Well, how long have I had my ST70 now, 3 years? No problems at all. But tonight I had an impulse to play an old Led Zeppelin record from my youth. 3 bars or so in I decide it's better left to the memory banks. Couldn't stand to listen to it.
Down went the volume, off came the needle, but then a crackle, and the ST70 goes cold. I thought it was the rectifier, so replaced it with a spare Ruby, and nothing. The fuse. Must be the fuse.
Sure enough, the glass is scorched, and the fine coil of wire that wraps around . . . something. A thick piece wire, it looks like. Well it's broken.
So, I take it the fuse is burned out then.
I have no idea why this happened. Lights didn't flicker like there was a power surge or anything. Shall I just replace it and see what happens?
Any advice is appreciated.