stupid thing...

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

  1. acexxxoasis


    Apr 12, 2005
    Ok so I changed the pre amp tube in my hartke 5000 and now all that comes out is static no matter which of the 6 12AX7s I put in (even 3 brand new ones) any ideas as to whats up with it?
  2. Kael

    Kael Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Oklahoma City
    Does the SS pre knob also only yeild static?
  3. acexxxoasis


    Apr 12, 2005
    no the SS knob works fine...
  4. billfitzmaurice

    billfitzmaurice Commercial User

    Sep 15, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Owner, Bill Fitzmaurice Loudspeaker Design
    A solder trace might have come loose. Check the tube socket thoroughly.
  5. acexxxoasis


    Apr 12, 2005
    grrr that means I need to take it outta the rack again :(
    I dont wanna do that but how will I be abe to tell?
  6. lowmid


    Feb 2, 2005
    take care, do not touch any capacitors
  7. acexxxoasis


    Apr 12, 2005
    I still havent figured it out I havent been able to check the soldering on the tube socket.
  8. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    If it's not bad solder, you might try-
    Caig DeoxIT D5.
    Use some in your tube socket and pots.