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Was just using a Cerwin Vega CVA115 Sub and it shut down.

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Was just using a...

Was just using a Cerwin Vega CVA115 Sub and it shut down. Tried turning the power switch on and off and no lights will come on. Totally dead.

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?

Cerwin Vega CVA115 Powered Sub and was purchased about 2-3 months ago.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

First time it has happened and I have not used them for any engagements.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 8 months ago

If you've not already done this- please unplug the subwoofer's power cord, and then use a flat blade screwdriver and pop out the fuse cartridge out of the bottom of the AC power inlet and check to see if the fuse is blown or not. If so, then it could be a simple faulty fuse- or could be caused by a larger issue downstream in the amp (faulty output stage, etc.).

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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 8 months ago

In the latter case, it's generally not considered cost effective to make repairs to the plate amp, as it's on the cusp of what a new replacement amp would cost, and it would generally make more sense to purchase a replacement plate amp (at the link below):

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cerwin-Vega-CVA-115-Amp-Amplifier-Plate-Module-Repair-Service-/261466020601?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368

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