Introduction

I will show in this Guide how to replace the 12 AX7A Tube in your Tube Art MP easily and without complications.

Loosen the 4 screws sideways the device, using a PH1 Loosen the 4 screws sideways the device, using a PH1
  • Loosen the 4 screws sideways the device, using a PH1

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Use the Smart Wrench to loosen the two In- and Output controllers. Attach the Smart Wrench below the controller. Be careful not to damage the surface. Now you can lift up the top of the device, and the mainboard appears.
  • Use the Smart Wrench to loosen the two In- and Output controllers. Attach the Smart Wrench below the controller.

  • Be careful not to damage the surface.

  • Now you can lift up the top of the device, and the mainboard appears.

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Use the Smart Wrench again to loosen the chinch ports on the backside.
  • Use the Smart Wrench again to loosen the chinch ports on the backside.

  • Attention! Do not lose the washers located at the in- and outside. Two pieces each.

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Loosen the two screws on the mainboard with the PH 1. Now you can completely take out the mainboard. Attention: There are two washers again.
  • Loosen the two screws on the mainboard with the PH 1.

  • Now you can completely take out the mainboard.

  • Attention: There are two washers again.

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Carefully bend the tube to get a better grip. Plug out the tube with a piece of cloth. A Metal Spudger may aid you. Plug in the new tube.
  • Carefully bend the tube to get a better grip.

  • Plug out the tube with a piece of cloth. A Metal Spudger may aid you.

  • Plug in the new tube.

    • Use a cloth to replace the Tube so there are no traces on the Surface

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Finally just reassemble all parts. Be careful to tighten all the screws and ports, otherwise internal vibrations could cause damage to your device. First put the chinch ports in to get the mainboard back  in place.
  • Finally just reassemble all parts.

  • Be careful to tighten all the screws and ports, otherwise internal vibrations could cause damage to your device.

  • First put the chinch ports in to get the mainboard back in place.

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Conclusion

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Only replace the fuse? Is that the only part that usually breaks?

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