#1
Got a used Bugera 333xl with very very limited use on the tubes a little over a month ago. Just over the last two days I cannot get any sound from the amp on any channel. The power comes on and everything but, nothing happens. It's my first tube amp so I don't know if it is the tubes going bad or what. None of them seem to light up or glow when the power is on so I would think that something is happening before the tubes and they aren't receiving power, but again I don't now how it all works.

Also, I know about the typical Bugera malfunction that seemed fairly common. Could it possibly be this? How much to fix it if it is?

Thanks for the help.
#2
Do you know how old the amp or the tubes are?
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#4
Hmm, it might be that problem Bugera had in the beginning. Not sure thou.
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#5
Are you sure none of the heater filaments are glowing? Not even the pre-amp tubes? Have you checked your fuses?
#6
The early bugeras of 08 and before has reliability issues. But they're very very easy to fix. Sadly, I can't remember who had the guides to do so, but you can ask in the bugera militia thread.

EDIT: http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/BeerChurch/blog/58789/ There's the guide. Just open the baby up and look for any clips that might look loose. In mine, there was a bit of crackling in the sound. I fixed it by pressing the clip down firmly. Never any issues since.
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#8
Seems to fit the bill to my problem. Is this something the local shop around here could fix for me pretty quickly? I have no experience taking this kinda stuff apart and I'm sure I'd break something lol.
#9
you could really bring the amp to any TV/electronic repair shop and one of the techs could fix that in about 10 mins. sounds like the lead wire/clip coming from the OT to PCB fried. easy 10 min fix. you could actually do it yourself if you are handy with a soldering iron or ahave someone you know do..or like said take it to a repair shop
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