GEAR: speaker weirdness

Walter Potter maxdog-blues-l@comcast.net
Mon Nov 15 17:56:33 EST 2004


Thanks. It was fairly bright.
--
maxdog


> The reason you saw light from the speaker cabinet there is actually a
> light bulb in there. The light bulb (standard automotive type) acts as a
> fuse. The bulb absorbs the overload instead of the speaker. In many ways
> it works better than a fuse, a fuse will just burn open and render the
> cabinet useless, the bulb will stay on and not burn out unless the amp is
> sent completely in to straight current. Saves the speaker and keeps you
> performing until you really mess up.
>
> Take care
>
> Paul Hendricks
> www.vitalsupportband.com
>
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