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Round bass i have a mackie sub made in china and its sounds low but with no punch. i have a dj mixing table from denon x 1500s a 2 denos cd 3500

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  • djpp Apr 15, 2008

    its amplified. saw 1501.

    is it problem of the amplifier? is it not good enough?

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Make sure you are useing a balanced output from your mixer not phono

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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Get a bass amplifier and connect to the subwoofer.

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sounds like your output transistors breaking down or your dc to dc rectifier is shorting this would dumping high voltage to the speaker. I guess your speaker coil is burnt . check Q4,Q5,Q7,Q12.Q14,Q15,Q17 and Q18 these are all mosfet transistors that commonly break down..

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