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I recently purchased a all in one subwoofer, and I am using the high input instead of using RCAs i spliced into the back speakers on both sides and Everytime the music has a bass note the amp goes into protect mode, any ideas?
 

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First, you don’t have a good bass signal at the rear speakers. They are bandpassed. Front speakers get full signal but are attenuated below 100-80 hz. You need to tap into front speaker signal and use a bass restoration device. Audiocontrol makes a great one. What amp/sub combo do you have ? Where is it grounded ? What size ground and power wire ? Where did you tap power ?
 

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First, you don’t have a good bass signal at the rear speakers. They are bandpassed. Front speakers get full signal but are attenuated below 100-80 hz. You need to tap into front speaker signal and use a bass restoration device. Audiocontrol makes a great one. What amp/sub combo do you have ? Where is it grounded ? What size ground and power wire ? Where did you tap power ?
I did not have to tap power using high level inputs the sub has an auto on/off switch that detects audio, I am using a all in in one unit from Rockville, ground is 8 gauge to one of the anchor bolts behind the rear seat, power is also 8 gauge, speaker wire is 16 gauge
 

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Is the 8 gauge power cable connected at the battery or tapped into another power wire somewhere ? Regardless if unit has an auto detect switch, you aren’t getting the correct bass signal from the rear speaker wires.
 
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