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Dead speakers!?

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by [email protected], Mar 26, 2007.

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  1. Guest

    Wonder if anyone can help, I (stupidly) plugged in a set of US
    speakers into a socket in Australia. They worked for a few minutes
    then died. Have I stuffed them altogether or just blown a fuse?
    Appreciate any advice.

  2. Lionel

    Lionel Guest

    Stuffed. If they'd had a fuse, it would've blown the second you
    switched it on. (I'm an Aussie local, & I've seen this way too many
  3. James Sweet

    James Sweet Guest

    Probably burned out the primary of the power transformer, if you know a
    bit about electronics you should be able to find a suitable substitute,
    something that even has the correct 240V primary even.
  4. How? The Aussie socket is a US 240 volt socket.
    Maybe. Ask around for a local repair guy.
  5. Guest

    open them and find out. Or if you dont know to open them and find out
    whats wrong, maybe best leave them alone.

    Whats the time/value ratio for pc speakers?

    If you use a multimeter you should be able to find out whats going on

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