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Perfect ten bass amp, guitar

Bought this amp second hand last week,(thanks to the nice guy) when i play my bass through it, it sound very slightly blown, as if ive got somekind of fx pedal on.The notes arent clear or crisp.
It does this wether its played loud or quiet,which makes me think its not blown and its something in the amp which is easily fixed. thanks for any help.

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Can you use headphones? if so do they sound normal. probably have bad filter caps. 2200uf caps big ones, go bad and lose their capacitance and cant process the low end notes, sounds like a motorboat or ******* out. speaker may have issues as well. get the caps from mouser.com and careful of stored voltage on the capacitors it is deadly....... those caps are less than 2 bucks each.

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