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Old 15th April 2010, 11:50 PM   #1
timwebb is offline timwebb  United States
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Default dc current in output

this amp i got has dc coming out what would cause this??
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Old 16th April 2010, 12:49 AM   #2
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Probably a blown output transistor.
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Old 16th April 2010, 01:38 AM   #3
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this amp i got has dc coming out what would cause this??
How are you measuring the DC voltage?
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Old 16th April 2010, 01:39 AM   #4
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How much DC (measured directly across the speaker terminals)?
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Old 16th April 2010, 08:40 AM   #5
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Better becarecul, it may fry your speakers....
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Old 16th April 2010, 09:54 AM   #6
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around like 20-30v
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Old 16th April 2010, 10:02 AM   #7
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bob91343 is likely correct. A shorted output transistor is the most likely fault.

If you need more help, provide more information like the make and model of the amp. If it's not a common amp, photos would be helpful.
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