How do tell if an amp's blown?

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  1. Resin

    Resin OT Supporter

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    there's no smell.
     
  2. gdubb

    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    need more details....

    could be a number of things....
     
  3. Mojo

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    check the fuse, open the amp and check the capacitors internally, look at the main cpu board, etc could be anything from a piece of scrap to the the main processor
     
  4. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    processor :ugh: maybe im just old school. but i dont believe amps have a processor.


    but to check the amp. look for burn marks on the capacitors, resistors, the IC's, or on the curcuit board.
     
  5. Resin

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    I don't know shit about audio stuff....I have a jl 300/4 amp...and there doesn't seem to be any burn marks
     
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    veonake OnT poster, OT lurker

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    I'll take it off your hands for ya. You won't see any burn marks unless you open the thing up, which you probably shouldn't do.
     
  7. Ronin

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    i think a good way to see if an amp is blown is if it doesnt work
     

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