VU moniters

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by pbass1, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. pbass1


    Dec 8, 2004
    okay so on my behringer head, it has a VU moniter.

    so what does it do?
    what happens when it goes into the red?
    how do i keep this from happening?
    what causes the needle to move? volume?

  2. popinfresh


    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    It's pretty much like a clip/limit light.

    When it goes into the red, your pushing the amp too hard and it's clipping. To stop that, you turn the gain down.
  3. pbass1


    Dec 8, 2004
    so like gain down output up?

    (its happening at like half volume)
  4. 76Tbird


    Mar 18, 2003
    Plug into the Active input and see if that helps. If its still maxing out the needle, your pedals may be turned up too high.
  5. pbass1


    Dec 8, 2004
    i shall try that thanks