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Crate RFX65 solid state guitar amp has power but no sound

I had my amp turned up fairly loud on the clean channel with a coupleof pedals running into it. And I started to notice a very distinctpopping sound every time I plucked the strings. Then all of the suddenmy amp just stopped producing sound. At first I thought maybe I knockeda jack loose or something, but after powering of my amp reconnectingall plugs I still get no sound. The only things that are audible is thesound of the jack being plugged into the amp, and the hum of thespeaker itself. I unplugged my guitar and all of my pedals and triedthem in another amp and everything works fine.
Any help would be much appreciated.

...And thanks in advance.

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Sounds like you blew an output transistor < take your amp to a electronics repair shop, diagnosis is usually free....and ask them to call you with an estimate before repair because it might be cheaper to buy a new amp...because from here i cant tell how many you have or need to replace...

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Sounds like the amp has developed a problem. If you had it LOUD then you may have popped a speaker or an output stage. You say it still makes the plugging in noise, what happens when you touch the end of the jack lead whilst plugged into the amp. do you get a burst of clean hum?

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