It’s an all too common sight, and a devastating one: the guitar amp that has been pushed past its limits. Such is the nature of amplifiers, they’re designed to push your music to the limit, but when they do, it can be a very costly mistake.
Here at Guitar Center we want you to protect your valuable equipment and get as much use out of it as possible. With that in mind, we’ve put together this quick guide on amps going into Protect mode so you know how to avoid it happening again.
Plug your amp in to an outlet, preferably not a surge protector or power strip. Doing so will ensure that the issue isn’t caused by electrical problems with your home’s wiring. Try adjusting one of the volume controls on the back panel instead of turning up all three at once. This can help avoid putting too much strain on any single circuit and reduce overheating for longer periods of time.
If this doesn’t work, continue reading for more tips! Amp goes into Protect mode when volume is turned up: It’s an all too common sight, and a devastating one: The guitar amp that has been pushed past its limits. Such is the nature of amplifiers – they’re designed to push your music.