Turning on the power, Power indicator – Fender Roland G-5 VG Stratocaster User Manual

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Turning On the Power

To prevent malfunction and equipment failure, always turn down the volume, and turn off all the

units before making any connections.
Once everything is properly connected, be sure to follow the procedure below to turn on their

power. If you turn on equipment in the wrong order, you risk causing malfunction or equipment


When powering up

Turn on the power to your amp last.

When powering down

Turn off the power to your amp first.


The power will turn on when a plug is inserted in the guitar jack.

* Before turning the unit on/off, always be sure to turn the volume down. Even with the volume turned

down, you might hear some sound when switching the unit on/off. However, this is normal and does not

indicate a malfunction.

* This unit is equipped with a protection circuit. A brief interval (a few seconds) after power up is required

before the unit will operate normally.

Power Indicator

This light is blue when the power is on, and gradually dims as the battery power decreases. The indicator

begins to flash when the battery voltage falls below a set level. Should the voltage drop even further, the

light will go off and use of all modeling modes will cease.
Should this happen, the N mode will still work, so you can continue to play your Strat without the

modeling and tuning features. If you allow the batteries to remain in the unit after depletion, you can

negatively impact the future performance of the alkaline batteries. They can also become a source of


* The time it takes for all functions to stop after the power indicator has begun flashing varies depending

on the battery type and temperature.


Replace the batteries as soon as they are drained and the power indicator is no longer lit.

* Expected battery life under continuous use:

Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries: Approx. 9 hours

Alkaline batteries: Approx. 6 hours

These figures will vary depending on the specifications of the batteries and the actual conditions of