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In Reply to: RE: Amp fried headphones - DC into the output - questions posted by Caucasian Blackplate on February 12, 2016 at 08:35:12
Any thoughts on what might cause this to happen, or is it just a random event that can damage headphones?
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A shorted transistor can cause this pretty easily. An open resistor in the DC feedback network might do the same, as would a shorted coupling cap where that feedback was being applied.
Sometimes you will see people talk about modding amps by removing the coupling caps they find unnecessary, and events like this can be an unintended consequence.
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