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Hey I'm from the UK and I bought a Klipsch Promedia 2.1 sound system from the USA recently. Since it was from America it came with a US plug.

Originally I just connected it to a US-UK converter and plugged that in, the first time I turned the power on I remember hearing something like the pop you get when you first turn a sub on. Since there I have heard absolutely nothing and the LED light shows no indication of power.

I bought a transformer that converts the voltage from US-UK however still no luck, I am very much thinking I have broken the fuse or damaged the sub much more severely.

I'm not quite sure how to go about this, I would love to fix them but I have little to no knowledge of this kind of stuff. I have already opened the sub up and I can't find any fuse at all.

Please note this is a newer version that does not have a power switch.

Thanks for your time and reading

David
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If I recall correctly, the voltage of the mains in the UK is 230V. It's 120V in the U.S. So, if the adapter you used at first didn't convert voltages and the system isn't dual voltage rated, then it's highly likely you fried your system.
   
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If I recall correctly, the voltage of the mains in the UK is 230V. It's 120V in the U.S. So, if the adapter you used at first didn't convert voltages and the system isn't dual voltage rated, then it's highly likely you fried your system.

Yeah, we're 230V over here. It does sound like the first time you plugged it in, you fried it. That's probably what the 'pop' was. Using a US -> UK transformer won't do anything now, it sounds like the damage is already done frown.gif
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post #4 of 9
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Not the news I wanted but its the news I expected frown.gif

In terms of flying it is there a viable way of fixing it? Wouldn't it just have ruined the fuse?

David
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...Wouldn't it just have ruined the fuse?

David

Possibly, if it has a fuse. However you said you couldn't find one. And, frankly, I doubt there will be one. Few manufacturers put them in anymore.
   
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post #6 of 9
It has a fuse. Look by the power cable on the amp (back of sub).
    
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I stand...er...sit corrected. Hopefully, the fuse blew before anything else could get fried.
   
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I was just looking at some reviews for the Klipsch Promedia 2.1 and the consensus is they are not made as well as they used to be. One point that was made was the newer models don't have a fuse anymore.
   
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That's nice of Klipsch.
    
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