ampeg tweeter help!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by stephenq, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. stephenq


    Jul 23, 2009
    Kansas City
    so i got my ampeg ba 115 100w a couple months ago used on ebay, yesterday i noticed a buzzing sound, long story short the tweeter is done for, or there is a connection issue, i called ampeg and they told me this would be a wise choice

    thoughts? advice?

    thanks alot!!
  2. rbonner


    Sep 25, 2008
    AMPEG won't even sell you a replacement, HA...

    Yeah rip the thing out. Then step on it...

    Dont forget to block the hole.

    See asked for help and got it. If you can't bare to step on it, send it to me and I will for you.

  3. I have the same amp...first thing I did was diconnect the tweeter. IMO bass amps should NOt have tweeters.
  4. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    I'll save you the tweeter editorializing, and say if Ampeg said to get it, it should be fine.
  5. ChronicPyromaniac


    Jan 25, 2001
    Stupid question, but how exactly did you disconnect the tweeter? Did you just clip the wires?
  6. MadJap


    Aug 26, 2009
    Jacksonville, FL
    I suppose you could do that...

    I removed the tweeter screws, pulled the tweeter out and just removed one of the wires off the tweeter. I then taped it to the other wire so that it wouldn't fall and short something.

    I think you'll find that most Ampeg BA115 owners unhook the tweeter, because of the amp's tendency to hiss excesively.

  7. ChronicPyromaniac


    Jan 25, 2001
    Yeah I noticed the hissing on mine as well, which is why I asked.

    EDIT: Just did the mod, and WOW it sounds like a new amp! Thanks for the tip!
  8. kevs


    Feb 15, 2007
    Charlotte, NC
    I had to disconnect the tweeter on the BA115 that I used to own. Went in through the whole in the back pulled the wire connectors from the tweeter and taped them up. No more hiss.
  9. no ampeg should have a tweeter.
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