Choosing the Right Amp Cases

Choosing the right amp cases is one of the most important parts of owning high-end equipment. Your amplifier is prone to accidents and environmental damage while on the road or in flight. When you choose the right amp cases you can rest assured that your amplifier will get to the gig without incident. There are a lot of different factors that you should consider when you are choosing your amplifier cases. Here are a couple of things to look out for before you make your decision.

Flight Capabilities

If you are taking a flight with your amp case, you want to make sure that it not only meets the FAA regulations, but that it will keep your equipment safe during travel. When you’re looking for the right amp cases for your unit, make sure that it is a regulation flight case. Most hard-shell amp cases will ‘survive’ air travel, but make sure before you spend your money.  These cases should also be able to withstand cabin pressure while in flight so your amp does not get damaged.

Materials

Are you looking for an amp case to take your unit around town or are you looking for a case to take your unit around the country? Whether you are driving down the street or heading across the nation, the case materials can make a big difference. Make sure that your amp case has foam padding on the inside and is lined with carpet. These two materials will keep the amp secure during car travel or on a truck. The outside of the case should be constructed from a high quality hardwood for durability.

Sizing

When you are looking for the right amp cases, you should select one that has customized sizing. Customized sizing ensures that your amp will not move if jostled during your trip. If the amp is rocking back and forth in the case during travel, it could damage the unit or the wiring. Select a company that will offer you customized sizing for your specific model of amp to be sure that it will get to the gig without any impairment.

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