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Amp keeps blowing speakers

Will at a job amp seemed liked it spiked and blew both woofers grant you the were technical pros boom 215 rated at1650 watts the amp is behringer 2500 second pair its happend to its costing more money than im making

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If the amp blew the speakers , it sounds like the amp pumped HIGH levels of DC voltage into the speakers.

Get another amp and not Behringer,not Pyle,not Gemsound and not Numark.

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What is the actual watts per channel @ 8-ohms and 4-ohms on the Behringer PMP3000?


Those specs would be right - I have this same board but the amp was fried by a previous owner. I pulled the amp board out and tossed it and use the mixer now to drive an external amp. Great board. This amp is rated at 1200W "peak", bridged into an 8ohm load. That would equate to about 900W RMS bridged into 8ohm or 450 per side into 4ohm loads per side. You can't daisy chain all 4 speakers....impedance would be too low. You can run two of your 8ohm speakers per side - that results in a 4ohm load per side for the amp. That would give you amp delivery of 450W per side. Your speakers are rated to handle more than that so you're fine. For the record.....you could run one speaker per side no problem....just lower power output.

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I have two B215 600 watts speakers. Smoke started to come out of one when it was in use. I continued to use the other one, and about an hour later, the bass on that quit working. Any help with...


Sorry, those speakers are rated at 250 Watts RMS continuous, NOT 600. The speakers are nominally 8 ohms. The PMP6000 will deliver about 250 watts RMS to an 8 ohm load so the speakers should be able to take this as long as you had one per side and NOT using bridged mode of the PMP6000. It is possible that you fried the amp, although the PMP amps have a speaker protection network that shorts the output should the amp hard over. It is strange that you could draw smoke with the setup. Hopefully you were not generating very low frequencies that were below what the speaker could handle OR that you did not crank up the bass with the EQ such that frequencies below the speakers rating were sent at high levels. Your speakers are rated for a low end at 55 HZ. You should have the eq cut the gain below that. The leftmost EQ (50 Hz) should NOT be higher than center... if you boost that one, you likely will be buying new speakers. If you need power below that, then you need to be using subwoofers. Hopefully you haven't damaged the PMP6000... I assume that was the amp you were using, although you haven't stated that. At this point, unless the stuff is under warranty, you nee to open the speakers and see what has blown... could be the woofers or the crossover network...Use an ohmmeter to check the woofer DC resistance... should be between 7 and 9 ohms. If it is open circuit, the voice coil is blown.

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Usually that lamp part ONLY protects the tweeter. If the woofer doesn't generate sound, then you probably blew the speaker as well. This speaker is rated at 250 Watts PROGRAM... that means your amp you drive this with should be no bigger than about 150 Watts RMS or you can blow the speaker. You should be able to get reasonable sound for a 20 foot square room with this unit.

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hi,
Do you mean sub woofer. Then you can select any brands Active sub woofer ( active means built in amplifier) to connect with your system. They comes in different power (watts). you can use an active sub woofer with 100W output.
connect the sub woofer pre out of you amp to the pre input of sub woofer.
ok

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Check the DC resistance of the speakers. I should not be over 10 ohms. If it is something, probably the speakers are blown.

That 600 Watts is peak and you should use an amp of say 300 Watts a side max to drive this for safety.

You may find a fuse inside, but not likely you would be so lucky... Also if the amplifier failed it could have sent DC current through the units and fried the voice coils of the woofers. The horns often have capacitive coupling and usually will survive.

You can fiond 15 inch replacement speakers on Ebay... HOWEVER get the dimensions as they often vary and may not fit.

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