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ARS108 gone Power light is off, 0.5A fuse is blown. If I replace fuse it blows again. Noticed 12 uF/50V NPO cap at the speaker (SPK-,SPK+) blown. I can replace that but I am concerned with the power amp S53AMI being gone as well. Tried it again without the cap and I get a low hum noise out of the speaker. Any suggestions ? Box is good, speaker is good, hate to waste it for a stupid Amp board

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Re: ARS108 gone

Since Acoustic Research went out of business, I too have been looking for a solution similar to yours. I may have found an alternative to throwing away this really nice speaker. I found a company on the web that appears to sell an amp that may fit nicely into this speaker enclosure for $99.00. Check it out...

(I'm not in any way associated with this company, just a suggestion)

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