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Hi, Im looking a cheap specialist who can look at my amplifier.
Bad things are happend, and by mistake i conect +12v to ground terminal. Now all fuses are ok, but amp is not working. Red light is blinking in the rythm of music.
Any one who know somebody let me know, please
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You've sent it into protection. I think Cathal on here is good with leccys, but I have a buddy who fixes stereos and tv's so he could fix it but it might not be worth fixing what kinda amp is it?
 
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Thats a mono block fusion amp. Exactly as that one,
Fusion PP-AM10001 Monoblock | eBay
You mean that something is burn inside or what?
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Someone called? .

Send me a pm and we'll get in contact via phone to see if we can figure out the problem...

If you're seeing the signal led indicator flashing then your amp is getting supply.and audio signal.. there is probably some on board fuse gone or some 'final stage' component fried.. not the end of the world.. but tricky to fix over email..
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I send You my mobile number,
would be a great thing to fix it. Its only 3 months used
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Where did you buy it? Maybe you might be able to get it done under warrunty?
 
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I bought that from a guy that keep that in box for a 2 years so its definatly after warranty.
And i don't think that would be covered by warranty
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Hi, Im looking a cheap specialist who can look at my amplifier.
Bad things are happend, and by mistake i conect +12v to ground terminal. Now all fuses are ok, but amp is not working. Red light is blinking in the rythm of music.
Any one who know somebody let me know, please
thanks
connecting 12v to ground of amp should blow a car fuse ??? #
is anything else in the car not working?

or did you also connect earth from car to 12volt of amp ???

hope its a simple fix.
 
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I have direct 25mm2 cable from battery to amp.
I did conect ground to +12v, than i did 12v to ground terminal. When I start connecting a fuse, i knew that something was wrongh. All fuses are ok, there is current on both terminals, even when i pulled out two fusse on the amp, there is reading on multimiter. Looks like all wirring is ok.
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I bought that from a guy that keep that in box for a 2 years so its definatly after warranty.
And i don't think that would be covered by warranty
We'll you could just say it didnt work etc and get them to send it back to be fixed etc. If it was bought in Halfords etc they might have done that for ya.
 
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Hello again Rodi...

I was supposed to phone you this morning but was in hospital last night until this morning with a sick little baby.... all ok now..

Anyway I'll phone you today, but in the mean time do have a look at the manual for the amp as followws:

http://www.vbc-group.com/ebay/PP%20A...n%20Pg1-21.pdf


Most amplifiers will have GND (negative '-') terminal connected to the amplifiers chassis. So the actual metal chassis of the amplifier itself is the same and the GND pin electrically.

If your amplifier is mounted on some metal part of the car, that is, the chassis of the amplifier is effectively connected to the negative terminal of the battery already.. I'm guessing when you connected the +12 lead to the GND pin on the amp all you did was blow an in-line fuse on the heavy gauge cable. Check and see if the fuse on the heavy cable near the car-battery terminal is ok.

But, then you did mention that there was a LED on the amplifier. According to the manual on page 20 if the LED is green then all is good, but if it's RED then you have a fault. There are a number of fuses you need to replace to be 100% sure.. .See Page 20 Items 12. Replace the fuses even if you think they look ok to be on the safe side.

After that, if you're sure the fuses are ok.... one other thing you will need to check is the remote power line (REM).. this toggles from 0V to 12V depending on whether your stereo is on or off... do you have access to a multimeter to measure power?

One quick check is to disconnect the REM cable and short the REM terminal to the +12V terminal.

Excuse the post as I'm typing on a phone! I'll try and call you later today to discuss further...

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I will double check that again, and tell You everything after
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