Don't get cheap amps and cheat yourself out of quality sound, if you want good quality you have to pay for it. The design of this Amp is nearly 5 years old Don? To test Summary of the content on the page No. Your email address will not be published. The fins do a huge amount of the cooling and actually cool better than if you had an amp that simply used the case as a heatsink. Any ideas on how to mount a fan or any device to better cool the amp? No extra room in there at all.
When setup properly, this amp will outperform nearly anything on the market. Let's see if it cools at all. Remember the inside of a vehicle can approach 200 degrees with the windows up and the sun beaming down, the amp will be scalding hot to the touch even without turning the amp on all day long. Aside from that, the ambient temperature of a vehicle presents a huge impact on how hot an amplifier feels. Summary of the content on the page No. I just went out to check the idle state and that baby is just as hot as when I crank it up for an hour.
Summary of the content on the page No. See Accessories tab for options. This not only enhances power handling, but also sound quality by minimizing dynamic parameter shifts and power compression. It was worth the wait for this amp i'm looking to install one in other car. It went from your situation, to hot enough to warm your hands. The rear channel is running 2 6x9's 2 way.
I am amazed at how clear the sound is and how well they keep up with my bass. You can spend less money on products designed better for your high-end. Depending on what light it is. I had told them it is a new amp and hooked up to the exact specs outlined in the manual. If you're into sound quality, get this amp and quality components or high-end coaxial speakers that can handle the power.
I have it mounted against the rear trunk wall vertically with the crossover section and inputs mounted up. My Hifonics amp is ok, just slightly warm to the touch. I never thought this level of sound quality could be acheived in a vehicle. The preamp output signal is buffered to prevent noise. Long Excursion: The 10W0v3-4 subwoofer has 11. The sensitivity is turned to 50% rear and 55% front.
You feel like your at the concert with all your favorite artists. I experimented with the sensitivity and it reacted the same regardless of setting. He then asked if the power cable was hot. Crutchfield offers this custom-selected package so you can add bass in your vehicle without worrying about impedance, power ratings, or box size — we've done all that for you. However, if you do not want to take up too much of your disk space, you can always download it in the future from ManualsBase. Most people mount the amps on the back seat in the trunk so that can't be the problem.
No other way to describe it. I'll give you guys an update on the amp at idle in about an hour. Didn't read the 2 seconds remark, I pictured burn your skin off hot. Does the orientation of the amp have a big to do with the temp? The best setup Iv'e had in 20 yrs. After getting the input sensitivity set a must the sound is awesome to say the least.
Status Indicator Lights: There are two status indicator lights on the right side of the amplifier. The amplifier features a dedicated Input Sensitivity gain control for these inputs. I use this speakers to run my 5X7 rockford fosgate speakers and this amp sounds better than any other amp that i had hooked to these speakers. Advertisement Print version Many people prefer to read the documents not on the screen, but in the printed version. We recommend drilling thin pilot holes for the screws when mounting your subwoofer to this enclosure.
Anyway, you shouldn't be overdriving the amp with the impedance load with those speakers, I'd say it's the gain setting like Isaac stated, and guess you're simply overdriving the amplifier. We reserve the right but are not obligated to review all submissions and edit or remove any image s in any manner which we deem necessary. The internals are much cooler than the outside of the amp indicates. It is not the intention of Onlinecarstereo. Elevated Frame Cooling: The elevated frame design of the 10W0v3-4 delivers cool air through slots directly above the top plate to the voice coil. Turn your points into Rewards Cards that you can use toward future purchases. You create your own vent for it.
Earn one point for every dollar you spend on gear from us. For product reviews, we recommend sites such as , , and. It should be cool to warm in idle mode. This box features high-grade, medium-density fiberboard construction, with sealed inner braces that help combat resonance by reducing vibrations. If you plan on keeping the amp for good, then you can purchase a whisper quiet cpu fan and install it on the amp. I thought it was a bit pricey, but after buying it.