast Network I thought that was what the 12v switch was for on the Amp... well you said when you first key up the power lights up on the amp. i double checked my wiring and it was all still fine. Even without the woofers, the amp still has the solid red protection light? Im running a 10" JL sub in the back with a dx 300.2 kicker amp that is bridged. You turn the radio on à la vie privée et notre Politique relative cookies. 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