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MTX 1501 D

I recently just added a optima yellow top to my system and today when i cranked it up really loud the amp started emitting smoke from the power and ground terminals. It was a very light smoke but noticeable. What would cause the amp to smoke? Also when i touched the amp it was ice cold so I doubt it was an overheating issue.

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  • Joshreal69er Apr 30, 2008

    I took the cover off the amp today and it has some fried circuits output resistors i think is what they are called. four of them are burnt. Does anybody know where i can get the parts to fix this amp?

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If the terminals were smoking, it's probably due to loose screws in the terminal block or wire that's too small.

Did the amp work properly after the terminal blocks smoked?

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

  • Perry Babin Apr 30, 2008

    You'll need to provide the circuit board designations (Qxyz, Rxyz, FETxyz...) for the defective components.

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