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Finally got my yba200!!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by big evil robot, May 20, 2005.


  1. big evil robot

    big evil robot Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    and it blew up.
    now my basement stinks like burnt tubes, and i'm kinda bummed out.
    At least my local l&m is nice enough to switch me a new one.
     
  2. PunkerTrav

    PunkerTrav

    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    How'd you manage to blow it up so quick?
     
  3. big evil robot

    big evil robot Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    I'm guessing that there had to be a short, the output tubes went super hot, the fan stopped competely and pop!
     
  4. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    Well that sucks. Give us a review when you get the new one.
     
  5. rarrr8

    rarrr8 Guest

    May 16, 2005
    Sorry to hear your YBA200 croaked. I had one for about two weeks & sent it packing. My 70's 100 watt Marshall Super Bass blew it away (pardon the pun;)
     
  6. big evil robot

    big evil robot Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    I'm thinking I won't be getting another. One of the guys in my band has an old yba-2 and i find it sounds way better anyways.
    I'll get a little combo for home practicing and rent when I need big stuff.
     
  7. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    Probably bad output tubes, they'll fry the trannies up real nice.
     
  8. big evil robot

    big evil robot Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    it was definately bad output tubes, i watched one blow up.
    at least there was no damage to my cab.
     
  9. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    If you had a bad output tube, any amp would just sound bad...
     
  10. Ben Clarke

    Ben Clarke Liquidating to fund a new business. Buy My Gear!

    Jan 6, 2005
    Western NY
    "...correlation is not causation..." - M. Doughty (Soul Coughing)
     
  11. big evil robot

    big evil robot Supporting Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    oh yeah, decided to just switch for another yba200.

    this amp rocks.

    For such a simple control layout theres almost too many tones.
    It can go from earth shaking deep to super clacky bright in a couple dials.
    The scoop and resonance alone are extremely powerful for changing the sound.
    Now I just need some 12's or a good 15 cab to go with it. My 410 is a bit too high mid sounding by itself.