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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 18th, 04, 7:48 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 2 channel MTX amp, that I was using bridged for a sub. I took the speaker out for a while, and I believe I left the amp on, and the wires may have been touching. Now it doesn't work. It will blow the 20A fuse whenever I turn it on. What have I done to my amp? Is it something repairable? Thanks!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 18th, 04, 11:10 PM
 
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If you take it to a good shop they will look at it and tell you how much it will cost to fix it. BUT, sometimes what it cost to fix it you can get a new one for a little more money.
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Been there, done that-left the radio on (remote lead on amp hot) and mistakenly grounded the disconnected line that was supposed to go to the battery. Blew out several transistors. Amp's probablly trashed.

I learned a hard lesson-disconnect battery before starting wiring work (and I knew better [img]graemlins/clonk.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/clonk.gif[/img] )

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 20th, 04, 4:54 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah, I figured it was trashed.... On the plus side, the replacement cost went down. I paid $120 on sale when I got it a couple years ago, and new ones are $78! [img]smile.gif[/img]

I might look around and see about getting it repaired. What kind of shop would do this? Mickey Shorr or a car stereo place like that?

Thanks guys [img]smile.gif[/img]

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