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Took my RA300 and Tannoy Reveal X speakers to a cellar party for halloween. No drinks were spilled or anything but it had an ipod plugged into it most of the night and the volume on the amp turned to max, which wasn't excessively loud due to the low output from the ipod. But I have got my equiptment home and back on my computer and the sound seems a lot duller than before.. I have a horrible feeling I have done something to my amp but what? Please help

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Normally when people bring their HI-FI to a party they tend to fix up the leads to the speakers in a flimsy manner ( as it is only temp) . With the crowd mulling around these leads(wires) could very well come loose or even short out. This leads to your Final Drive ( Output Amp) to short out. It is not an expensive repair. Check your final amp & replace any shorted/blown items. To get full satisfaction the job best be handled by the local agents of the amp.

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