Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

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Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

Post by JoeDogInKC » Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:59 pm

All,

I picked up a used Stiletto Trident this evening at Guitar Center. Everything (so far) on the amp works fine, except the Output and Solo knobs do nothing at all. I am a complete n00b with Mesa's, as this is my first one. Is this a known issue that's easily resolved? I can always take it back, but I've been looking high and low for a Mesa head that was within my price range. If it's a cheap/easy repair, I'm likely to pass the cost onto Guitar Center since they sold me a broken amp. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

Post by JoeDogInKC » Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:33 am

Just to add a little more info, I've read in the manual that this is normal IF you're using the effects loop and have the switch set to "Loop In". I don't and this is still happening.

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Re: Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

Post by abe » Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:52 pm

Check the tube map and try replacing the preamp tube that drives the loop. One of them is split to drive the loop. Hopefully it is something that simple
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Re: Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

Post by abe » Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:56 pm

I just re-read your post. If you have the switch set to "Loop In", the controls work. If you have it set the opposite, they don't. Check the switch first.
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Re: Need Assistance: Output/Solo knobs don't work

Post by nor » Sun May 18, 2014 2:40 pm

abe wrote:I just re-read your post. If you have the switch set to "Loop In", the controls work. If you have it set the opposite, they don't. Check the switch first.
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