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My amp sounds like ass!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jifdeng3, Mar 19, 2004.


  1. jifdeng3

    jifdeng3 Guest

    Nov 30, 2003
    Charleston SC
    My practice amp sounds like it in the middle of a hollow tube, and it is more pronounced on the lower notes I play. Any ideas?
     
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Did it always have this sound, or is it a recent change?
     
  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    How do you have the amp set? I presume you just have the volume and tone on your P Bass all the way up...true?
     
  4. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    Small amps are usually like that. Fender's frontman amps are really bad for this, and for bad distortion on the low notes. Behringer's small practice amps are quite the opposite. Suprising low end for such small stuff.
     
  5. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    If it's the 20-watter in your profile, well, the lower-priced, lower wattage amps typically contain the cheapest materials.

    It's probably a combination of all of the components within the amp.

    You may also be driving it too hard.
     
  6. Limo

    Limo

    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    I've always wanted to know how an ass sounds like:meh:
     
  7. Jerry Ziarko

    Jerry Ziarko Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    You probably won't get much for it here, but I'll most likely fetch a bundle on some porn site!
     
  8. ihixulu

    ihixulu Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2000
    getting warmer
    Eat beans.