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I have a problem with my RA-9808X. A guy I know tried connecting some small speakers from a car with it, and he probably did something wrong. Now it doesn't light up when I plug it in and turn it on anymore. What may be wrong?

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  • meg8938 Nov 02, 2009

    I looked inside it and couldn't see anything. I don't know where to check the fuse - read the manual, but it didn't mention it.

  • meg8938 Nov 02, 2009

    I looked inside it and couldn't see anything. I don't know where to check the fuse - read the manual, but it didn't mention it.

  • meg8938 Nov 02, 2009

    How can I see/change the fuses? Checked out rotel's sites and the manual of other rotel-amplifiers, and there it was written that if you believe that the fuses are blown, you have to take it to a rotel authorized repairman, which I will not.

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    Grubhead May 11, 2010

    Have you checked inside it for an internal fuse failure or damage?

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All I can say to you is look around where the mains goes in very carefully. Fuses are sometimes hidden or in a case or cover of some kind. Sometimes amps use fuseable resistors. If the PC board is marked up look for resistors with "RF" or different indication to a normal resistor. Otherwise fuses will have "f" markings on the board. Remember the power supply part might be enclosed in a metal case with holes in it, so might be hard to spot fuses.

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