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Old 16th February 2007, 03:21 AM   #1
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Default Crate Amp Problem Distortion Vs. Clean

My amplifier sporadically will not switch to the distortion mode even though the indicator light implies that it is.

Also, it sometimes pops out of the distortion mode into the clean.

What could be causing this?

Thanks for your help.

~Matt
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Old 16th February 2007, 05:29 AM   #2
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What is the model # of your Amp?
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Old 24th February 2007, 03:48 PM   #3
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The amp may use relays for switching between the circuits, if so then it might be a disconnected pin at the relay.
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Old 24th February 2007, 06:53 PM   #4
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JFET switches are used not relays.
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