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gear and heat

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by retitled, Jan 22, 2005.


  1. retitled

    retitled

    Feb 13, 2004
    forest hills
    i have my gear next to my radiator. its the only wall that has enough room fo rmy gear, and the heats been on lately, is that bad for my gear?
     
  2. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    Gear Next to the Radiator?



    No Problem










    AmpOnFire2. AmpOnFire.
     
  3. retitled

    retitled

    Feb 13, 2004
    forest hills
    hahaha WHOA!!

    wait... pretend im stupid.. and say it slowly... gear next to my radior.. what will happen
     
  4. Tim__x

    Tim__x

    Aug 13, 2002
    Alberta, Canada
    Exactly how hot does it get? If you can comfortably place your hand on the hottest part of your gear, it's fine, if not, it's not fine.
     
  5. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003

    I was being humorous.
    Nonetheless, it's not a good idea.

    ---------------Rule of Thumb---------------

    You can decide what it all "means,"
    but every power amp manual on the planet
    contains these words:

    Do not place near any heat sources such as radiators,
    heat registers, stoves or other apparatus that produce heat.


    Ampeg
    DO NOT PLACE NEAR ANY HEAT SOURCE...

    SWR
    Heat: The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other products that produce heat.

    Ashdown
    The product should be located away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, or other products that produce heat.
     
  6. so, what everyone is meaning is move your **** away from the radiator!!!!
     
  7. 8" should be good to keep it from exploding when its not on, but I'd go a foot when you want to play for extended periods of time. Just don't have it AGAINST the radiator.