03-06-2012, 06:23 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Kansas City
Originally Posted by 9C1Driver
Unless you were on a cross country trip most amplifiers can still handle a covered heat sink for less then an hour. So while it's possible no, does not make sense. Is this your "600 watt" 4 pill from the other thread?
I was yacking and driving for close to 2 hours. So if it was not heat related then what was it? I mean the heat sink was painful to touch, I could smell the leather/burning smell. you could even see where the heat sink had changed colors around the pills.
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