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Old 1st September 2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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Default Clipping - power supply?

I have an AR S500 subwoofer that is clipping badly at moderate to high levels, I have replaced the driver, and found a good working amp out of a 220 V unit and replaced all the boards except the power supply (of course) with no change, so my problem seems to be centered around the power supply.

This is a Sunfire 500W RMS plate amp with a large toroidal power supply transformer. Should I replace this or the two large capacitors that make up this power supply? I'm no technician.

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Old 1st September 2007, 10:10 PM   #2
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Never mind, I found the problem - one of the caps was bad.
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