DX-112/212 Digital Guitar Amplifier
Important Safeguards and Precautions
All Crate products are designed for continuous safe operation, as long as common sense is used and steps
are taken to help avoid certain problems. Abiding by the following rules can help prevent damage to your
amplifier, yourself and others.
The amplifier is equipped with a three-pronged AC power cord. To reduce the risk of electrical shock,
NEVER remove or otherwise attempt to defeat the ground pin of the power cord.
Connect the amplifier ONLY to a properly grounded AC outlet of the proper voltage for your pre-
Avoid sudden temperature extremes, rain and moisture. Also, avoid sudden and intense impact. (If the
amplifier has been subjected to any of the preceding abuses, have it looked at by an authorized ser-
Unplug the amplifier before cleaning it. NEVER spray liquid cleaners onto the preamp. Wipe it with a
slightly dampened, lint-free cloth to remove dirt and film.
Don’t use the amplifier if it has sustained damage to the chassis, controls, or power cord. Refer the
unit to an authorized service center for inspection.
NOTE: Amplifiers capable of producing high volume levels are also capable of inflicting permanent
hearing loss or damage, if the exposure to such levels is prolonged. Such damage is progressive and
irreversible! Caution is advised and ear protection is recommended when playing at extreme-
ly loud levels.
The chart below shows the U.S. Government Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
regulations which were in effect at the time of this publication for permissible noise exposure, per
29CRF1910, Table G-16.
SOUND LEVEL dBA
DURATION PER DAY
SOUND LEVEL dBA
DURATION PER DAY
1/4 or less
According to OSHA, any exposure in excess of those listed above could result in some hearing loss.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
NE PAS OUVRIR
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER.
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
ATTENTION: POUR REDUIRE D'ELECTROCUTION NE PAS
ENLEVER LE COUVERCLE. AUCUNE PIECE INTERNE N'EST REPRABLE
PAR L'UTILISATEUR. POUR TOUTE REPARATION, S'ADRESSER A UN
VORSICHT: ZUR MINIMIERUNG ELEKTRISCHER SCHLAGGEFAHR NICHT
DEN DECKEL ABENHMEN. INTERNE TEILE KONNEN NICHT VOM
BENUTZER GEWARTET WERDEN. DIE WARTUNG IS QUALIFIZIERTEM
WARTUNGSPERSONAL ZU UBERLASSEN.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
THIS EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND ENGINEERED TO PROVIDE SAFE AND RELIABLE OPERATION. IN ORDER TO PROLONG THE LIFE
OF THE UNIT AND PREVENT ACCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR INJURY, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE PRECAUTIONARY GUIDELINES:
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT OPEN CHASSIS; DO NOT DEFEAT OR REMOVE THE GROUND PIN OF THE
POWER CORD; CONNECT ONLY TO A PROPERLY GROUNDED AC POWER OUTLET.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION: NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
CAUTION: OUR AMPLIFIERS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HIGH SOUND PRESSURE LEVELS. CONTINUED EXPOSURE TO HIGH SOUND
PRESSURE LEVELS CAN CAUSE PERMANENT HEARING IMPAIRMENT OR LOSS. USER CAUTION IS ADVISED AND EAR PROTECTION IS REC-
OMMENDED IF UNIT IS OPERATED AT HIGH VOLUME.
"DANGER HAUTE TENSION"
"IT IS NECESSARY FOR THE USER TO REFER TO THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL"
"REFERREZ-VOUS AU MANUAL D'UTILISATION"
"UNBEDINGT IN DER BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG NACHSCHLAGEN"