Prevent Amp POP

28 Apr 2011, Posted by BoB in All Posts, Car Talk

If you swapped out your factory head unit for an aftermarket one and now your system “pops” every time you cut the car on, try integrating a +5v voltage regulator in the set up.  The pop generally means “too much” power was sent to the amplifier(s) in the vehicle, and the aftermarket amp turn on wire puts out +12v.

Here is the link to a +5v voltage regulator:

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