Legacy trip

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Ant711UK
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I've posted this at Carvin and for some reason they locked it :?

I have 2 legacy VL100's one has a 6 amp trip the other has a 3 amp trip.
One amp has a blown transformer and it's out of warranty so I bought a new transformer from Carvin. My amp tech fitted the new one and noticed the trip switch was still popping out due to a power supply capacitor fault. He said that once it's fixed I may be better off installing an anti surge slow blow fuse instead of the trip as this may have contributed to the blown transformer.

2 questions:

1. Why does the VL100 come with two different trip ratings, if they changed it, why?

2. Has anybody installed a fuse instead of a trip switch in a VL100 and would it make a difference?

Tony
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