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I have a Peavey Mark III XP series Bass head, I play through a cabinet with (1) 18 '' and (2) 10 Inch speakers, never had a problem, but last nioght, it just shut down, sounded llike a blew a speaker, but we checked that and it is ok, what happened? It powers up, with little ''distorted'' volumns.

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    how do I hook passive speaker to it?

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The output stage has a problem. From your description, I'd guess that the high voltage supply has failed. The low volume and distortion suggests that you are trying to power the speakers from the driver section rather than the outputs. There is a resistor that fails in some of this series. If I remember correctly it is either a 2K or 3K resistor 10 watts in size. If you have no experience with repairs, I'd seek a service shop that is familiar with these units. The part runs between $5-$10.

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