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WT-800 problem?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Bass-only, Nov 24, 2001.

  1. Bass-only

    Bass-only Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2001
    Fellow Eden WT-800 owners. I am aware of the "crackle" when you turn on the amp - but I am also getting a VERY infrequent crackle noise. Sometimes, it's very minor, sometimes it crackles loud enough (for approx. 2-5 seconds) to peak the EQ overload light. It's similiar to the sound of a "bad cord" or the crackle when the amp comes on - it's just sometimes louder! I've tried several different speaker and guitar cables.

    Does this sound like a tube going bad? A resister?

    Sounds like a problem? Any suggestions, comments?

    Thanks for your help!

  2. fachie3


    Nov 12, 2001
    Chicago IL.
    I have never had problems with my WT800 and it looks like you have tried all efforts that would correct your problem.
    I would bring it in for a check up and see if you can reproduce the problem and have a amp tech look into it.
    If you need a place to send it in let me know - there is a place in Elmhurst Il. called DES electronics that works on audio equipment.

    Good luck
  3. Bass-only

    Bass-only Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2001
    Thanks, Fachie3, for the reply. I played it for an hour or so tonight and couldn't get it to make the sound! I've got a band practice on Thursday, so I can kick up the volume some - maybe that will trigger the "crackle".

    Man, I really hate if when stuff like this happens. It's like going to the dentist the day your tooth stops hurting - and you still have to pay for the visit!

    Any other possibilities, bass players!?

  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego

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