ADA Depot Too - A Forum To Support Users of ADA Amplification Gear

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  


Please note "Depot New Registrations Temporarily Suspended" Please see discussions for how to register.

Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: MP1 and Cold Exposure  (Read 2208 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Chip Roberts

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 115
  • Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
    • Chip Roberts Official
MP1 and Cold Exposure
« on: Time Format »

Hey dudes,

As we're approaching the dead of winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, a question came to mind; if one were to leave their MP1 in, say, the back of their car on a below 30 farenheit day, what would be the risks?  I've heard guys say, regarding tubes, that everything will be fine so long as you allow the tubes ample time to warm up once you bring them back inside, but I'm curious as the MP1 is rather old and sensitive.
Rack of Death:
MP1 v1.38/Alesis Midiverb II/Marshall Valvestate 8004

Rack of Back:
MP1 v2.01/ART SGE Mach II/MosValve 1160

Boss TU2, Mooer Pitchbox, Boss BF2, Boss CE5, MXR EVH Phase 90, Behringer HB01 Wah/ART X15 Ultrafoot/

Custom 2X12 with WGS Retro 30/HM75


  • Administrator
  • Superhero Member
  • ******
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 4976
Re: MP1 and Cold Exposure
« Reply #1 on: Time Format »

Well that's only -1 C so it shouldn't be a problem.  Generally you need to let vacuum glass things (tubes, light filaments etc) cool down before putting them in the cold or the glass can crack  :facepalm: .
Studio Rig: MP2/MB1 > Eurorack UB2442FX-Pro > TC M-One XL > Behringer Truths (with Truth Sub) / QUAD ESL 63s
Live Rig: MP2/MB1 > Alesis Quadverb > Alesis Midiverb 4 > Yamaha AM802 > B200s/Carvin TS100/DCM200L > ADA Split Stacks/Mesa P112s


  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 119
Re: MP1 and Cold Exposure
« Reply #2 on: Time Format »

Treat the amp like you would your instrument. Allow it to acclimatize.
Jack of all trades. Master of none.
Gear List: Hell, it changes too fast to keep up with.
Pages: [1]   Go Up