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Topic # 17056 9-Nov-2007 13:31
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I got speakers while in the USA but I can not get a power signal on them when I plug them in with an adaptor?? Does this have anything to do with the 110V Vs 220V's we use???

What else could be the problem??

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Reply # 94447 9-Nov-2007 13:33
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If the original power adapters are 110v only (as most U.S. products except for computers) then you might have a fried power supply by now...






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  Reply # 94449 9-Nov-2007 13:41
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Does that mean it's stuffed for ever???

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 94451 9-Nov-2007 13:45
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Hard to say... I understand your speakers are powered by the description you posted. In this case you probably plugged a power adapter ("brick") to the wall. If this is the case you need only to read the specifications on the power adapter itself to see if it's 110v only or 110v - 220v.

If it's 110v only then it may be fried now. You just need to find a replacement. If it's 110v - 220v it may be automatic or manual. If it's manual and it's still set to 110v it could be fried now.

Either way you have to look at the specifications - we know nothing about it - you haven't even mentioned a model or any other information, so it makes really hard for people to help...






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  Reply # 94452 9-Nov-2007 13:50
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Its does not say in the manual (which is 3 pages in english) or on the Box... this is the model

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/speakers_audio/home_pc_speakers/devices/234&cl=us,en



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  Reply # 94467 9-Nov-2007 15:42
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Could this work?
http://www.dse.co.nz/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/4733c7920065dc302740c0a87f3306df/Product/View/M1160

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Reply # 94469 9-Nov-2007 15:48
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You will first need to find if the power supply is still functional. And if your problem is really the power or something else. Perhaps someone else would know how to troubleshoot this on-line?






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  Reply # 94470 9-Nov-2007 15:52
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The power supply should state what its output voltage and current capablity is, as should the port where it plugs into the speaker amplifier. Once you have identified those details then purhaps we can help some more. I would suggest that the current power supply is poked, but you may also have stuffed the amplifier if it relies on the power supply to do all the regulation.

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  Reply # 94471 9-Nov-2007 16:00
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There's an X-540 photo on net that shows a fig8 mains cord grommeted into the amp but it isn't high enough definition to read the Voltage label.



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  Reply # 94472 9-Nov-2007 16:01
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Okay it's 110Volt only

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  Reply # 94473 9-Nov-2007 16:06
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We need to know the output voltage and current ability of the PSU or the input voltage of the amp and it current requirement. We know the input of the PSU is 110V, but whats the DC side.

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  Reply # 94474 9-Nov-2007 16:09
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say that in idiot talk for me please :-)



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  Reply # 94475 9-Nov-2007 16:22
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Does this offer any help to you?
http://techgage.com/article/logitech_x-540_51_speakers/

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  Reply # 94476 9-Nov-2007 16:22
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On the power supply it must state or should state what the output voltage and current rating is, ie 12V 2Amps or something like that, it may also be stated on the amplifier next to where you plug the power pack into the amp.

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  Reply # 94478 9-Nov-2007 16:30
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okay the cord at the AMP end just goes into the AMP.. there is no way of detaching this... but it does read...

"110-120V 60HZ 525mA"




On the end which goes into the wall it reads

"EL-451A
E88446
CHING CHEHG"

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  Reply # 94480 9-Nov-2007 16:37
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Ahhh so you saying there is no seperate power supply its integral to the amp, therefore its Ching Ching. You have most likely fried the supply or in the least blown an internal fuse. If the supply did run for any period and pump out 2x the normal DC to the amp then thats probably cooked aswell.

The alarm bells should have rung when the plug did not fit a NZ power point. Without actually seeing the unit there is not a lot we can do on line, its off to either the service centre or the dump, and dont be surprised if the service centre is just a long way to the dump.

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