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Post Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:38 pm

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I have not been able to play with the system in months.Started it up today and shorted out the right channel.Kids messed up some wiring.What fuses are used in my AL111's.Also I had picked these up from some one about 11/2 years ago.When I looked at the left speaker I found that there was no fuse or screw in cap in the bottom fuse holder.The speaker sounds alright.What do I need to make this right.Please help.
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Post Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:00 pm

Re: fuses

Fuses for the AL-IIIs are MDQ-4, dual element time delay like THESE
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Post Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:06 pm

Re: fuses

Thanks. Any Idea where I can get a fuse holder for the left speaker and an idea why it seems to work with out a fuse in the socket?
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:19 am

Re: fuses

so. take a photo of what you have, and i will send you some fuse holders for a very small fee. original al-III fuse holders. there are two types that have been used. i happen to have both types in some extra crossover plates from a swap.
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:23 am

Re: fuses

BillD wrote:Fuses for the AL-IIIs are MDQ-4, dual element time delay like THESE


without a doubt those are the fuses. although i have the holders, i have no fuses. amy have to look into getting some back-ups as well.
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:54 am

Re: fuses

Someone has bypassed your fuses. You need to open up the back & take close-up pics of what the area around the fuse holders looks like.
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 6:58 am

Re: fuses

I will open it up and check.Why would they bypass the fuse?
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:28 am

Re: fuses

2-tall wrote:I will open it up and check.Why would they bypass the fuse?


Who knows; we've seen some crazy-@$$ $h!t with electronics~ :shock:
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:27 am

Re: fuses

All the AL-III fuse holders I have seen so far are this style, but double check your plate hole ID.
http://www.alliedelec.com/search/produc ... KU=8464809

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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:40 am

Re: fuses

That is the one
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Post Thu Sep 02, 2010 10:32 am

Re: fuses

2-tall wrote:Why would they bypass the fuse?
Stupidity. #-o
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Post Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:07 am

Re: fuses

I have the holder and fuse on order.Hope to get at it this weekend.Thanks

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