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Vetta I questions.
by xzvxb on 2012-02-18 01:20:19.7690

Hey guys,

        I just was lucky enough to recieve an old Vetta I combo model for free -- fbx board included. There's only one problem -- the head doesn't the work. The cabinet allegedly works fine, and I just tested the wonderous FBX board on my Spider, (which takes up triple the amount of space of my FBV, haha), which also works. I guess none of that matters if I don't have the head in operation. I', not sure what's wrong with it, or if there is at all any chance of revival. Apparently, when it died, the guy was using it in his house and circuit blew, then the amp wouldn't turn back on. He said he never did anything with after then. Is it possible that it's something as simple as a blown fuse? I mean, I'm looking at this head, and I have absolutely no idea what the hell is going on in that wasteland of electronics. So many damn wires. For all I know, the whole thing could be fried, (which I'm hoping is not the situation). I'm hoping I can get this thing in operation again. Does anyone have any tips/knowledge/ideas on what I could do to look for or tell if there's anything going on with it? Were there any common problems or anything like that?

Thanks a lot!

Here'a a picture of the isolated head.

Re: Vetta I questions.
by jvblack on 2012-02-18 04:02:50.5210

There's a link to the vetta service manual in this thread:">">

I understand that parts are getting really hard to get.  I hope it works out for you.

Good luck,


Re: Vetta I questions.
by xzvxb on 2012-02-18 11:48:50.7890

Thanks, man. I'll look into it!

Re: Vetta I questions.
by DickFoster on 2012-02-23 16:54:26.5770

Wonderful and thank you. Now if my amp ever does break, I have a better than even chance of repairing it.

Re: Vetta I questions.
by DickFoster on 2012-03-02 11:59:39.1930

BTW, For those with the knowledge and capability and want to accomplish their own repairs, an excellent online source for many electronic components is There are many sources out there but Digikey does take credit cards, accept small orders and are a good source for most common electronic components in addition to some of the more esoteric or specialized parts.

The information above may not be current, and you should direct questions to the current forum or review the manual.