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SWR troubles

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by FutureForceNow, Aug 11, 2004.


  1. FutureForceNow

    FutureForceNow

    Aug 11, 2004
    I bought an SWR workingmans 4004 head, and have it currently hooked up with a 1x15T cab. It recently blew out, and i have heard on more than one occasion that SWR amps blow out more easily than other amps. Is there a way that i could get more power out of my amp by using a preamp or another cabinet?
     
  2. oversoul

    oversoul fretless by fate

    Feb 16, 2004
    Portugal
    I do know that they get hotter than other amps, maybe you could adapt some kind of cooler to your rack?
     
  3. JOME77

    JOME77 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Georgia
    I wouldn't agree with that statement. I've owned 7 SWR amps and only had one problem occur and it was covered by the warranty. I haven't used much of the WM series gear but from what I've heard it's also dependable gear. I'd just get it repaired (at a reputable service center). Chances are you won't have any more problems with it. ;)