Re: Anyone disassembled a BR 532???
- --- In BossBr@yahoogroups.com, "sixtyfourguitars"
> I've never disassembled a BR, but I did disassemble my nephew'sFostex
> VF08 to replace a Contrast pot that was broken. My only advice is toAnd
> be careful of plastic tabs which might be used to hold the case (or
> other parts) in place. They can easily snap off, so don't apply too
> much pressure. Also, if you have a digital camera (who doesn't
> nowadays?), take lots of pictures at each step of the disassembly.
> These can be very useful later when you put the BR back together.
> take notes during the disassembly too. My nephew's Fostex had a foilmistake.
> shield which covered the main circuit board. I failed to note the
> correct orientation of a certain part of that foil and it ended up
> shorting a small area of the circuit board. It didn't do any damage
> but a couple of tracks didn't work until I took it apart again and
> corrected the problem. Notes, diagrams, and/or closeup pictures of
> this area during disassembly would have helped to avoid this
>Hey Thanks, appreciate it, I have done work on similar equipment
> Good luck.
> - 64Guitars
before but the digital camera idea is great!!
- Well, turns out it was a cold solder joint on the pot, reflowed and
it's working great!! Thanks for the hint about the digital camera,
there's a crap load of different size screws and ribbon cables in that
- I've used the old digital camera trick on several projects, from
electronics, to plumbing, to and old pump organ. It's a good one to
remember to use. You can't beat the price of the film.
> Well, turns out it was a cold solder joint on the pot, reflowed and
> it's working great!! Thanks for the hint about the digital camera,
> there's a crap load of different size screws and ribbon cables in that