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Repair & Service for Bass Amplifiers.

Sickamps see many more guitar amplifiers than any other form of electronics stage equipment to repair. Naturally, as our name suggests it has become a specialism for us.They are not necessarily more problematic or fail more but they are more popular and are generally multi-functional and often used as bass amps, piano amps and so on.

The most common form of Guitar amp repairs:

-Broken Pots

-Crackling pots

-Damaged jacks

-Hums & Crackles (caused by dry joints, leaking capacitors)
-Blown Elements
-Played too loud and let out some smoke
-Rarely it’s human error – We try to understand how you use the kit and offer suggestions for best results

There are two main technologies we repair in bass amplifiers, solid state, and valve.

Solid State
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The term solid state means no moving parts and all ‘solid’  refers to is the Silicone Transistors and MOSFETS used to amplify and deliver the current to the speaker.

Valve
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Valve amps use electrons travelling through a vacuum to amplify the current.  The blue glow tinge you see on power tubes is plasma and is as close as you can come to seeing electrons moving.

Amps are dangerous inside!!!!

Both amplifiers technologies contain dangerous voltages and users are not recommended to start prodding around inside.  We have had many amps in over the years where a video clip on ‘repairing amps’ is used and often creates many more faults.  For many people their guitar amp is their tool to earning money, and needs to be carefully repaired and looked after. If you are unsure, do not touch it and call us!

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We’re authorised by some of the biggest brands in musical electronics and amplifiers. Please see our extensive list at [link to Brands]

What our Customers Say

  • Communication has been great and Chris just let's you know what's happening... read more

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    Danny
    1 week ago

    Had my amp repaired and back to great condition in such quick... read more

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    Andy
    3 weeks ago

    Sickamps repaired and serviced my ageing Technics 1200. It now sounds great.... read more

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    Matt
    3 weeks ago
  • Great friendly local service. Took my ropey sounding blues Junior in for... read more

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    Craig
    3 weeks ago

    Fantastic serve, Chris again was Brilliant - My ... read more

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    Colin
    1 month ago

    Quick and easy service. The ticket system works really well. No fuss... read more

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    Bradley
    1 month ago
  • Great service, transparent, and great pricing! Thanks Chris for sorting a couple... read more

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    Jonathan
    2 months ago

    Chris is extremely professional and has carried out repairs on 2 old... read more

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    Gavin
    3 months ago

    put my line 6 in for a jack replacement and a custom... read more

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    Kevin
    4 months ago
  • chris is spot on was honest from start to finish was a... read more

    Dan Avatar
    Dan
    5 months ago

    Great experience getting my 50y old Fender Princeton Reverb serviced. Has transformed... read more

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    Christopher
    6 months ago

    Great friendly service. Easy to use Website. Know what they are talking... read more

    Nick Avatar
    Nick
    7 months ago
  • Fantastic service, communication and very well priced.My amps have never sounded this... read more

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    fusionpete333
    8 months ago

    Excellent - Highly recommend

    Simon Avatar
    Simon
    8 months ago

    Professional & knowledgeable service at a great price. Cannot beat the service.... read more

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    Feel
    8 months ago

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