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In short, you don't! There is no battery in the Fender Strat.

If you are not getting output, you have a failure. FIRST check the cable by using a different cable.

There is internal wiring and the pickups, switches and volume/tone controls that can fail, however the jack is always the first suspect.

Fender& Standard... | Answered 2 days ago


I'm an engineer, not a musician. The device is a frequency meter set up to display the musical note input to it. If you pluck a C flat and it shows an A you need to tune your instrument till it shows a C flat. You will have to refer to the manual for operation and modes.

Fender Music | Answered on Dec 04, 2019


modding the reverb takes some electronics experience...if you know where the reverb circuit is. all you can really do is change the input caps that make the tone bright or dull... larger uf for dull... lower cap values for bright... it's in the signal circuits... dont mess with power caps. The schematic shows op amp into the tank and out of the tank to another op amp...Output of the tank to opamp.. Id double that input cap ( 330 pf ) to see if you get more response into the opamp... then look at the circuit C17-C18/R33-R34 894cf4a0-46f7-4f21-9667-be620f05b31d.png

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/lisa_52daba487e5b4d53

Fender R) Hot... | Answered on Nov 06, 2019


yes check the fuse . there is generally a fuse for power switch and that sounds like what your having trouble with. hope that helps you out.

Fender Music | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


Probably a bad transformer? Do you have power on the secondary side? Power in is one thing power out is another, hope this helps?

Fender Frontman... | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


Does it still have a hum/buzz when NOTHING is plugged into the INPUT? If so, you MAY have a tub going bad. If the noise is only there when you have your guitar/effects, etc. plugged in, then the problem is the guitar grounding or effects faulty...
FIRST: When the amp is "cool", UNPLUG THE AMP POWER CORD FROM THE WALL! ! ! ! Then CAREFULLY remove and reseat the tubes one at a time. Be sure to insert back into the socket correctly. You MAY just have a bit of corrosion on the tube "pins"....

SECOND:Don't plug anything into the amp, turn on and warm up. GENTLY tap one tube at a time with a WOODEN pencil. DO NOT USE anything metallic (like a screwdriver....) and be VERY gentle. If the noise increases or decreases, you probably have a tube going bad...

That's all I have. If this doesn't cure the issue, best take it to a repair shop . . . .

Fender Music | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


Here is a test you can do at home for the sound. Test out the speaker. To do this you will need two alligator clips with wire about ft. long. Remove the speaker wire clips under the speaker magnet and attach the alligator clips . Take a C size battery and touch both ends of the battery. You should here a scratching sound . If you do you know your speaker is OK. Then you have a problem that needs a Technician. A good music shop should be able to give you a idea of the repair cost. Don't go to a big music change, find a small full service shop that deals with Fender. I don't think this will cost a lot. Fenders play for years, Its truly worth the bench fee. Good luck DFD , please rate me thanks

Fender Hot Rod... | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


While it is possible (probable) it is caused by the AC mains modulating the output due to a power supply fault, it could be caused by inadvertently creating a hum loop due to poor grounding - check out the link below...

https://www.google.com/search?q=hum+loop+audio&rlz=1C1CAFB_enGB673GB676&oq=hum+loop&aqs=chrome.4.69i57j0l5.8500j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Fender Music | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


first checkout your cable
if you still have problem , change you pickup

Fender Music | Answered on Sep 27, 2019


Try changing out the Pico fuse. Only 50cents from online West Florida Components. Buy a few. Mine went out twice. It is Item # F021. It is a .5amp (500 mA)fuse-green and looks like a resistor. Location on the circuit board is near the transformer and on back edge or board behind the 2 brown wires connecting to the board and to the side of the 4 diodes there. I left the bad fuse in place and soldered the new fuse to it's legs-a lot easier and does not damage the PCB.

Fender G-DEC... | Answered on Sep 20, 2019


bring to a music shop fixya doesnt do appraisals

Fender Music | Answered on Jul 01, 2019


This guitar is from the U.S. Vintage Series
made at the Corona Plant (Fender), USA
in the Year(s): Cannot be determined from serial number,
however you can consult this chart showing the
corelation between serial numbers and dates found on the neck
Fender MIA RI Serial Number vs. Neck Date (Note the earliest I'm seeing is mid 80s)

Fender Music | Answered on Jun 12, 2019


The Fender Hot Rod Deluxe has been around since 1996

Fender Music | Answered on Apr 06, 2019


You have to get the volume pot cleaned and lubricated. If not a quick replacement should do.

Fender Music | Answered on Feb 11, 2019


Request the diagram directly from Fender.

Fender Rumble... | Answered on Feb 09, 2019


You could buy a Lehle switch, or simply use one on each separately. If you are using a multieffect unit you could make a Y cable to take the output to both amps but that will not allow you to select the drive channel - you still need the Fender footswitch for that, one for each amp. Lehle is a German company and they make a lot of different footswitch combinations but you will pay for the convenience.


I recommend the Fender single button footswitch for this use - Type: Footswitch
  • Number of Footswitch Buttons: 1
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 0994052000
  • It's about $35.00 each, compared to the Lehle which starts at $200. Just put the two side by side and make a metal bar to attach to the two switches - then you have a single bar to activate both drive channels at the same time. I recommend using aluminum bar stock with holes drilled into it for the switches, or find a C channel aluminum bar that will put the footswitch buttons in the channel. You can also make it one inch overhang past both switch bodies and then use bolts to keep the bar in place. If I was doing this I would mount the footswitches on a board and secure the bar to be on top of the footswitches, using coil springs to maintain the bar's alignment vertically at the end bolts.
  • Fender Music | Answered on Jan 18, 2019

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