What is the remote wire on an amp for?

What is the remote wire on an amp for?

When the ignition of the vehicle is turned off, the remote turn on wire stops transferring voltage and the amplifier turns off. If the remote turn on wire is connected to a wire in the vehicle that has constant voltage, the amplifier will always be on.

Can you run amp remote wire to battery?

The amp will be fine, but it’s still lazy. It will not damage anything. But it WILL drain the battery if left like that for more than a few days without the car being started. “I’ve been running it that way for approximately 2 weeks now…

Can you run remote wire with RCA?

You can run the remote wire right along the RCA’s.

Is the power antenna wire the remote wire?

Almost every aftermarket head unit has a remote turn on wire. Some manufacturers call it a power antenna wire. But regardless of the label all it does is output a positive 12 volts when the head unit is turned on.

Can you run a remote wire to a fuse?

You should be using a fuse tap that will add a fuse for the remote turn on wire in addition to the OEM fuse on the circuit. A 1 amp fuse is enough for your remote lead.

Is it OK to run AMP wire under car?

As long as it is properly fused and you use a strong plastic armor around it, and also find a route that is up and high against the body or frame, and then secure it so it does not sag down you will be good to go.

What fuse should I use for remote wire?

It doesn’t matter that much, choose a fuse for an accessory that is only on when the stereo is on, that F209 looks to be the stereo fuse, verify that, and if so use it. The current draw will be very small.

Do I need to connect the power antenna wire?

Yes, these two wires should be connected together. This is what allows the radio to retract the antenna when it isn’t being used.

What fuse to tap into for remote wire?

Can I power my amp from my fuse box?

If you’re installing a car amplifier that needs a turn-on signal or a low-power device that requires 12 volts, you can get the voltage you need by tapping into your vehicle’s fuse box with a fuse tap. This handy little piece of hardware adds a new fused circuit to the factory electrical system safely and neatly.

Why does my Sub not hit hard?

If you are sure that the subwoofer is malfunctioning, check the amplifier next. Having the wrong amplifier size is the most common reason for subwoofers sounding weak. Next, check the subwoofer volume in the speaker settings and if the subwoofer is on the correct frequency.

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