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    Question on Linear power amp

    I have a old ear candy ampIs this amp worth trying to fix or are all the old amps that use to be the best out-dated crap? thanks







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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    depends on the model. If its the 1200 or 1000 then its a collector item.



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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    Yea there is a place to send it but not sure if its worth it. It is red and I am not sure the model number but I will look it up at home.




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    I think there is a place by the name of TIP or something that specializes in repairing old Linear power amps, I'll try to dig and verify that name.

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    http://www.linearpower.com/lprepair.html




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    Thanks, are those old school amps way out dated as far as quality?




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    One other question, I just bought a 1000 watt Alpine and now the lights dim with each bass. Is a cap my answer?




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    caps are useless look into the official big 3 wiring thread in the wiring and electrical section here, it is a sticky at the top of that page

    the older amps are probably higher quality than the newer stuff as they used better components, but the newer stuff is smaller lighter and more efficient




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    thanks lil maniac




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    no problem, after upgrading your wiring and if you still have dimming look into a better battery. Caps are probably the best marketing scheme stereo companies have ever came out with




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    The wiring that they ran was 4gage wire kit but I am running a soundstream lil wonder for mids and the Alpine.




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    Re: Question on Linear power amp

    what amp did it turn out to be?



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