Turning Down the Heat

Ciletti, Eddie
September 2008
Mix;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p98
The article offers information on how to save on the electricity bill and maintain musical equipment longevity. It is said that turning a gear off when not in use will help save the electricity and would keep the instrument safe. A broken gear that is on uptime has a hot spot inside but shouldn't cause first degree burns. A short term cure is to replace the damaged components or find the major heat source and add space above and below to improve ventilation. INSET: Tube Filaments Explained.


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