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My amp i took my amp to a party to be used to play the turntables through and sombody else wired up all the connections and obviously did a bodged job of it. Anyway it lasted about and hour then the music cut out,I felt the amp and i couldnt even pick it up because it was so hot. Now it will not turn on or work. I just want to know if it can be fixed or serviced or if i have to scrap it and get a new one.

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    This amp kept cutting out at our party and was extremely hot we are taking it back and changing it for the denon 1500AE

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Yup, looks like someone who does not understand the quality of a Cambridge amp connected it wrongly, or with mismatched components. Since you state that the Amp was very hot,It suggests that the Speakers hooked to the Amp were of a Higher Rating than what the Amp could Handle. That it worked for about an hour is credit to your machine. In all likely hood. 1. The Power supply fuses are blown, and 2. The Audio Aoutput Transistors also. can be fixed, but very expensive job, and only in the hands of the right Technician.

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