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Re: PEAVEY GUITAR AMP RENOWM 400
What type of noise is it making? If it sounds like a load hum, you may have a 60 cycle hum issue. This is caused by a capacitor not filtering out the 60 cycle ripple on the DC voltage supplied by the power supply. If you have this problem I would suggest measuring the power supply with a DC voltmeter first and writing this measurement down. Then I would suggest you plugging the amp into an isolation transformer and taking an oscilloscope (plugged into the wall)and measuring the DC voltage while the oscilloscope is set to AC if you see an AC ripple voltage higher then .1mv you have a bad filter capacitor or a bad voltage regulator.
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You can not only play it on electric guitar setting, you can play it LOUD. Its all about what YOU do and what YOU like. Dont accept it when somebody tells you that the music you're playing doesnt sound good to them. ITS YOUR MUSIC !
Do whatever you want. And NO it wont hurt guitar or amp. Rock on or whatever it is you do.
Hi. My name is Danielle and I have a peavey rockmaster GT-5 guitar mini amp, and it can work with/without the cable. I lost the cable and I didn't need to worry because the amp still worked as long as it had good batteries. But, after about 4 months of no use of it, I put in a brand new battery and the light wouldn't turn on. I looked all over the amp to see if something was missing but I found nothing. I'm really not sure what to do because this is a very good amp and I'd hate to throw it away. Can anyone Help Me?
PLUG YOUR LEAD INTO AMP TURN UP JUST A LITTLE SEE IF IT BUZZES WHEN YOU TOUCH THE END OF YOUR CABLE.IF IT BUZZES THEN THE FAULT IS IN YOUR GUITAR MOST LIKELY THE ACTIVE WIRE HAS COME OFF THE INTERNAL GUITAR PLUG.
If you switch on the amplifier, do you hear nothing at all?
Or do you hear low level noise or hum out of the speaker? Don't know if you're technician.
If the tubes are glowing, you can measure the high voltage.
Check also fuse 3 and 4, thats the neg. voltage -27V and -14V.
Hello all you have to do is turn your master volume down to just barley on then turn your pre amp volume somwhere about 2:oclock depending on how much distortion you want ajust your volume on your guitar a little past halfway to give yourself some headroom in case you need to turn up some while you are playing! just think of it as your guitar is your first pre-amp then your amp is second preamp in line ,that is your over drive ,then the master volume is how loud you want the overall volume i hope this help's ya!