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Samson Resolv 65a Speaker - No Power!

Hi,

I switched my speakers on as normal the other day and only one of the two powered up. I have not been able to get left speaker to work. I tried using the power lead from the right speaker and this did not solve the problem, so there is no issue with the fuse. I have taken the back off the speaker, but can not see any other fuses inside!

Can anyone suggest a way of me getting this speaker back up and running? Or do I need to take it to a specialist?

Cheers,

John

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  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    I had just turned the speakers on. I started music playback which was pretty loud (but not extremely loud) and I immediately lost one of my Resolv 65As. It is totally dead.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    Exactly the same problem.I switched on and no light on left speaker,stone cold.I bought these 04/06.Did the cable switch over thing cable and fuse fine.Opening up the back didn't show any fuses.It looks like the power transformers shot,but seeing the design,you should be able to slot another power amp in,and click the cables back together to the speakers.I hope they can supply one! I hate the idea of just throwing them away.Not more land fill.Actually I can't see why they don't do upgrades for monitors.A responsible credit crunch idea.

  • Steve Boyle Dec 17, 2008

    Same problem,happened last night,changed cables etc.Nothing worked.Had it since 04/06.

  • anongrey Feb 08, 2009

    I purchased a set of Samson 65a Active Studio Monitors about 6 months ago online. Over the past week or two, I have noticed that one of my monitors is not working properly. The sound output would seem to cut in and out intermittently. Today, when I powered on my monitors, the left monitor outputs absolutely no sound. The blue LED light illuminates indicating that the amplifier is receiving current, but the light is dimmer than the right (working) monitor. I have attempted to connect the output going to the working speaker to the other and there is still no sound so I know it is not the wire.

    Sounds like some blown components. I'm in process of contacting Samson about it as these have 3 year warranty.

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There's a fuse input just underneith the mains input plug.A small screwdriver will open the small latch.You can get new fuses at Maplins.

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    willdogon Jul 13, 2012

    I'm having this issue with my 50a currently. Have replaced the fuse as suggested but still having the same issue....any other suggestions?

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One of mine cuts out, a slap seems to remedy it for a moment but I don't think this is in the manual.

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Same for me, i have a pair of rubicons, (they use the same resolv 64a AMP). Mine have a fail from the power amp, Check if any of these components are broken or burned ... zener diode c15 51(5.1v 1/2 w i guess), transistor C2061, 47uf filter, red red brown resistor and brown black red rsistor.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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