heylp me! (hartke 4000)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by flamer, Nov 29, 2002.

  1. flamer


    Oct 18, 2002
    swindon, england
    I have a hartke 4000 head, and i'm worried that i'm causing damage to my speakers as the little bugger seems to clip really easily (volume on 3!), I don't have particularly extreme sound settings, and i'm playing a p-bass though the passive input!

    any help or ideas you can offer?

  2. LJW


    Feb 8, 2002
    northeastern pa.
    By turning the 'D-bass' down you will find more available power.
  3. floydman

    floydman Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2002
    southeast CT
    I have the same problem. I just keep all of the settings nearly on flat, the bass knob on my bass down. I have been told that its because there is only one volume. With an input and output you can adjust it so you can play louder without it clipping or something. I'm thinking about replacing it.
  4. flamer


    Oct 18, 2002
    swindon, england
    That's a pain, i only bought the damn thing a few months back, i thought the hartke 4000 was a good head, but this clipping issue is really hurting me!