Re: [softrock40] Softrock ensemble ii no audio
- On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 06:55:39AM -0000, Alan wrote:
>DOH! Hopefully I haven't broken anything.
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> Subject: Re: [softrock40] Softrock ensemble ii no audio
> > I touched a pin to 2 & 6 and got a "bump" at the initial contact and end of
> > contact, but not a "hum". Also, I first started out shorting 1 and 6, got a
> > tone.
> I did not say short anything. This can damage things, although what you
> describe should not have. Just touch pins individually holding a metal
> probe. This is the "wet finger" test, you use your body as an antenna
> injecting hum into the circuit.
>I got a hump when touching U10 pin 2. But nothing on U11.
> At least this has told me you are connected to the soundcard. Try my tests
> again. If you get a hum on the mixer pins then it seems you will not be
> getting the antenna signal to the mixer. Bad soldering on the coils is a
> common problem. You must have passed all the BPF checks. If it receives
> nothing on any band check the coils that are common.
I added a screenshot to http://files.technoamge.net/softrock
I checked that I had continuity on all of the coils when I installed them.
Is the 3 turns to the inch a minimum or a maximum? Would more turns to the
inch cause a problem?
Is it possible to check anything with an RF probe, that being one of the few
diagnostic tools that I do have?
Or should I just pull L2, L3, T6, L4 and T5 off the board and rewind them?