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>I have a MOTU 828 mkII connected to an Alesis RA300 2 channel power amp
>driving 2 Event 20/20s. I believe the amp is going bad. After about 20
>minutes of playing audio, both channels start to crackle. It started a
>few months ago in just the left channel, now it's both. The headphone
>output on the 828 sounds great. I suppose it could be the main outs on
>the 828, but it seems more likely that it's the amp (IMO).
>1. What are my options as far as repairing the amp? I live in Portland,
Don't do it. The amp is not worth it. There are a lot of folks in Portland
that will fix the things, but you won't be happy in the long run.
>2. Can anyone recommend a good replacement amp for this setup?
A used Hafler. A used Adcom GFA-535. Any of the used Parasound amps
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."