Question about Mackie SWA1801 Subwoofer

2 Answers

No sound there is no sound coming out of my mackie 1801 sub. everything seems to be fine, the signal light blinks when i send sound through it. i have a mackie 1530 3-way connected to the sub and i get sound coming out of the 3-way but no sound out of the sub. could the problem be a bad fuse?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 53 Answers

Hi my name is MIchael and I repair the following amps JBL PB10, PB12, TSS-1100, TSS-1200,PS12, PS12, E250P, SUB12 Venue. If it has the screw near the on/off switch. If your amp is blowing the fuse, has bad sound, no sound, doesn't power up or if the output is low or muffled. We can fix it - please check ebay and search WE REPAIR PB10 PB12 - you will find us ... Edwards Electronics ....

Posted on May 24, 2012

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Willing to bet you've blown the amp, or fused the coil. I've had it happen twice, apparently when running off a power source that apparently couldn't handle the load. Hope it's under warranty - if so Loud Technologies (deals with all Mackies warranty stuff) should be able to replace the unit. Otherwise, you'll need to take it in to a service department and have it checked out.

Good luck, you'll have to arm wrestle with them to get them to replace it.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Just bought the mackie 1604 vlz3 mixer and cant figure out how to get sound to the main speakers, the speakers and amps are connected correctly


Simplest is to use the LR button at the bottom of the channel strips you want to send to the main mix. Make sure you set the gain for each channel in use so that the clip light just occasionally blinked then back off a fraction.
If you want to use sub channels assign the strip to the appropriate one 1/2 or 3/4 and the assign the sub to the main mix and bring the subs up.

May 21, 2016 | Mackie 1604 Vlz3 16 Channel Mixer

1 Answer

The OL and THERMAL LEDs turn on quickly after an even very low level signal input.


These subs are renowned for problems. The PSU and the output stages as well as the main driver are all weak and there are a number of companies that will upgrade them and sort out other issues such as vibrations. Assuming it is out of warranty and you really want to use this you would be best going to a specialist repairer to get it sorted not Mackie.

Jun 21, 2015 | Mackie SRM 1801

1 Answer

Hi sorry it was mackie srm 1801 works fine on A out put can I use for time all is working well


Yes, you can use the A output, as long as you're OK with it being a mono system. It may be helpful to read the manual which has a lot of info including possible setup configurations. Here's a link-
http://www.mackie.com/products/srm1801/pdf/SRM1801_OM.pdf

Mar 28, 2015 | Mackie SRM 1801

2 Answers

Speaker is receiving a signal but no sound is coming out.If you press the back it comes back for a minute but it is not continuous.The speaker sounds fine when it does come back on.


Zombie post, I know... But, I have a solution for this. Remove the power amp unit from the rear of the sub cabinet. Remove the sheetmetal shield, noting the 4 allen screws on the side. Th daughterboard that the 4 screws thread into is a filter for the power amp's output, and is the last circuit that the powered signal goes through before hitting the speaker. If you inspect the solder joints, you will likely find that there are several which are bad. they will look cracked, potentially discolored in the crack. Resolder the joints, making sure to use good solder, and fill the joint. The most likely culprits are the 4 joints belonging to the 2 blade connectors which attach the daughter board to the larger board (which is the actual amplifier component).
Again, sorry for digging this problem up from the grave, but when I searched for a solution earlier, this was one of the only posts that resembled my issues, and it never got a good solution.

Aug 17, 2011 | Mackie SRM 1801

1 Answer

Led's don't power and there seems to be a pulsing coming from inside the unit, even after it's powered off the pulsing continues but gets more and more faint. This sub worked fine a day ago,...


Likely the amp blew and the power supply is being overloaded and keeps trying to power on but finds an overload and continues as the power goes away. This is NOT a DIY unless your are electronically adept.

Jul 14, 2011 | Mackie SRM 1801

1 Answer

The peek light is stuck on and im not getting any sound 1801 hd sub


The amp is likely blown. This is not DIY unless you are competent at electronics.

Feb 19, 2011 | Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer (1600...

3 Answers

Swa 1801 mackie blown capacitor


Took alot of finding but you can get them from Digi-key

Sep 16, 2008 | Mackie SWA1801 Subwoofer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mackie SWA1801 Subwoofer Logo

616 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mackie Audio Players & Recorders Experts

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

4706 Answers

Iron
Iron

Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

Govind Deepak Kumar
Govind Deepak Kumar

Level 2 Expert

167 Answers

Are you a Mackie Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...