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previous: Greg I have had this problem for a while... -- 8/14/2000 7:04 PM View Thread

Re: My bass amp keeps cutting out!!!

8/14/2000 10:10 PM
Bob P
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Re: My bass amp keeps cutting out!!!
Could be a broken or loose solder joint. I see it all the time. Something heats up and expands and contact is broken, cools down and reconnects, then heats up, cools down, etc. Could be a bad guitar cable or input or output jack. Does it happen when plugged into a different speaker?  
 
Also some solid state components have built in thermal protection circuits. Check current draw on these components.  
 
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