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Problem with Traynor YGM-4 :-(

8/13/2004 8:29 PM
JoeProblem with Traynor YGM-4 :-(
I just bought this amp at the pawnshop, it's a 2xEL84 combo and I tought it was pretty cool. But the sound was horrible. I tought it would only be a tube but finally not. If you play really soft, the sound is steady but if you dig hard, you hear horrible slack fuzz. I am using other speakers, changed all preamp tubes, the EL84's are Sovteks date 1999 so I tought they were ok. One thing I noticed is one of them, the metal casing behind the glass is glowing orange so much it's hot. I switched the tubes and it's still doing it on the same EL84. Is the tube bad or the amp ? Also I changed most of the filter caps.

Joe Schematic right here: -- 8/13/2004 8:42 PM
Enzo Joe, if one of the power tubes is g... -- 8/13/2004 11:35 PM