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Crackling coming from amp as note resonates out....HELP.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Philthy, Jan 17, 2005.

  1. Philthy

    Philthy Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2001
    Flanders, NJ
    I was playing thru my SWR 750 and my Goliath III cab and as I let a F# note (on E string) ring out.....as the note was dying out....I noticed a crackling sound coming from my amp. My first thought was to see if the horn was turned off, it was. I then tried 2 other basses and I got the same crackling sound when I rang out a low F#. Any ideas what could be causing this crackling?

    Thanks for your help.


    P.S. The basses I were using were all active basses with new batteries (Spector Euro 4, Spector Legend 5 and Stingray 5)
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Most common cause would be a blown speaker.