RiverCity Rock Star Academy is home to an exceptional instrument and electronics repair shop. RiverCity’s amp/electronics repair and service team is led by Kyle Gray who is a practicing electronics engineer with over 10 years of experience.
Our pro shop can provide all your amp, PA, and other electronics repair needs. Whether you want to modify an amp or diagnose a problem with your vintage gear, we’ve got you covered. Services are available for both vacuum tube and solid state amplifier gear. Our customers can expect quick turn-around with exceptional attention to detail.
Tube Replacement and Biasing
Most guitar amp tubes should be replaced every 5 to 10 years for optimal performance. We can take the guesswork out of this task by ordering the right tubes, installing them, and resetting the bias to ensure the maximum lifespan for you new set.
Power Capacitor Replacement
It’s unavoidable. Power capacitors dry up and eventually stop working. If your amp is over 10 years old and just started blowing fuses, there’s a good chance this is the problem. We can order replacements and get your amp back in working order.Contact cleaning
Speakers affect your tone more than you might realize. Let us help you pick out a replacement with the right size and power handling specs so you can start gettinng the most out of your rig.
Do you hear a crackling sound when you turn certain knobs on your amp? We can help!
Common and Custom Modifications
Solid state rectifiers, master volume, more overdrive, fatter tone, shimmering highs, presence knob. Whatever your vision for your amp, we can help make it a reality.
We can work on guitar and bass amplifiers, speaker cabinets, pedals and effects, PA systems, ,mixers, synthesizers, Hi-Fi and vinyl systems, DJ equipment and more!