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Church System Hello, I am running the ep1500, stereo on my mains and a separate amp for my monitors. I have very little power on the left side of my amp. the right is in and out occasionally. I am also running a behringer 32 channel board. all seems well with the board, i believe that the problem is with the amp. PLEASE HELP! Thanks

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Re: Church System

Hi there Apostledavis

I don't know this specific system and you haven't mentioned whether you have just installed it or whether it has only just started causing problems but did work ok before?
However, there are a few things I would look at. I would also check the system right from the input bit by bit to see whether the problem is an input or output one.

1) Completely isolate the amp from all other equipment and connect a signal source to the left input only and then the right input only. If they sound much the same, the amp is probably ok. If they don't then the amp is probably faulty.

2) Check whether the monitors and amp both have weak output on the left channel.

3) Check and balance settings.

4) Check the speaker phasing.

5) Check all the interconnections, plugs and sockets. You could squirt some switch cleaner on a rag then wipe all the plugs before putting them back in the sockets.

6) Check the Behringer VU meters and make sure they indicate a reasonable balance on both channels.

7) Check that the channels sound ok when using headphones.

8) Check all faders and sliders by moving them vigorously to clear dust from the tracks. (Not applicable if digital, of course)

Hope this helps

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