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Voltage selection on Boston XB6 Sub

I live in Australia and bought a Boston XB6 sub from USA, expecting it to have a voltage selector on the back panel to switch to our local voltage of 230 volts, which it does not. I looked at the inside of the amplifier module and saw on the power supply board two jumper connectors with positions marked for 120v and 230v. If I change these to the 230v position is that all that is required to operate it on 230 volts?
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  • samj1 Feb 06, 2008

    Thanks for the reply. Are you really sure, as I don't won't to destroy it by overvoltage. I believe it is a switchmode supply as there is no large transformer, just a small thing that looks more like a choke further down the board. Would the internal fuse blow if the voltage is too high?

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Yes u got it

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

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    nick helpap Feb 06, 2008

    should work fine sum have them on back sum are inside on a jumper

  • nick helpap
    nick helpap Feb 06, 2008

    yes i im sure it would rather then before it would getto unit yes

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