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post #1 of 11 Old 01-16-2011, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Subs constantly rumble?

Hi, i have two 15 inch kicker cvrs hooked up to a 3200w power acoustik amp.. and when the volumes down all the way, the subs rumble? and when i turn the volume knob from 0 to 1 or vise versa, the subs hit like a pop sound almost? i changed my ground numerous times to different locations, and still hasnt helped, anyone have any ideas? i dont wanna blow my subs or amp..

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post #2 of 11 Old 01-16-2011, 12:50 PM
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have you tried different RCAs? are you using a converter?
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shitty amp?


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shitty subs?
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post #6 of 11 Old 01-20-2011, 06:18 PM
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High noise floor, gains turned way up. Turn your gains down and see if it goes away.

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post #7 of 11 Old 01-20-2011, 08:26 PM
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Re: Subs constantly rumble?

I don't know alot about these things, but maybe you have your power wire running right next to your RCA's? I have heard it creates a noise in the subs? I might be wrong about that though.

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I used to have a power acoustik amp in my 64 impala. Only way I could listen to it was to keep the gain almost all the way down. Not sure if it was because the amp was junk or if that was how it needed to be set to work with my head unit. Was loud enough to get me a $500 fine for noise polution. Still I think these amps are overrated. The one I had used 4x20amp fuses. There is no way it could make 2000 watts if amps x volts= watts. basically you get what you pay for. I think my amp was hundred something new.
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post #9 of 11 Old 01-31-2011, 07:17 PM
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Re: Subs constantly rumble?

I was having the same thing, my friend said to check all the connections especially the ground he said there is something in the amp that makes it do that for protection or something?

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post #10 of 11 Old 02-04-2011, 10:33 PM
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feedback from a connection somewhere, id start with running a different set of rca's outside the vehicle, if that doesnt work, switch with a different amp, and if still does it, then you may want to try to ground your rca's.. you can find info on that at if you search, sometimes cd players have faulty points at the rca internals

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Rca outputs in cd player going out. Very common in pioneers.

Edit: Guy above me said the same thing, didnt see it.

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