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The current drops when you put a load on it but the voltage is steady,what could be wrong?

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Hi jjmn2rcp,
Current is defined as voltage divided by resistance. By adding a load to the amp, you decrease the current. Normally the amp should compensate for this, but if the load is to high, the amp will shut down to prevent damage, which is likely what's happening in your case. The amp is rated for 13.8V DC at 10 amps, so make sure you don't have to much connected to the amp. You can find a manual and schematic for the amp at http://pyramidcaraudio.com/manuals/PS15KX.pdf.
Hope that helps!

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