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liam
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Using a UK Denon amp in the US

Just brought 2 Denon PMA 250SE amps from the UK to the US and neither of them are working. Power light is on when I connect them to the socket through a standard travel converter.

As I am TOTALLY ignorant of all things electrical, could this be anything to do with the power supply being different....or are my speakers broken?

Thanks

Liam

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Re: Using a UK Denon amp in the US

Do you get any sound at all?

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Re: Using a UK Denon amp in the US

Nothing, not even the 'hum' of connected speakers. I just thought it strange both speakers don't work.

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Re: Using a UK Denon amp in the US

It would be unusual for both speakers to stop working entirely. Test your speakers with a battery just to make certain they are working. I suspect the amp just doesn't like the limited current avaialable from the voltage converter. Does it have a amperage rating?

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Re: Using a UK Denon amp in the US

The converter has a 13amp fuse, not sure of the amp rating for the amplifier.

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Re: Using a UK Denon amp in the US

Then I'm not sure why you get nothing. As I said, test the speakers with a battery to make certain they are operational. If they prove to be in working order, unless someone here has a better solution, I would talk to a Denon service tech.

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