#1
Hi all. I was playing on my Valveking head, I switched it off to look up settings and dial them in. I then tried to switch it on again, but it wouldn't turn on. Does anyone have any idea about what's happened? I'm worried
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#2
run through what you've checked so far. cables, power supply etc.

otherwise the next 10 posts will ask if a cab was attached...
#3
Quote by gregs1020
run through what you've checked so far. cables, power supply etc.

otherwise the next 10 posts will ask if a cab was attached...

Cab was attached, power supply was fine, the cable between the head and the cab was plugged in at both ends.
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#4
try another cable??
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#5
Quote by red.guitar
try another cable??

- If you mean the cab cable, I can't as I don't have any other cables for that.
- If you mean Guitar cable, that isn't the problem as it works fine with my other amp, and the Valveking won't switch on at all in the first place.
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#6
so you did check the power and all cables by physically making sure they didn't somehow come a little loose when you flipped the switches?

you aren't just looking at them, right?

if everything is good there, then possibly there was just a surge when you flipped it back on and it popped the fuse.

so what's going on now? do you get any lights and no sound? do the tubes light up when it's in standby etc?
#7
Quote by gregs1020
so you did check the power and all cables by physically making sure they didn't somehow come a little loose when you flipped the switches?

you aren't just looking at them, right?

if everything is good there, then possibly there was just a surge when you flipped it back on and it popped the fuse.

so what's going on now? do you get any lights and no sound? do the tubes light up when it's in standby etc?

Yes, I physically checked.
Right.
There's no light or sound.
Quote by treborillusion
Low end Epiphone = fire wood.

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#8
Does your amp have a power "light", showing you it's on? If it's on, and you get no sound...it's a tube or tubes.

If you get no light at all, most likely it's the main fuse. If it's not either one of those, you have a bad component like a transformer or something.
#9
Quote by saint_berzerker
Does your amp have a power "light", showing you it's on? If it's on, and you get no sound...it's a tube or tubes.

If you get no light at all, most likely it's the main fuse. If it's not either one of those, you have a bad component like a transformer or something.

There is a power light. And no, it does not work.
I'll try with a new fuse and see what happens afterwards.
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#10
Quote by Boonnoo666
There is a power light. And no, it does not work.
I'll try with a new fuse and see what happens afterwards.


Main fuse sounds bad. If it is popped and pops again you are probably looking at power tubes.
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#11
Quote by R45VT
Main fuse sounds bad. If it is popped and pops again you are probably looking at power tubes.

The fuse is fine >.<
Will I need to take it to a tech? D:
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#13
Quote by ExDementia
I'm sure you already checked, but have you tried it on a different outlet? Or plugged something else into the one that your amp is plugged into to make sure it's good?

Yes, I have. No change. :/
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#14
Have you checked the fuse in your mains power cable?

EDIT: failing that its most likely an internal fuse (the VK has 3 of them) its F203 you're looking for specifically, should be a T3A, and if it blows a second one, the power tubes are at fault

EDIT 2: The VK isn't self draining so will contain lethal voltages even while off, so don't touch anything but the fuses.
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Last edited by GABarrie at Apr 23, 2013,
#15
Quote by GABarrie
Have you checked the fuse in your mains power cable?

EDIT: failing that its most likely an internal fuse (the VK has 3 of them) its F203 you're looking for specifically, should be a T3A, and if it blows a second one, the power tubes are at fault

EDIT 2: The VK isn't self draining so will contain lethal voltages even while off, so don't touch anything but the fuses.

Yes, I have.
It's very risky, I'll probably have it done by a tech.
Quote by treborillusion
Low end Epiphone = fire wood.

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