Crate Music - Answered Questions & Fixed Issues


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Crate Music | Answered 3 days ago | 11 views


Request from Crate

Crate Music | Answered on Nov 01, 2020 | 17 views


bad output transistors.

Crate Music | Answered on Aug 21, 2019 | 153 views


Reverb spring end broke. you can bend a new loop with pliers. There is a post sticking up in side the metal case that hooks around the end(s)

Crate FlexWave... | Answered on Aug 21, 2019 | 130 views


Clean the volume and tone pots with de-oxit cleaner

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019 | 159 views


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

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019 | 171 views


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

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019 | 143 views


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 | 179 views


Its a TRS to TRS cable (stereo connectors)

Crate Cfs3 | Answered on May 02, 2019 | 456 views


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

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

Crate Music | Answered on May 02, 2019 | 307 views


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

Crate Music | Answered on May 01, 2019 | 163 views


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.

Crate Music | Answered on Mar 03, 2019 | 665 views


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.

Crate Music | Answered on Dec 26, 2018 | 167 views


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.

Crate Music | Answered on Aug 05, 2018 | 139 views


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

Crate Music | Answered on Feb 21, 2018 | 286 views


Guitar center used gear
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reverb.com
sweet water.com
craigslist

Crate Music | Answered on Feb 08, 2018 | 51 views


listed on ebay for $9.95 plus $4.99 shipping.

Crate Music | Answered on Feb 05, 2018 | 66 views


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!

Crate Music | Answered on Apr 10, 2017 | 124 views

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