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I think my amp is broke! HELP!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by zacl, Jul 21, 2002.


  1. Hey everyone,

    I have a SWR Workingman's 160. An old amp that is discontinued.

    I was prcaticing with my new band last night **www.infernoracket.com** and my amp started to intermitently trun off and on again.

    I checked my power plugs, all of them were plugged in, and both of my volumes (Gain, and Master volume) were only on about half. I didn't noticed the pre-amp clip. But I dont' think it was constantly on.

    Does anyone have any idea what the problem might be?

    Do I need to trun down my gain volume? and crank up my Master?

    Please help soon.

    Thanks.
     
  2. I had the exact same problem earlier this year. Spent 50 bucks sending it into a tech who couldn't figure it out either. Ended up being my speaker cable. I'm sure you've already thought of checking cables, but double check as that sounds like it could be the simple solution to your problem.
     
  3. check your guitar cable too, mine did the same thing last week and I almost trashed the damn amp, then when I was trying it again I stepped on the cable and voila it came back, give it a try...

    Jay