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Pre Amp Troubleshooting

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Wolf Tyrant, Jun 28, 2005.


  1. Wolf Tyrant

    Wolf Tyrant

    Aug 27, 2004
    I have an ART Tube Channel, about two years old, that just stopped sending signal to the amp. I have checked/swapped all the cables and tested the amp which is working fine as well. The tube drive meter shows signal going in and the VU meter says it's sending signal but there's nothing coming out of the amp. The local shop wants $65 just to open it up but the Chief Financial Officer (wife) has signed off on a new pre. I'm open to suggestions.
     
  2. if it has a tube in it have you considered changing it, it could have taken a bash or become microphonic, or just plain died
     
  3. Wolf Tyrant

    Wolf Tyrant

    Aug 27, 2004
    It has two tubes. How do you tell if one is bad?