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Amp not working at all...need schematics

I have an American Legacy Series 2 1600 watt amp. MOdel number LA1490. It was given to us by a friend, becuase it doesn't work at all. We opened it up, and fixed a thing or two that was obviously broken, still doens't work. It looks like maybe there may be a broken solder connection, but I need to get ahold of the schematics of the inside to see if the connection really is broken. Anyone know a source for that? Thanks!

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Re: Amp not working at all...need schematics

Source for what? schem? is it powering up or no sound?

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I need to know the size of external fuses for a american legacy amp 2000 watt 2 channel 1990

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I looked up that amp, it doesn't have a listing for 2ohms x1 but it has 2 ohms x 2 and its at 250watts. For this situation, I would recommend a different amp or different subs. Right now you are getting the most you can get out of your sub/amp combo, if you only have single voice coil subs. Which is common in the mtx preloaded boxes. Either you want an mono block amp stable at 2 ohms or 2 dual 4 ohm voice coil subs. If you got the subs you would wire the voice coils in series so you could get 8 ohms then the subs in parallel so you could get 4 ohms, which would be the best for that particular amp. Good luck.
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Wondering why im blowing fuses

The most common reason for an amp (in good working order) to blow fuses is a speaker load that's impedance is too low. You may need to rewire your speakers.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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