Tube amp dies on stage...

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by DanD, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. DanD

    DanD Member

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    I was playing through my fender pro sonic last night and it just died.
    Put it on standby and let it sit for a while. No noises, smoke, smell, anything like a component had toasted.
    Turn it back on. worked for a minute and slowly died.
    Any suggestions?

    DanD
     
  2. brad347

    brad347 Member

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    did you try changing tubes?

    The reason tubes are removable is because they are the only thing that commonly fails.

    The first place you should look.
     
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    Is it tube rectified or solid state?
     
  4. rockon1

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    Tubes first. This happened to my Peavey ultra recently. One minute fine-the next dead. The V1 had cracked and lost vacuum. Too bad it was a Siemens 12AX7! Bob
     
  5. DanD

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    Replaced tube one. Took care of the problem.
    Thanks for the suggestions.
    DanD
     

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