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Misplaced Tube can Damage Cab ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by crispygoat, Feb 28, 2008.


  1. crispygoat

    crispygoat Guest

    Aug 22, 2006
    London, Ontario
    My amp started making a really weird noise and I thought it was still the pot so I cleaned the pot but it wasn't it. I opened the amp and the tube was misplaced so I fully plugged it in.. ... the noise was really high and (@*#(@ (yeah.. my description).. could it have damaged my new cab ? Or the amp ?
     
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Sure, maybe. Get the amp tested, and biased/fixed as necessary by a proper technician, then try again. If the cab sounds good, then you did no harm.
     
  3. crispygoat

    crispygoat Guest

    Aug 22, 2006
    London, Ontario
    It does work.. so I guess since there's no weird sound that means no damage was done ?
     
  4. Rob Mancini

    Rob Mancini Guest

    Feb 26, 2008
    It's probably OK. What kind of amp and tube?
     

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