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post #1 of 4 Old 01-23-2014, 01:59 PM - Thread Starter
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Long story short... I had dog-zilla roll through my area and she ripped out a channel from the back of the sub it was actively powering.

So, each channel was running a different sub... Channel 2 (the one my dog ripped out) now basically says it's clipping constantly, red light sorta flickers but it's nearly solid. EXTREMELY limited output, it's 95% distortion on that channel... but I can barely hear some of the content. I'm not sure if it's useful info, however it was banana plugs she yanked out, and they were resting on each other when I went to have a look.

Channel 1 is A-OK, nothing wrong with it.

I've been reading for a bit and I'm still nearly illiterate when it comes to understanding how the components of an amplifier actually work, I don't own any testing gear and advice so far has been to not bother fixing it from a friend.

But I'm happy to tinker and I don't mind buying some testing gear if it's not too much...

Any idea's on where to start or if I should even bother???

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Consider a dog trainer?
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Call Behringer for some guidance. It sounds like you need both channels. Is it under warranty?

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If you know of one that can teach my dog to detect speaker wires in the dark I'll consider it smile.gif

Also it's 4 yrs old I think, no warranty, Behringer will just say they will fix it for the cost of a new one once shipping is all said and done, not to mention I live in canada and I believe this would be going back to the states.


It's just a common amp I just thought someone might have an idea or have some experience fixing them... or even a best guess on the magnitude of the problem...

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