Question by  Kate4842 (23)

How do you know if the tubes in your guitar amp are going bad?

My amp is making a static noise, could it be the tubes?


Answer by  worker5661 (131)

if there are any noticeable drops in volume or if they are glowing dimmer than usual, change tubes. using instrument cables insteadof speaker cables to hookup cabs can causestatic.


Answer by  technogeek (6640)

Turn down the volume of your guitar and amp and see it the static exists. If so, then replace the tubes. It is cheaper than replacing the amp.


Answer by  worker261297 (50)

It could be the tubes, or you might have some damaged wiring or you might just have to turn down the gain! I would bring it to a repair shop and have it looked at

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