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Weak Output Transformer?

8/25/1997 3:17 AM
anonymous Weak Output Transformer?
I have been working on a Showman B/F head. Replaced all filter caps, capacitors,power resistors, and all tubes. Amp sounds weak-no strong volume or bass in either channel. I was thinking the output transformer is weak. Is this possible?
8/25/1997 7:45 AM
It's possible, but other problems are more likely. Check the B+ voltages and plate voltages to each tube. If none are noticeably low or high, it could be a number of other things. Take a look at the Tube Amp Debugging page at for some more possibilities. Just click on "low power or loses power".

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