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Ran too much power through the speakers and I think I fried the crossovers. Can the crossover be replaced?

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This makes little sense... these are bi-amped speakers meaning the crossover is an electronic LOW LEVEL filter network. You can send LINE LEVEL signals to these (never the output of a power amplifier) and not damage the crossover electronics. You would normally connect the balanced line-level output of a mixer into these.

If you have connected a power amp into this by mistake, you likely blew the input circuit. You will have to have the circuitry replaced.

Very important is to connect ALL interconnected equipment to the same power source or receptacle. Powering speakers from one end of a venue and the mixer from the other end wall receptacles is a good way to blow circuitry due to ground bounce in buildings.

Give us more information of how you connected this AND also the symptoms... unless you are into electronics, self diagnosis of the problem may lead you astray as well as the technicians who fix it.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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