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    MLA, I want to thank you for your time. I was...

    MLA,

    I want to thank you for your time. I was able to get to the bottom of the issue and get it to work.

    In short...operator error. My sone connected everything without my knowledge and did...
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    I already did try moving the cable from the AUX...

    I already did try moving the cable from the AUX ports to the main ports but still no sound.

    Connecting direct to the amp RCAís and bypassing the zone controller is a great idea though.

    Thank...
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    No Sound...Any Suggestions?

    Happy Memorial Day To All,

    I have no sound.

    Some history:
    I installed a sound system in my boat last summer right before 4th of July.
    It has an amp for the cabin speaker and tower speakers....
  4. Stazi, Thank you for all of your help. Sorry...

    Stazi,

    Thank you for all of your help. Sorry if I caused any confusion. Your previous post confirms how I intend to wire it. I purchased the Perko because it seems to be very popular, and my...
  5. Ok, now I'm really confused. Please elaborate. ...

    Ok, now I'm really confused. Please elaborate.

    Right now I was planning on having all stereo equipment connected to the second battery. Come to think of it, I think I'll have to disconnect my...
  6. Stazi, I purchased a Perko switch. The...

    Stazi,

    I purchased a Perko switch. The original battery has a 50 amp circuit breaker attached to the positive terminal of the original battery along with the positive wire that feeds the boat...
  7. Correct, it came with the boat and does feed the...

    Correct, it came with the boat and does feed the factory distribution block.

    Thank you.
  8. MLA, The 50 amp that I was referring to is a...

    MLA,

    The 50 amp that I was referring to is a circuit breaker. The boat originally did NOT have an amplifier.

    Sorry for the confusion.

    For the record-I will be using this circuit breaker and...
  9. Below is why I was using a 200 amp circuit...

    Below is why I was using a 200 amp circuit breaker. I'm not saying I'm right, but this is why I was planning on using it.



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  10. My large amp states that it requires a 100 amp...

    My large amp states that it requires a 100 amp fuse and my small amp requires a 60 amp fuse. I read on this forum that I should add the two together and I can be up to 50% high than that total. It...
  11. Stazi, For my amp battery circuit what are...

    Stazi,

    For my amp battery circuit what are your thoughts about using a 200 amp circuit breaker and then install separate fuses for each amp?

    Thanx!
  12. Cool, thanx!

    Cool, thanx!
  13. Stazi, Thank you. Should I connect this to...

    Stazi,

    Thank you. Should I connect this to the pre-amp (Exile) too? What gauge wire should I use?

    Thank you for your help!
  14. The 50 amp is what was on the boat originally. ...

    The 50 amp is what was on the boat originally.

    With my two new amplifiers I required more (100 amp & 60 amp) I purchased a 200 amp to run both through.

    From what I've read lately I believe I...
  15. One more question (sorry). Where do I find the...

    One more question (sorry). Where do I find the power to turn on my Amps and Pre Amp so they donít drain my battery(s)? Thank you all again!

    Can you tell Iím right in the thick of the wiring...
  16. Next question(s). I have received advice to...

    Next question(s). I have received advice to install a circuit breaker (I bought a 200 amp), and also advice to install fuses on each amp (100 amp and 60 amp). Should I do all of the above? If so,...
  17. Ok, so I’m trying to wire my Perko switch now and...

    Ok, so I’m trying to wire my Perko switch now and have a question. I currently have two wires going to positive and two to negative. Each has a large gauge and a small gauge wire. How do I wire the...
  18. Stazi, Nice and clean! How did you attache...

    Stazi,

    Nice and clean!

    How did you attache your MDF? Looks like you screwed it in place. I'm nervous about doing that. I don't want to screw through the hull!
  19. HDPE...hmmm. I'll have to investigate that. ...

    HDPE...hmmm. I'll have to investigate that.

    Thank you.
  20. Shoebox, Thanx for the pics. Nice looking...

    Shoebox,

    Thanx for the pics. Nice looking install!

    How/what did you mount the amps to? It looks like you installed another board or something and covered it with carpeting? How did you...
  21. Well I’m about to start my install of my two...

    Well I’m about to start my install of my two amps. Would anybody have any pics of how they installed their amp(s) to give me some ideas?

    Thank you.
  22. Thanks Stazi! You've already been helping.

    Thanks Stazi! You've already been helping.
  23. HA! Thanks...I think. I can usually figure...

    HA! Thanks...I think. I can usually figure complicated things out, if I have enough time. Boy is this taking a "lot" of time. LOL. I'll let you know how it goes.
  24. Understood. Any idea what length I'll need? ...

    Understood. Any idea what length I'll need? I'll be running them from the port side battery storage area to the starboard dash area.

    Also, I'm not sure what gauge wire I should run from the...
  25. I ordered the Exile ZLD w/ the blue tooth adaptor...

    I ordered the Exile ZLD w/ the blue tooth adaptor last night from Bakes. Withing three hours I received an email that it had already shipped! Crazy fast.
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