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JBL Creature 2 Blowing Fuse

I brought a JBL Creature 2 speaker system in black off ebay hoping it to be a simple fix. As soon as i hook the adaptor up to the main unit, the fuse in the adaptor blows the moment its turned on. When the transformer is off load I.E not connected to anything it has a steady voltage and the fuse if fine.
I tried to replace the fuse in the adaptor but it blows up every time.

The adaptor is an 18v 3.5A with a 5A 250V Fast blow fuse.

 

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  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2007

    Yeah, I have an exactly the same issue...

  • h1deya Dec 05, 2007

    Yeah, I have the same issue...

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2007

    my jbl is 110v and plug it in 220

  • ksherer Jan 05, 2008

    Where is the fuse?

  • Jonathon summesfield Jan 07, 2008

    the fuse is inside the adaptor plug , infront of the transformer, ya cant miss it.

  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    I guess i have to assume its the fuse in mine as well. It worked fine for quite some time but where would i even get a new fuse?



  • malucam Oct 15, 2008

    I have the same speakers in white , first the control unit for the volume +- stop working and in about a week the second one just went out too.

    The light is tll on, so what is wrong with them???

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I think you made a mistake with your fuse.
With my JBL i can see 9,5A 41FU.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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There will be a short somewhere in the power supply. If you replace the fuse it will blow again. You COULD try a larger ampage fuse, but any electrician would not recommend this!

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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