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I have a B&K power amplifier(home not auto). The original two wire power cord is damaged. I want to replace it with a three wire(positive, negative, ground) Originally one wire went to a fuse and the other wire went to a strip of plug-in wire connectors. I purchased a IEC power cord socket and wired it in. Then i pluged it into the all. I blew the fuse coming off the positive line. so i switched them. Blew a fuse again. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Get an electrical tester (screw driver with live indicator built in) and check which socket on your wall is live, connect the live/phase line to the fuse and the neutral to the other plug-in wire connector. conect earth or ground to any part of the power amp housing (should be conductive). do not connect earth to any part of the circuit board. urs is an amp that is not built to have earth connection on the board. be careful. 

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