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Problem with my Peavy CS 1200x power amp

I facing a problem at which my amplifier trips without load. only one channel is tripping. it becomes very hot after i swicth it on for 20 mins and trips on high temp. this happens without any input singnal and output to speakers connected.

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Re: problem with my Peavy CS 1200x power amp

1200x with over heating output...does not care if it has a load unless it is too low,(Scott is wrong) have a leaky output, or a triac firing and clamping down the voltage to the speakers..the foldback shutdown may also be leaky, but these usually cause it blow fuses, and these get damaged by bad outputs or running the amp into shorts..since this amp has some really high voltages in it I suggest you take it to a shop before you KILL YOURSELF!

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Re: problem with my Peavy CS 1200x power amp

Not complicated.

You need to have the outputs connected to a SPEAKER or Load
These amps DO NOT like no load conditions.
Hopefully the amp channel is still good after overheating

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Re: problem with my Peavy CS 1200x power amp

The Idle bias or channel offset circuit is not functioning and the longer you wait before you have it repaired by a pro, the more its gonna end up costing you. At this point its probably just a small bias diode or even an channel bias alighnment .Good Luck

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