Really odd cliping problem

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by UrbanAssault415, Aug 12, 2005.

  1. I recently bought a gk backline 600, and i noticed it clips not while Im playin but when I turn it off. after I turn it off the green power light goes off then the red cliping light on the right goes on then slowly dims. I dont get it ther is no sound out put when the power light goes off so why is it cliping, I dont want to frie my speakers and amp. :eyebrow: :crying:
  2. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    If there is no signal it can't clip. It's probably just the way the things wired up, they may be using the LED as a bleed off to drain the power supply caps on shut-down.
  3. dr_love2112


    May 28, 2005
    baytown texas
    i called g/k and they said the same thing!!!! and when you turn it on, the first 5 secs is to charge everything up.
  4. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    It's probably GK's way of making sure your amp doesn't send a nasty thud through the speaker when you turn it on or off.
  5. bassbully43


    Jul 1, 2005
    yep my 210 backline is the same way 5 second drain.