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Old 1st December 2008, 10:46 PM   #1
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Well I've connected my Amp to 12V 33A (In my house) through a power supply and Im using a rca to phono lead (headphone jack) then to a Headphone splitter, I heard feeding the amp from a headphone jack is bad, and I should use a crossover (a crossover is?) Is this a loud of.. you know what or is it true?

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Old 2nd December 2008, 02:32 AM   #2
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Is there any chance you could rephrase that? It is hard to follow what you mean.
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Old 2nd December 2008, 07:36 AM   #3
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Ops lol typo i was sleepy, i cant find a edit button.. but heres the fixed one

Well I've connected my Amp to 12V 33A (In my house) through a power supply and Im using a rca to phono lead (headphone jack) then to a Headphone splitter, I heard feeding the amp from a headphone jack (straight from the pc or any device) is bad and can mess up my amp, is this true?

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Old 2nd December 2008, 07:41 AM   #4
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I dont see any reason that feeding the amp from a headphone jack would hurt anything. I've done it 100s of times on all sorts of gear. Never a worry.

You may get a higher level out of the headphone jack than normal, but just start with the amp volume down low to be careful.
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Old 2nd December 2008, 07:59 AM   #5
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Thanks it all works fine, only problem now is i need to get a bigger powersupply, probably around 45A on 12V so i can max my amp. thanks though!
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It must be a car amp, then....
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It must be a car amp, then....
What, you couldn't tell from the first post?

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Old 3rd December 2008, 01:12 AM   #8
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Uh, well, no. The power supply didn't make sense, tho.
The "In my house" should have tipped me off, yeah?

Sometimes I'm just plain slow.....
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