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There is a short somewhere, check your wiring and solder points.

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https://www.amprepairparts.com/schematics.htm

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

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1. Sounds like it's the input jack., but it could be the volume knob. Have you tried turning Gain1 and Gain 2 or the Clean Channel volume? Try them first when you're plugged in to the jack on the left , then when you're plugged in the back. If none of these work, it's most likely the preamp. 2. Even if the preamp is shot, there's a quick fix - get a guitar preamp or an effects pedal - they have volume and tone controls. 3. Finally - many pros just plug into the aux jack(on the rear panel) and control the volume and tone through their instruments. Hope one of these works. Good Luck.

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Contact the Crate Service Department at 1-800-738-7563 or 314-569-0141 (8:30am-5:00pm central time, Monday-Friday) to order any parts and/or schematics.

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

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

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Web page with schematics and requests:

http://music-electronics-forum.com/t26486/

http://music-electronics-forum.com/attachments/15279d1315547654-crate-vc6112.pdf

http://music-electronics-forum.com/t16609/

http://music-electronics-forum.com/attachments/7268d1260872380-crate_vc6112_271pwa_5.pdf

http://music-electronics-forum.com/attachments/7269d1260872394-crate_vc6112_271sch_5.pdf




http://music-electronics-forum.com/sitemap/f-60.html




User guide at link below from 1998 has mailing address in St. Louis.


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Crate VC 6112 Owner Manual

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If sure that power is reaching and getting into unit, then confirm that a signal is also reaching unit. If both are positive, then your gear is FUBAR if signal is going into correct input.

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Looks like Q24 changes the gain at IC4-A from low with no input jack to normal gain with a jack inserted. Since this appears to be a guitar amp that expects a floating input plug any connection at the input to say, a mixer etc may cause a re-grounding via that equipment's circuits, thus negating the auto mute...... eggs & suck :-) If using a moving coil meter it could upset things.... an interesting fault! Sorry I can't be more help - Good luck!

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make sure it's unpluged! then take out the chassis, and look for it on the circuit board. I don't think that one has one.

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They look to be 1/4" stereo male to male jacks (known also as TRS). I don't know where you are but they are easily available.

You need a pair of them at the length you need.

e.g. SHORT 1m 6 35mm Stereo TRS Jack Plug to Guitar 1 4 Jack Male Musical...

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The easiest way would be to contact Crate customer service, or Guitar Center, or Musician's Friend, or Ebay.Here are the links-
http://www.crateamps.com/support/index.php

Guitar Center Music Instruments Accessories and Equipment


Musician Friend Musical Instruments Store

eBayeBay

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The fuse rating should be printed on the panet right by the fuse holder. If there's still a question about values, you're best bet is to contact Crate customer service.
Here's the link-
http://www.crateamps.com/support
However, if you're meaning that you keep blowing fuses and therefor think you're instaslling the wrong value, you may have a short in the amp that's casuseing the fuses to blow. In that case, it needs to go to the shop. If you're not a tech, don't poke around inside it. You can make the problem worse, or even get a nasty shock.

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