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What other amp uses the 06b885-20 effects board

I have a crate vtx350h amp head and my effects don,t work. were can i get a 06b885-20 board

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SOURCE: Distortion stoped working on my amp

Hi there. Sounds like the distortion foot switch is stuck. Try a shot of WD-40 where the button goes into the switch and then click it on and off a bunch of times.
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Paul

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: basically i cannot seem to

Norrmally you run the guitar into the pedal and then into the amp. IF you want it behind the built in effects, The look on page 6 of your users manual showing the special cable you will need to do the "insert" of your effects pedal.
If you don't have a manual, download it here:

http://www.crateamps.com/pdf/manuals/FW120H_OM.pdf

Posted on Jan 11, 2011

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SOURCE: Crate GLX-212 combo. cant change DSP. repair??

The last knob on the right should give 16 different effects, are you saying the knob doesn't work at all? Is it turning smoothly? Do you hear any clicks as you turn it? Is anything plugged into the dsp socket on the back where the footswitch would go?

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