How to ask a technical question about your amp...

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by Jeff Gehring, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. Tone_Terrific

    Tone_Terrific Supporting Member

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    If you can component repair L6 and Vypyr, beyond the mechanicals, you are good.
     
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    phoenix Gold Supporting Member

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    If it was in the amp designers possession, signed and dedicated, could keen eyes tell me if circuits were moved, to further personalize it, besides upgraded parts above the model line that are not available today?
     
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    I like the Buckaroo Banzai quote.
     
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  5. Tone_Terrific

    Tone_Terrific Supporting Member

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    Keep the head and cab separate.
    Keep both to minimal size.
    Use pine. Keep it simple.
     
  6. JimtheDrummer

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    head and cab separate... agreed.... but im looking for the smallest set up with my current stuff.
     
  7. zenas

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    How does a head vs cab debate have a lot to do with, "How to ask a technical question about your amp"?
    Obviously it's nice to know exactly what one is potentially working on, but the merits of one or the other seems best left for a separate discussion. :)
     
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  8. JR88

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    It's letting the Bugs and Worms take over man lol...Wire and blowing stuff up man again. E34L blew up whited itself...must of burnt a 5w wirewound or it was already burnt....china 1k cements passed man still ok. And need to fix pedal corruption.
     
  9. MKB

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    Definitely could be, I've had amps that sounded poor due to bad PT's (partial winding shorts that caused excessive B+ sag at high levels, causing gross crossover distortion).
     
  10. treeofpain

    treeofpain Silver Supporting Member

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    Yes I agree, but it is funny how people just assume it's the PT, arguably the most expensive part in the chassis.
     
  11. Blue Strat

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    Most expensive an least likely (as the OT) component to fail.
     
  12. drummer

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    is it plugged in?
    where do i plug it in?
     
  13. stoddad

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    If I am designing a new build and want to sound out ideas for it, is it best to start a new thread? Where is the most appropriate place to do that? Thanks
     
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    No, it's unemployed.
     
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    I strongly advice to put a procedure for discharging caps and some disclamers abouts possible hazard or death in the first post.

    By that I mean that a person who makes a technical question about mods will probably try to do it himself/herself if he/she thinks that can do it alone.

    You know. Just in case...
     
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  16. easyed

    easyed Silver Supporting Member

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    Trouble shooting, DIY.
    Dr. Z has a pretty good video . It's for folks who don't want to use a soldering iron.
    I recommend running through this before asking for tech help
     
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