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My amplifier shuts down leaving the LED lights flashing. When doing it the speakers make a distinct "boom" or "bang" I have tried checking the fuses, but they seem fine. What can be the problem?

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  • kimbhenrikse Sep 08, 2010

    Thank you! Maybe I should consider buying a new amplifier... :-(

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Hello,

your amplifier is having a power problem. The power supply board is defective that's why its shutting down. Its receiving power but it cannot transfer the current to the necessary part of the amplifier because a capacitor, diode, etc may have been faulty. Until these bad components are replaced, the amplifier might continue to malfunction.

If you know about electronic repairers, I would suggest that you open the amplifier and read the power board/panel with a meter, detect the bad component and replace it.

If you don't know about electronic repairs, then take the amplifier to the nearest repairman to fix the fault for you.


Good luck.

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