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Ashdown ABM 500 problem revisited...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jason Carota, Mar 16, 2005.

  1. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Previously, I posted this thread dealing with a problem I was having with my ABM 500. To solve the problem, I replaced the preamp tube (EH 12ax7) with a Groove Tubes 12ax7. The problem remained. I found it odd, however, that the EH tube didn't look like it was the cause (it didn't have that milky look to it.) Upon further inspection of the circuitry, I noticed a 250mA fuse behind the 12ax7 that was definitley blown. So I went to the local electronics store, bought some fuses, and replaced the blown one. The problem, however, still exists. Any ideas?