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Someone help quick
by EmpireofInsanity on 2013-01-09 22:31:57.0280

So ive had this spider 4 150w amp for about 4 months now, and its starting to make this really awful high pitched noise after a few seconds of play... Its so bad i can hear it over my whole band at practice. I could temporarily fix the noise by banging on the right side of the amp but it makes a really ugly craking noise and its so ghetto... I cant take it to a tech guy kuz my band has two upcoming shows in less than a week. I Have a tube pedal that sorta delays the noise but it still gets there. I also love to play on insane and custom made insane like tones.

Someone please help D:

I could try to reset to factory settings but that cant be my only option..

Re: Someone help quick
by fflbrgst on 2013-01-10 05:39:07.8510

Does it make the sound no matter what preset (or manual setting) tone you use?  Are you sure its not feedback? Have you tried a different guitar and cable?  If you bought it new, its still under warranty and if the problem persists after trying a factory reset, then I would suggest bringing it to a factory service center.

Re: Someone help quick
by EmpireofInsanity on 2013-01-10 17:33:20.2870

Im sure its not feedback i know what that is. And its any preset as long as its loud enough, i factory reset it and the problem is still there

Re: Someone help quick
by EmpireofInsanity on 2013-01-10 17:34:15.3300

I also tried my other guitar and other cable

Re: Someone help quick
by zorman32 on 2013-02-27 18:56:10.6010

You're using a tube pedal, could it be that you may be overloading the input circuitry with too much signal?  I remember reading that note when I first got my spider 4 120, I used a ton of pedals and boosts with a tube amp before I got this one, and found that it's not as 'overdrive friendly' at the input jack at all. 

Dunno, good luck with it though.

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