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RBI Owners - read me!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by HeavyDuty, Jun 5, 2002.


  1. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Do you own a Tech21 SansAmp RBI?

    If yes, PM me or email me, particularly if you bought it from Guitar Center. It turns out my RBI is a EU model, designed for 230VAC! A small batch of these was apparently shipped stateside in error.

    It still works even with the wrong voltage, but will work better after it’s fixed (a really minor process).

    Like I said, PM or email me, and I'll tell you how to check.
     
  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Update: the replacement transformer for my RBI showed up today, and was a five minute job to install. Wow! What a difference! Same tone, just a lot more of it and very low noise. I'm in love all over again.
     
  3. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    I'm curious to know if you can crank the distortion on the RBI and run it though a cab with a tweeter and sound alright and not blow the tweeter 'a l'a speaker emulation???
     
  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Well, I really don't know - my cabs don't have tweeters. However, I don't think of the RBI as having very intense distortion...