View Full Version : Amp fried. Damaged speakers?

09-12-2007, 07:21 PM
Ok, amp went up in smoke today and played a nasty screeching tone through my components. WHat is the possibility that they could have been damaged? THe tone wasnt very low, more of a screeching sound. (record scratching sorta).

I had the amp bridged putting out 100 wrms to each speaker during break-in (rainbow slc kicks).


09-12-2007, 07:24 PM
I would check your HU -- quite likely the speakers are fine.

I have seen a Pioneer HU take out an amp before w/ an RCA ground problems. I can likely tell you if that is what happened once I get your amp back. I suggest testing that HU before re-installing an amp.

09-12-2007, 09:53 PM
Thanks for the input jacob. Ill look into that as well.

Im lining up an amp for cheap just to test it out before i put the sundown back in after repair.

09-13-2007, 07:59 PM
Jacob, you were dead on. Head unit pooped. Amp should be on its way early next week.