20 Most Recent Crate Cfs3 Questions & Answers

Its a TRS to TRS cable (stereo connectors)

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on May 02, 2019

may not be compatible with win 10 or if you just upgraded and not installed from a disc, the upgrade may be the problem

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on Mar 30, 2016

My mate's crate uses two stereo jack leads similar to 6.35mm guitar leads but stereo. You can buy them anywhere.

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on Jul 06, 2012

Most of these have screws on the bottom... OFTEN they are "hidden" under labels or the rubber feet. For plastic cases often there are snap tabs as well.

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on May 08, 2011

I don't know how you know the tubes are good... It is possible they are microphonic... try tapping them with a pencil (only need to worry about the smaller ones).
Beyond this look for cracked circuit board or bad solder... especially near the control pot leads. This is a common problem. Look for cracks near the booard mounting points.

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on Dec 24, 2010

I could not find a manual for the footswitch... USUALLY the details are covered in the amp manual it is connected to... and the only issue is if the particular footswitch is compatible with a particular amp.

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on Sep 06, 2010

Request from Crate

Crate Music | Answered on Nov 01, 2020

bad output transistors.

Crate Music | Answered on Aug 21, 2019

Clean the volume and tone pots with de-oxit cleaner

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019

Try with a on/off footswitch Wrong cable, or bad PCB connection switch on main tone board.

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019

SLM sold the company years ago to Loud audio. Its only supported online now. Loudaudio.com

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019

Power supply capacitors failed. This is a common problem with 1990's crates, also the power on "POP".

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019


Use the GX-65, its the same preamp shopwn just with 2 power amp sections

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019

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