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Old 01-08-2013, 09:01 AM   #1
scottco86
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Winter Amps

Hey I keep my tube amp out in our spare room and most of the time there is no heat in there so it is quite cold in there....like so cold that i tracked snow in and it didnt melt for a week, anyways, i was wondering if the extreme cold is detrimental or harmful to amps - I know i may have some problems if i bring it inside and it gets condensation on it but i have no room to keep it in my house all the time.
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:06 AM   #2
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You shold be fine, the biggest thing is moving them around when they go from on to extreme cold.(It can break solder joints on the boards in your amp) But I doubt your doing this
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:15 AM   #3
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I think in your situation the standby switch actually becomes important, but I'm not even positive of that. Other than that, and moving it as was said above, I don't see any issues.
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:52 AM   #4
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I keep my Valveking in the garage or in the boot of my car & it's not broken on me yet (had it 6 years). Last year I left it overnight when the outside temperature hit minus 15.
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