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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby mannyaalonso » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:42 pm

Thanks for all the replies. Currently we were using a Behringer iNuke, which is supposedly rated at 3000watts or 1600watts/per side at 8ohms.

But we don’t know what’s happening because the left side sometimes just goes out. The knob turns red and the speaker goes out.

We’ve check that it’s not the amp because we switched the inputs and still the left speaker went out. But it doesn’t make sense why it’s happening.

We also tried a lower powered amp and the sound sounds distorted like if it’s not enough to handle all the instruments.

Suggestions?
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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby Wonks » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:11 pm

Have you tried switching the outputs over to see if the other channel then does it? If so. it could be down to a speaker issue.
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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby ef37a » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:01 am

"It takes no time at all to search for them Dave, and yes they are 16 ohms."

Ya gotta let 'em do SOME of the work Wonks!

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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby Wonks » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:15 am

But they already knew they were 16 ohms and told you so. :headbang:
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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:36 pm

mannyaalonso wrote:.... the left side sometimes just goes out. The knob turns red and the speaker goes out. We’ve check that it’s not the amp because we switched the inputs and still the left speaker went out.

Switching inputs doesn't test the amp, it tests the source! But at least you now know that the source is fine! :-)

You need to switch the output cables from the amp to the speakers to work out whether the faulty stays with the amp channel or moves with the speaker.

We also tried a lower powered amp and the sound sounds distorted like if it’s not enough to handle all the instruments.

Impossible to say at this point. It could be a failing amp channel module, or it could be an intermittent speaker fault. Connect the left speaker to the right amp channel (and vice versa) and tell us whether the left or right speaker no cuts out!

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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby Argiletonne » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:09 am

1200 watt
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Re: Which Amps Should I Get?

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:57 pm

Do you want Dolby with that? :roll:
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