#1
Hey all....

I've got a Crate VC50 with a single 15 inch speaker. Its got to be at least 8-10 years old.

Anyways.... It fizzled out. I opened it up, all the tubes *seem* to be working, they are all still glowing. The fuse was blown.
After replacing it, it worked fine for a little while.... on both channels.

When I switched to the clean channel, then dimed the volume... the fuse blew out again. Now, I don't know if it blew because I dimed the amp, or if it just blew because it just took that long to blow out.

Anyone have any ideas on where the problem might be?
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#3
This kind of thing is typically caused by a bad tube or by a short in one of your transformers. Could also be a bad filtercap.
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