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Flashing warning light

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Krowser, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Krowser


    Feb 10, 2009
    I modified the settings on my amp so I can actually hear myself now (boost the mids, lower the rest, instead of the other way around)

    But at the volume we play, the "limit" LED on my amp (Crate 220) flashes slightly when I play.

    Am I in danger of blowing it up or does it have to be solid before any real damage occurs?

  2. Chinguschild


    Apr 17, 2006
    Chico, Cali
    if it just flashes occasionally it shouldnt be a problem at all but it sounds like your pretty tapped out on power. Might need a new head or more cabinets soon.
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Blinking slightly is fine. That's actually where you want it. Steady on and never shutting off probably won't hurt it but it'll distort.

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