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I have soundcraft urei 1603 and when the music is loud i cant hear anything from the headphones only extremly loud snow and crackling and a little bit of the song but u cant make it out.. as soon as i turn the volume down on the gain or master u can hear it perfectly and i know its not the headphones cause ive tried 3 diffrent pairs plzzz help

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what was your amp? ic or transistorized? the output transistor of your amp may be opened, mostly it will short but because u still hear sound, maybe open and only the driver transistor are working. replacing output transistor or IC could solve the problem.

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SOURCE: Pioneer SA-9500 Extremely Loud Crackling

The volume control and tone controls are dirty as well as the selection switch. This is common for older units. These controls and switches need to be cleaned with an electronic switch cleaner which should be available from an electronics store. Spray each control/switch and work them (turn repeatedly). Repeat this procedure a number of times and the accumulated dust/dirt will be cleaned and the unit should no longer have the problem.

Please note that it is possible that there is a transistor or 2 that are breaking down that can cause this as well. If the cleaning does not resolve the problem, let us know.


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