CAR  SUBWOOFER HELP?

I bought a 1000 watt amp and just attempted to bridge it to my car sub but instead of running the positive from one side and the negative from the other I used two channels and ran positive from both channels and negative from both channels to my 12" sub. Now it wont work and I've tried resetting it after I fixed the bridge.havent checked the in line fuse. Any suggestions?

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  • 1 month ago

    You failed to read and follow the instructions. 

    You deserve the consequences.  

              

                

    FYI: 

    Bridging an amplifier requires first that it was designed for such operation. 

    If it was, it will have a physical switch to put it in that mode. 

    No switch, no bridging. 

               

    Also, the speaker - terminals are NEVER used in bridged mode. 

    The load is connected ONLY between the two speaker + terminals. 

            

    Take your damaged amplifier to a repair shop 

    and have it put back into operable condition, 

    then have a professional car stereo installer connect it for you. 

              

  • 1 month ago

    Thanks for the response. If I shorted the outputs did I fry the amp? 😳 I got a two year warranty on it so I can go get another one I think but if I can just fix it I'd rather do it myself. Thanks a billion 

  • 1 month ago

    You shorted the outputs.  Might have blown output transistors or something like that.

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