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Dayton DTA-100 Just Died...

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Turned it on and the speaker blipped a few times rather than just once, went to play a game and no sound. Test output from PC and it's working. Speaker wires are good, amp gets power and LED lights up but I get no sound. When I turn the amp up I used to get static through my speakers, nothing now. Think I can fix it? If not what is a good amp that won't die on my in a little more than a year? Need to power Polk RTi-A1 2.0 system.
 
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Called parts express and they hooked me up with a replacement even though it was 3 months out of warranty. Props to their customer service!
 
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Glad to know they stood behind their product. Hopefully I won't run in to the same issue with mine.
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Just got my new unit in today and hooked it up. Some things I noticed compared to my old unit:

1. No more weak left channel. Old unit used to have a very noticeable weak left channel at low volumes. Not anymore.

2. I can't turn the speakers off without literally turning them off. I used to be able to turn the knob down to where neither speaker would output sound even though the unit was still powered on, I can't do that with the new unit unless I toggle the switch off.

3. The volume knob at the 7:30 position yields the same sound as the knob at about the 9:30 position but then it gets louder. This zone used to be a dead zone on the old unit and wouldn't play any sounds as described above.

Not sure if they changed the internals but it acts differently.
 
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