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by Pepe
Wed Jul 17, 2024 10:22 am
Forum: Trading Buy/Sell
Topic: Cheap Deals You've Found Online
Replies: 74
Views: 113966

Re: Cheap Deals You've Found Online

BOSS OC-2 Octave r with box and manual for 179 EUR buy it now . The seller says that it smells a bit, because it was in a basement. EDIT: gone. www.ebay.com/itm/326202262787 https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/GssAAOSwocJml4MT/s-l600.jpg https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/mHgAAOSwAFZml4Mp/s-l600.jpg
by Pepe
Wed Jul 17, 2024 8:36 am
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

Thanks a lot for the information and especially for taking the time. Very, very much appreciated! 8-)

The tantalum capacitor is still a mystery to me. Would you ever consider putting the positive leg of a tantal to negative ground? :|
by Pepe
Mon Jul 15, 2024 9:49 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

The PCB may be mis-labeled. What side of the device connects to ground (zero Ohms to the pedal case)? I double-checked everything. The unit is 100% negative ground. The negative side of the battery clip goes to ground (and pedal chassis) when a plug is inserted, as well as the tip of the DC input j...
by Pepe
Mon Jul 15, 2024 6:25 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

Yep, sometimes it happens! I'm in the process of fixing for a friend a Voodoo Labs amp switcher. The factory put a 2N3906 transistor in the place where an LM317L voltage regulator should have gone (they look the same physically, and the every other 3-pin semiconductor in the pedal is a 2N3906). The...
by Pepe
Mon Jul 15, 2024 6:16 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

My multi tester confirms that the tantal has 0.1 µF ("99.6 nF"). At this point I'm more confused than before. Because my friend's CS9 has the same tantalum capacitor built in in the same direction. He wrote that it could be a typo on the circuit board. And the schematic says the following: Screensho...
by Pepe
Mon Jul 15, 2024 7:10 am
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

No, I have only spotted this one and it seems the one in this position as well. This should be C130. Too bad that the circuit board doesn't name the components. It would make things a bit easier. If the tantalum still works a bit, then my multi tester should be able to tell me its specifications. I'...
by Pepe
Sun Jul 14, 2024 10:41 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

And what does the "R" mean in the labelling "R10/35"?
by Pepe
Sun Jul 14, 2024 8:39 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

Thanks for the confirmation, Laurie! So it is a fault done by factory? You don't see that too often! Could it be a cause for the irregular sounding LFO?
by Pepe
Sun Jul 14, 2024 5:44 pm
Forum: Pedals - All Brands
Topic: New (broken) pedal day!
Replies: 119
Views: 64833

Re: New (broken) pedal day!

Today I opened the Ibanez CS9. I told a friend that I think that the waveform is a bit odd, almost a square wave and he suggested that I might want to try my luck with the trimpots inside. However, I looked out for tantal capacitors and I only spotted this one. Was it soldered in correctly? Are the ...
by Pepe
Fri Jul 12, 2024 9:48 am
Forum: Trading Buy/Sell
Topic: Cheap Deals You've Found Online
Replies: 74
Views: 113966

Re: Cheap Deals You've Found Online

And it's gone.