Tube Amp Repair: 2 – Advanced Diagnostics, Repair and Modifications


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Tube Amp Repair 2 Advanced Diagnostics and Modifications covers all of the information necessary to delve into the world of tube amp repair, modifications and advanced diagnostics techniques from the standpoint of the amp repair professional.

Students who have a grasp of audio electronics fundamentals will gain a deeper understanding of tube electronics and circuits, will learn how to modify tube amps for optimal sound and get the most out of advanced diagnostic tools and equipment.

Pre-requisite: CSGM Tube Amp Repair & Diagnostics I – Fundamentals  or similar experience.

Here is your chance to learn from a master amp technician who is one of the best in the business

Guest Instructor Kye Kennedy brings decades of experience as an amp and stage technician working for an impressive roster of clientele in Nashville, the mid-south and around the globe. His extraordinary amp diagnostics curriculum is well thought out and comprehensive.


  • Fee

    Includes course lecture, demonstrations and Q & A.
    5 hours

  • Instructors

    Kye Kennedy read bio

  • Location

    1240 N. Homan Ave. in Chicago, Illinois 60651   Map

  • Registration

    Register online, in person, or by phone: 773.489.483 . Cash, credit card or a personal check are accepted. Registrations are final and non-refundable. Payment credit is transferable.


Lectures cover tube theory, tube audio circuits, and repair and modification techniques.

Demonstrations cover advanced diagnostic tools, testing and repair techniques and circuit modifications to achieve specific sound characteristics.

Also covered:

  • Setting up the shop workbench.
  • A tool kit for travel and the stage.

Topics include

  • Deep signal flow
  • Tone modifications
  • Pro audio interfacing
  • Schematic diagrams
  • Advanced tools and testing
  • Decibel meter test functions
  • Oscilloscope functions
  • Repair vs. restoration
  • emergency preparedness