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Smoke in the back

I use this amp for my guitar rig, i think i've pushed too much last day and it started to drop some smoke, but when i opened it there wasn't any burnt at first sight and still works... i'm not shure where the smoke could come from. Sorry my english i haven't used it in a while. Any ideas?

p/d: i suspect of a little component that is above the power transistor, but not shure what it is.

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If it still works leave it alone and use it as it is. Smoke usually comes from the emitter resistors of the power transistors if they're pushed too hard. Those resistors are about the only electronic devices that still work after you let the magic smoke out.

Posted on May 08, 2010

Testimonial: "ok. thank you very much, i'll do so trying not to push it that hard. very helpfull ;)"

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