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I don't believe I am getting the maximum amount of output from my amp. Nothing near 100 watts of sound. Would it have anything to do with the EQ settings?

Was out jamming the other night, had the amp at 5 and was using an RP500 and still I had someone at the bar tell me I could not be heard. What is up with that?

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Speaker placement, might have to try some different locations or tilt back a little.

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