Power Amp Damage??? Help Please.

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  1. bilbal

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    I sat down to jam a little this afternoon and noticed my rig sounded weird. It was necessarily bad sounding just something was weird. After awhile I realized that only the left side of my Marshall cab was working. I went through my entire rig and found that one of the inputs to my effects processor was not in all the way thus producing a very faint sound. Is it possible that I could have damaged anything this way? I know that using an amp without a load on it is bad but how about if the input is bad (low) but the amp is still working just as hard? It may be a dumb question - I really don't know.

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  2. doc

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    You should be fine. That side of your amp was just sitting there waiting patiently for some signal to process, no harm done.
     
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    +1 on that! :agree

    Mike
     
  4. donnyjaguar

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    That amp' is whipped. I'll do you a favor and take it off your hands for nothing. You pay shipping to my house. :) ;) :p
     
  5. bilbal

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    That sounds like the only logical thing to do. Go sit in front of the house and wait on Big Brown - it should be there any day. :p :)
     
  6. bilbal

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    Thanks guys. I kinda figured I was alright but you never know with all this temperamental gear these days.
     
  7. donnyjaguar

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    Here's my shipping address:

    Ima Reil Opporunisticsonofabiach
    123 Bandido Street
    Rookery, OH
     
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