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Mirage Sub - blowing Fuses?

So, This sub quit working after It had been unhooked for about 3 days while installing new carpet. Hooked it up and nothing. Light would not come on or anything. Popped out the 2A fuse that
was installed below the female power plug. It was blown. Put another one in and it blew that fuse immediately.

Is it a bad amp? Bad power supply? What are the chances of it being something simple I can fix myself? It is a 6 year old sub that did not cost that much but works pretty well. I am not
sure it is worth replacing the amp or doing anything to it that cost more than $50.

It sucks because I was running it paired with another one. I am debating buying new subs anyway but I was going to try to recalibrate them one last time to see if I could just keep using them and this happens.

It is this sub - http://www.miragespeakers.com/subwoo...ku=PRESTIGE-S8

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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What are the chances of it being something simple I can fix myself?
Pretty slim, as you can only fix what you can diagnose, and the only way to do that is on a test bench, with the right tools, and the knowledge how to use them. You may luck out and see an obvious fault by looking at the amp, but otherwise it will cost you more than $50 just to have a tech look at it, let alone fix it.

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Pretty slim, as you can only fix what you can diagnose, and the only way to do that is on a test bench, with the right tools, and the knowledge how to use them. You may luck out and see an obvious fault by looking at the amp, but otherwise it will cost you more than $50 just to have a tech look at it, let alone fix it.
Thanks Bill. I really appreciate the input. I think I may have to jump on one of the SVS outlet subs to replace it.
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Thanks Bill. I really appreciate the input. I think I may have to jump on one of the SVS outlet subs to replace it.
Good plan
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