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Posted by Rob (220.127.116.11) on March 23, 2002 at 22:28:39:
In Reply to: Amp crackling, part 2. posted by Eyx on March 23, 2002 at 19:59:33:
Sorry the last round didn't solve the problem. You've probably done this, but be sure you've tried a different speaker cable and using a different output jack on the amp head if you have one, as well as trying a different cord from your bass to the amp.
After you've done all that, if it still doesn't solve the problem, I 'd suggest you bring the g.d. thing back or exchange it for something that works.
Just my two cents.
: Soooo... This has been a nightmare, heh.
: Nonetheless, I originally thought the the problem was the input, thanks to everyone here. Sooo... I bring the cab head down to the store, we try it out on a cab, and it works fine. PERFECT. I bring it back home, and sure enough, after about 10 minutes of playing, the output will quiet down so that it nearly unhearible, and then the sound with also crackle. I checked all the wires -- Nothing wrong there. Changed the battery for my active pickups. That isn't the problem. Tried all the different inputs and outputs on both the cab, AND the head. No go. I still get the problem no matter what I do.
: Next, I decide to move any other equipment I have farther away from the cab. This doesn't work, neither. I think that it may be the electricity, so I try it on a different outlet. This doesn't work neither..
: So, since the head worked perfect when I brought it to get tested out, could the problem actually be the cab itself? What do you recommend I do? Will guitar center even replace the equipment, since I bought it over a week ago?
: Thanks again! You guys are great... By the way, here's the equipment I have, because no one wants to go dig up my old post. ;)
: Ampeg cab 400W,
: Crate head BXH-220,
: with a Yamaha TRB bass.
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