While installing a new Orion H2 speaker to my JL 1000/1 amp the speaker was face down and while music was playing and now my amp does not work. I want to know if there is anyway to fix this amp without returning it to JL audio? Is there a place I can buy a new mother board?
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Re: My JL audio 1000/1 amp does not work
Best bet is to send it back to JL, they do not sell the PCB with all of the components loaded on it. Most likely the transistors in the power supply have fried. Open it up and see if you can find any physical damage. Google the part numbers of the bad parts, and you should be able to fix it relatively easily. www.digikey.com is a great place for parts.
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It is NEVER a good idea to increase the values of fuses . Chances are you have internally damaged your amp. The next time you are faced with this problem you need to find out why your amp is blowing fuses and not keep changing the value of the fuse.
yeah you can always take it back to your local JL audio dealer, i wouldnt do it your self unless you done it before and got it down like a ****. A lot of people i know tryed and always ending up tossing it out.....
That popping noise is your speaker telling you to turn it down, and that your amp is too powerful for your setup. The speaker cone is moving beyond its limits of excursion and on it's way to malfunction/blown. Basically the voice coil will fry.
its not the amps my dude ur ohm loading is wrong if u have a 4 ohm stabled amp n ur speakers r 2 ohms naw thats not gonna fly caus it cant put out what ur asking 4 so u need 2 reload ur subs try this link http://www.bcae1.com/spkrmlti.htm this should help u out n save u money
It is stable only to 1.5 ohms so your best choice would be the 15.4 with dual 4ohm voice coils. In parallel, this would offer a 2ohm impedance. The 15.2 could only be wired for either a 1ohm load (too low) or a 4ohm load (less power).
There could be many issues, from fuses in your amp, to power getting to your amps, to "low" impedance on your amp, and the circuit shutting down. Or it could even be your head unit, perhaps there is a setting on the HU that turns ON/OFF the subwoofer. BTW, you are running to low of an impedance on that amp. If my memory serves me correct, the lowest impedance that they JL Audio recommends is 1.5 Ohms.