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Problem With the Power Supply for AKG SolidTube

The fuse blows out after one time.  I replace the fuse and I can record for half an hour or more, after that, the power supply shuts down.

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Re: Problem With the Power Supply for AKG SolidTube

Well your obviously drawing too much current.
The other given is that it takes time. This means its a thermal problem. Temperature goes up and current goes up with it.

Look for plastic or cold solder joints. A plastic joint is dull and brittle also look for islands in the solder joint where the solder
is actually disconnected from the part.

Components like regulators also can go thermal.
Look for discoloration.
Get the unit to act up and carefully spray freeze mist at
various locations and you may agrivate it.

Problem may be in MIC and not SUPPLY.

Good Luck

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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