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Crate SS amp problem...?

6/22/2004 11:31 AM
Crate SS amp problem...?
Crate GX212...I'm wondering if it's worth fixing.  
Very low output. Low and distorted, even in the clean channel. Red LED indicating OD channel on doesn't light, but the switch works. Reverb doesn't work, either. Speakers check out ok.  
At first glance, all wiring is correct and board components all look ok. Any suggestions on where to start testing and/or looking closer...?  
Thanks for your help.  

Enzo Isolate the problem. It is either ... -- 6/22/2004 5:29 PM
Enzo OK, it is the preamp. Now make sur... -- 6/22/2004 11:16 PM