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Old 10-08-2006
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Need help quick!

Ok, I finally got my system done.......I hooked it up, and went to turn it on and listen...........but when I turned the switch on, there was nothing to listen to, no sound no nothing. The radio works, but no sound is comming out of the speakers and I felt of one of the subs, and didnt feel any bass or anything. All I did was tap into the rear speaker wires, and connect the power wire to the battery. Everything worked fine before. The fuse on the Amp power wire has NOT been blown. What could be the problem?
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tapped into the rear speaker wires? one of those speaker wire to rca connectors?
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The amp's instructions was for the HI input was to connect the left and right + and - wires to the HI input plug.......it didn't say anything about rca's unless you when the other route which used the Rca's.
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ok, if I unplug the HI input plug from the amp, all the speakers work again, but when I plug it back in, the speakers stop again(regular speakers, not the subs)(the subs dont work at all, but the amp does turn on. There is a black wire for the ground on the HI input plug....should I ground it? it isn't right now......could that be the problem?
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nobody knows?
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i honestly dont ive never fooled with high inputs.......
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neither have I, thats why im asking. lol and I havent done this kind of stuff much, so I dont really have much experience. I just dont understand why it kills the sound as soon as you hook the HI input plug into the amp.
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maybe you have them hooked up wrong. like positive to a negative or something.
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I hooked them up just like it said to. I dont see how it kills the sound.
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idk then. im more of a hands on person. id have to see it. sorry.
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If you are trying to run the rear speakers and the HI pass input on the amp at the same time most likely there is not enough of a signal for both of them. Try disconnecting the rear speakers and see if that solves your problem.

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Problem Solved!!!

actually, I had the rear speakers disconnected at the time, but none of the speakers were getting sound.

I remembered I had some sort of converter, and found out I could use it for this, so I wired it up like its suppost to be, and turned the switch, and I heard sound and felt bass. It actually sounded pretty good, but im going to have to take the carpet stuff back off and put more screws in the box, cause I could hear the wood vibrating on each other.
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