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My dj amplifier gets hot and just shuts off i have to cut off and cut back on again

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  • king-patrick Jul 28, 2008

    my question was my amp keeps cutting off during gigs i didnt understand when he said i have sreaker overload "why is my amp getting so hot i also have a fan

  • king-patrick Jul 28, 2008

    i gess it gets hot because i had too many speakers hook to the amp

  • king-patrick Jul 29, 2008

    the dj amplifier specs are 1400 watts rms @4hm 700 watts per channel at 4olms 350 watts per channel at 8 olms the wattage of the speakers are 900 watts


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I believe he is attempting to tell you that he thinks your Amp is overloaded and that you might have too much hooked up to it. Reducing either the number of speakers you have hooked up to it, or using speakers that demand less power would solve the problem.

That assumes that you are doing something different than you have been doing up to the point the amp began to overheat.

If this is recent and you have not changed anything, check your fans and make sure that all internal fans are still operating.

Sometimes, the fans may be spinning, but not enough to move any air. Check the fans for scratches or peeling edges, which might indicate that the fan housings have taken some damage while the apm is moved from place to place. This could slow the fan down and recude it's effectiveness. Also check for lint buildup or anything else that may have blocked the airways inside the amp if you can open the case and take a look inside.

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if the amplifier is too hot you have overloading by more speaker


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  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Jul 28, 2008

    do not overload your amplifier! thats why you got hot amplifier.

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Jul 28, 2008


    1. overloading

    2. you have defective Relay

    3 you have shorted speaker


  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Jul 28, 2008

    yes that is overload

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Jul 28, 2008

    can you give to me the specs of the amplifier and the speaker! i can give you a tips how to setup!


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