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Amp won't turn on don't know if amp is fried

I recently hooked up a kenwood kac-8152d mono amp and it worked for a couple of days. now the amp won't turn on at all. no fuses are blown. could it be my ground or remote turn on lead?? please help!!!

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Very possible that you have a blown power supply in the amp. If you are running a mono amp then there is a very good chance that you have loaded your amp with too low of a speaker impedence and fried the power supply and maybe the output section of the audio area. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 02, 2007

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