SG101 on the Web

Follow SurfGuitar101 on Twitter

Photo of the Day
Shoutbox

Tqi: Synchro, I managed to squeeze the Axial's in. Still working on how to lay them out next to the pots though.
253 days ago

dragonfly: Being homebound I just downloaded SG101 2014 music and loving it. Hooray for downloads. Thanks to everyone responsible. HBISM retired coordinator 2014 Cool
183 days ago

dragonfly: Thanks whoever posted photo of the day with Dean Dick and yours truly. What an awesome day that was. Love to all the surf community!
180 days ago

DannySnyder: People often say "icy" is the easiest word to spell and looking at it now, I see why.
127 days ago

Emilien03: BAJA SURF STOMP!
111 days ago

Emilien03: https://www....
111 days ago

Tqi: Oy, Fender, Orange. One of you, make a 20W starved-plate valve bass amp. Like an Origin 20 with a big OT.
62 days ago

Remora: New member here saying hello
27 days ago

Clint: Ever try to explain “surf music” to friends? A Day at the Beach Podcast #150 can do this for you. It explains how it got started and ends with today’s modern bands and much more. Please share with those unaware… https://www....
19 days ago

synchro: Hello Remora.
8 days ago

Please login or register to shout.

Current Polls

No polls at this time. Check out our past polls.

Current Contests

No contests at this time. Check out our past contests.

Donations

Help us meet our monthly goal:

67%

67%

Donate Now

SG101 Banner

SurfGuitar101 Forums » Surf Music General Discussion »

Permalink Super Reverb Vibrato not working

New Topic
Page 1 of 1

The vibrato from my super reverb is not working anymore.
I tested different foot switches and no progress.
I changed the tubes and no progress.

I opened up the chassis and I checked the roach for its blinking light.
The light responds to the adjustment of the Speed/Intensity.

I'm not sure what else to check.
Any help will be highly appreciated.

Thanks.

Assuming a working footswitch and a known good tube it may be the resistor section of the roach. They do fail. It is possible to test them with a multi-meter if you are comfortable working on amps.

Otherwise the next most likely things would be one of the capacitors in the tremolo circuit, one of the resistors, the intensity pot, a ground connection or wiring issue.

Any other history on the amp?

Page 1 of 1
Top