Testing audio equipment. need some help.

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Testing audio equipment. need some help.

Post by harass » Wed Feb 14, 2007 9:38 am

I finally saved up and got my nord lead 2x rack from eBay. It was sent from a different country, so I needed to purchase a transformer to convert the voltage. Got everything plugged in, but it won’t turn on.. how can I test the unit to see if the unit is dead or not? I got the correct transformer, but I can’t figure out what part is not working, I basically just need to isolate the issue.

If the power board inside the unit is screwed, would it be possible to get it fixed? I’m a little out of my league here, and I’ve spent a bit of money. So any help would be appreciated.

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Post by plaster » Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:40 am

dismantle it and make a better synth.
Drop the idea of becoming someone else, because you are already a masterpiece.

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Re: Testing audio equipment. need some help.

Post by steevio » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:10 pm

harass wrote:I finally saved up and got my nord lead 2x rack from eBay. It was sent from a different country, so I needed to purchase a transformer to convert the voltage. Got everything plugged in, but it won’t turn on.. how can I test the unit to see if the unit is dead or not? I got the correct transformer, but I can’t figure out what part is not working, I basically just need to isolate the issue.

If the power board inside the unit is screwed, would it be possible to get it fixed? I’m a little out of my league here, and I’ve spent a bit of money. So any help would be appreciated.
bad luck mate.
are you sure you got the right transformer ? you have to make sure that the VA rating of the transformer isnt less than that of the synth.
i'm no expert on these things, but i just bought a transformer for a japanese roland space echo, and that was the issue i was told to look out for. i was also told to buy an isolating transformer.
if you post all the info on here, i'll ask my next door neighbour who fixes synthesizers for a living.

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Post by s.k. » Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:23 pm

thats a nice next door neighbour!

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Post by harass » Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:46 am

word, nice neighbour!... all sorted was just an issue with the fuse. was damaged or something.. fixed yay

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Post by Sneaky » Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:56 pm

Congrats... cant wait to hear yer experimenting :)

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