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Blown channel i have a 2050 watt amp i blow a channel and wanted to know how to fix it or should i find a place to fix it

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Disconnect all speaker connections and rca cables. Leave power, ground and remote wires intact. Try turning on again. If you still have a protection light your amp is faulty. Hopefully you have warranty. Might be time to rep .A thumbs up would be greatly appreciated if this answer is helpful to you. blown channel - blown-channel-zb4bomd1rt4qms0dqd12kkt2-3-0.jpg

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Unless you have extensive knowledge about capacitors, and the internal workings of an amplifier... for your own healt, i would reccommend a preofessional amp repairman. usually a power supply shouldnt cost more than $75 including labor. However, an entirely new Nitro Amplifier can probably be had for not much more. If there are on-board fuses, check to see if that is blown first. Even if it looks good, remove it and test continuity with a voltmeter, and/or ust replace it.

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