AC30HW2. Piece of crap production amps!! FAILURE!!

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  1. michael.e

    michael.e Supporting Member

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    ARRGGHHH!!!

















    I was wondering why I would come in to my office and it was so warm...




    I left the dang thing on for 4 days and the...








    Jewel light burned out!!! :omg





    Sounds great though.. :bonk
     
  2. Boytbpc

    Boytbpc Member

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    Those tubes are nice and burned in now. :)
     
  3. mcdes

    mcdes Member of no importance

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    always ALWAYS, change the tubes when u get a new amp! will save you issues in the future!
     
  4. nrandall85

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    That's funny, I've had that jewel light phenomenon occur with every single new tube amp I've ever purchased.

    From now on it's strictly NOS Telefunken light bulbs for me.
     
  5. wordsonyou

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    but the jewel light is what gives it that kerraang!

    :sarcasm
     
  6. ken374

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    Ha! was going to say i never heard any really issues with the new ones besides the ac 30 tube change. Radio Shack has bayonet bace lamp #47 6.3 volts 150ma she'll be happy again:bonk
     
  7. pacomc79

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    :bow
     
  8. Seektone

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    you know it is running quietly if you can feel the warmth but don't hear any noise for 4 days!
     
  9. freaksho

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    yeah, no shlt.

    funny thread. :)

    there is an AC15HW in my near future, fo sho.
     
  10. wordsonyou

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    the 15hw is seriously the sweetest vox I have ever heard...love the heritage and enjoy the c1 but the 15hw is magic...yes as good as any boutique offering. period!
     
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