#1
Ello

i have owned my sg g400 (i think it's the g400 anyway) for nearly 2 years, and a few weeks ago i picked it up, plugged it in to the amp and fx pedel, and the sound comes out clean, i have tried using 3 different fx pedels, and it still comes out clean, and i need it really for the band.

any suggestions?
#2
Sound always comes out of the guitar clean...
Your pedals and Amp make the distortion / overdrive.

If the sound comes out at all, the problem lies NOT in the guitar. But in the pedals/amp.
Check pedal batteries (or other power supply you use)...

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#4
Quote by jonmo1

If the sound comes out at all, the problem lies NOT in the guitar. But in the pedals/amp.
Check pedal batteries (or other power supply you use)...


Agreed. If that ends up not working, then a wire would have shorted out in a pedal. Try doing it to just the amp. That always will help out to find the problem.
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#5
sometimes a damaged cable can cause only a week clean tone to come through
especially with very cheap cables this is common
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#6
thanks for the replies

i have tried everything that you have suggested and still to no avail.

i have tried using my mates amp aswell as mine (no fx pedal) and still nothing.

also tried a few different cables

it's really starting to bug me
#7
Quote by pataldo
Turn the volume up on your guitar.



no offence

common sence
#8
Quote by Breckoo
no offence

common sence


It was definately worth mentioning...

You'd be surprised how often the simplest thing is the resolution to a seemingly complex problem.

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#9
Make sure you're plugging in the cables correctly... i.e. input/output etc.
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#10
Quote by Breckoo
no offence

common sence

common sense tells you that common sense is wrote common sense.

But seriously, i had the issue once and noticed that my cable was broken.
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#11
Quote by Dawnwalker
common sense tells you that common sense is wrote common sense.

But seriously, i had the issue once and noticed that my cable was broken.



fair enough, i'm not here for banter, so i apoligise.

i just can't seem to find the problem, i think i'll tak it down to soundpad tommorow, see if they can identify the prblem
#12
well, the guitr shop don't even know what was wrong with it, they kept it in for the whole day aswell

this is really pissing me off now :@
#13
unscrew the input jack and make sure the wires are connected properly and the metal plate thing is bent enough to touch the cable when its plugged in(this happen to me a couple times)
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#15
Quote by azn_guitarist25
The guitar is completely stock like it came out of the factory?



everything other than strings. this problem just randomly happened.

i have unscrwed the input jack, cannot see any prolems, had a bit of a play around with it, no difference :/

was hoping to sell this guitar aswell.
#16
Turn all knobs on the guitar up to max. I had that problem once, and it was the volume knob turned down, my brother still laughs at me for that : p
#17
Quote by Mixedpotatoes
Turn all knobs on the guitar up to max. I had that problem once, and it was the volume knob turned down, my brother still laughs at me for that : p



someone already suggested that..

and dw, it's always the thing i do first anyway

you have to have it on max :p