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Aguilar AG 500 Power Problem

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Brad Hanback, Feb 8, 2013.


  1. Brad Hanback

    Brad Hanback Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2007
    North Alabama
    Having a problem powering my AG 500 at the gig tonight. The amp was powering for a couple of minutes and then shutting down. Now, it won't even power up. The power light is just flashing. Can anyone help?
     
  2. Brad Hanback

    Brad Hanback Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2007
    North Alabama
    It seems it is in thermal protection mode. I can't get it out of it. It says to power cycle the head. Turning it off and back on doesn't do the trick.
     
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  4. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    You don't have a shorted speaker cable or locked up speaker cone do you? Try powering the head with no cab connected.
     
  5. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    Also try disconnecting and reconnecting the power cord.
     
  6. Brad Hanback

    Brad Hanback Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2007
    North Alabama
    Thanks for the ideas. I tried another speaker cable and I tried a different GS112 cabinet. I also disconnected the power cord, took out and checked the fuse, and turned it on and off 20 times or so trying to get it to trigger it on.

    I love my AG500....hope I can get it going again. I'll call Aguilar on Monday.
     
  7. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    Might also try a different power outlet in case it is a low voltage shut down. Otherwise it's shop time I'm afraid :/
     



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