Fender Frontman 65R Problem

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by works, May 15, 2019.

  1. works

    works NEW MEMBER!

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    Hi to everybody! :)

    Yesterday my amp started acting weird and smelling, i opened it and...
    i found R76, R80 and R82 completely burnt.
    Surrounding 1N4148, tansformer and caps are fine.
    Now i'm trying to desolder & test all the transistors...have you something to suggest to look at?

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Lord_Ingipz

    Lord_Ingipz Tele-Meister

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    Take it to a tech? My hunch is caps or maybe a short?
     
  3. works

    works NEW MEMBER!

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    i'm a technician :)
    As i said, i've already tested caps & everything else beside the transistors
    I was asking if there is a transistor that happens to fail "commonly" on this amp, as happens with others!
     
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