first experience with the Soundstream Edge series amps :(

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  1. shastaisforwinners

    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    Well, my first experience with them hasn't been too great :(

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    basically, I finished hooking the amp up. Put the battery terminal back on and turned on the radio. About 3 seconds later I hear a small explosion and see lots of smoke rising out of the sides, so I think to myself "There went a capacitor". Open it up and to find one of the caps had indeed blown its top.... gell all over the PCB and heatsink. Oh well, RMA'ing it to millionbuy this week, hopefully the replacement will work a bit better :)
     
  2. QS

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    Wow im starting to have second thoughts on buying a Trantula amp now. This is like the 4th thread I've read in the past week on audio boards with peoples SS amps messing up.
     
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    damn thats no good :( My friend just bought a 4 channel Rubicon and it has been badass so far.
     
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  5. scarecrow

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    hmmm... I was THINKING about getting this one

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  6. shastaisforwinners

    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    I've run Soundstreams in the past (both Reference and Rubicon 1 series)

    I've personally had no bad experiences with them until this point... I had heard stories of the Reference series power supplies going up in smoke, but that was fixed with the Rubicon line.

    We'll see how the new one works, though I think this was probably just a fluke defect... well, I HOPE that's the case anyway :)
     
  7. flynfrog

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    you let out eh magic smoke :slap: no wonder it wont work
     

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