Why is my amp on but not playing?
Wiring problems, from blown fuses to damaged wires, are the most common issues. If you’re using a tube amp with a guitar, replace any bad tubes you find. With some sharp troubleshooting, you can often fix an amp without ever taking it in for service.
Why does my amp turn on but no bass?
Step 1: Make sure that the amplifier is properly plugged in, and the power indicator is on. Step 2: Check if all the inputs to the amplifier are correct and tightly plugged in. Moreover, inspect the RAC cables if they are connected properly. Step 3: Every amplifier has certain voltage requirements.
How do you know if an amp is blown?
How do you diagnose an amplifier? Test the sound by unplugging the sound cables or colored RCA wires. Hissing and crackling are often easy to fix by rearranging the wires or getting complimentary speakers. If the noise doesn’t stop, then you probably have a faulty amp to replace.