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No sound coming out of speakers when turned on

I have a older model, at least mid 70's or older, Peavey Vintage tube amp, with 4 6L6'tubes, and six 10 inch speakers. My problem is that I don't get any sound at all when I turn it on. When turned on, the red light comes on and stays on. When I flip the standby switch on,red light still stays on but no sound what so ever comes out of speakers, with or without a guitar plugged in. The speakers a fine as I've plugged them into another amp. I've tested the tubes and they are all fine according to the tube tester. And visually, nothing looks burnt or any wires damaged. Any ideas or suggestions?

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If you get absolutely no sound, not even a pop when changing the standby switch, this probably means the rectifier OR the switch has failed. The red light just means power is getting to the power transformer... probably fuse is OK.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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