Did I just damage my Carr amp...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Crow, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Crow

    Crow Supporting Member

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    So I was swapping out speakers in my Carr amp and forgot to plug the speaker back in one time. I let the amp warm up for about 60 seconds and then fired it up. I had it on without the speaker for about 10 seconds before I realized what happended.

    Did I do some damage to my amp? Things sound okay...what is the result of not having the speaker plugged?

    Also, would damage only occur when off standby in play mode? Is it okay to have the speaker unplugged in standby?

    Thanks for your help,
    Crow
     
  2. esoteric pete

    esoteric pete Member

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    i think your ok.

    now if you had warmed up the amp for 60 minutes, THEN you might have a problem!
     
  3. Tonefish

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    I'd say you have an overwhelming chance of being just fine. I really can't imagine any amp surviving as a viable consumer product, that can't handle 10 seconds of what you describe.
     
  4. slider313

    slider313 Silver Supporting Member

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    I'm sure it must have a shorting jack so if you power it up without the speaker plugged in you won't damage the output tranny.
     

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