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  1. Nutek

    Nutek movement junglist

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    could i use a car amp with a pair of speakers? they seem to be much cheaper..
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Yes but you will need a power source for the amp.
     
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    one time i tried plugin the amp into the wall...by gettin a plug socket and cable and solderin the power cable ends to the power part of the amp...i turned it on and it blew up..i nearly killed myself..my flat went all dark cos all the power switches went off
     
  4. Nutek

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    what a tit :lol:

    what's the safe way to power it? :D
     
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    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    man your fucking lucky..... your household electric is 240v.... more than enough to kill you
     
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    slimbo011 I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    get a 240 - 12v convertor. would need to be able 2 handle quite a bit of current.
    Or just use a car battery and link the remote and 12v terminals on the amp. will drain it tho
     
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    where can i get one of those? are they expensive?
     
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    DTR the village idiot

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    That's a cowboy way of doing things. What's your budget? Amps can be had for cheap
     
  10. kenyon

    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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    what about a car sub woofer
     
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    Lmao you legend
     
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    muzzadj POW!

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    You could just buy a regular amp?.. lol
     
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    Dan M hard gay northern bear

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    to my pc av got a car amp hooked up to a 1000w vibe fli sub and some toshiba surround sound speakers from a tv. you can get some serious bass out of that but all in all its no good as monitors because its bass heavy....
     
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    you need to connect the amp to the on/off switch to your stereo, otherwise the amp wont turn on...just a word of warning just in case you didnt know...normally its a thin blue cable that connects from the amp to the stereo, im not sure a mixer has one or stereo to be honest..?

    just a thought?
     
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    i'm looking for as much power as i can get for around £250, set up for parties
     
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    go talk to a car audio shop. they got them boards set up with all the head units and speakers built into them, i dont know if they have them running off a car battery in store, could be worth a look
     
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    no they will have a convertor. the convertor will probably blow most of ur budget.

    as for the remote turn on lead, link the terminal on the amp to the 12v terminal on the amp. and when your not using it, take the cable out.

    job done
     
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    hmm, i found a 1k amp which i might buy, get ready for another thread!
     
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    for a setup for parties you want a proper power amp mate..... im not sure how well a party would turn out after the amp goes and you dont know how to fix it

    search the net.... you get loadsa power amps for under £250
     
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    i'm going to get the gemini gna 1000 i think..