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    Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    I had a Weber, and the thing sucked -- sockets broke on the first day.

    I just picked up a Dual Bias Tester from Amp-Head that so far it is pretty damn good.


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    Dual BiasTester-MPD Probe from AMP-HEAD

    I am using with an inexpensive CEN-TECH Multimeter ($9.95). AMP-HEAD Bias Tester Multimeter for Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifier - CEN TECH

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    the combination works like magic.

    Really good and inexpensive setup for those of us that prefer to use a bias meter device.

    What are you using?
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    Re: Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    The weber started blowing the fuses on my amps.

    The socket guides broke the first day I got it - but I kept using it. Then it started blowing my amps fuses every time I used it.

    So I ended up getting the Amp-Head meter -- and the thing works flawlessly (so far)





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    I have had good luck with the Weber Quad and I am rough on it. I guess they are redesigning them though due to issues. I do like the all in one of the weber. There is another big name one that looks good, can't remember the name.
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    Re: Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    groove tube single tube tester with a basic volt/ohm meter
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    Re: Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    Quote Originally Posted by AUDIOZONE View Post
    groove tube single tube tester with a basic volt/ohm meter
    Anything but a Weber
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    Re: Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    I like that Groove Tube attachment!

    It's funny, I always thought about buying the Weber. Never got around to it and then they disappeared. I don't feel so bad about not buying one now!
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    Re: Amp Bias testers -- what are you using?

    I had an Amp Head single bias tester short out on me, I threw it in the trash. The cheapo Eurotubes single socket tester works for me, since I already have a good DMM.

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