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CT17 input problem


norman ramsey


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Post Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:51 pm

CT17 input problem

My CT-17 has an input problem. This is a follow up post.The 5.6 volt supply for the input indicator is not working. I think the source is on the FL828 board out of the cathode of D455. The voltage does not arrive at D410. I re-soldered the junctions around the components around the supply. The voltage came back up. I started re-assembly of the preamp by installing the FL828 then checking the voltage and to my surprise it was gone again. I would appreciate help with this problem. I was incorrect on my previous observations. As I have stated the led indicators on the input board work a while then quit. I am open to any suggestions.


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Post Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:28 pm

Re: CT17 input problem

Junk it! Actually I'd sell it for parts on eBay. There's many other options out there, some much, much better in my opinion. Oh, and WELCOME!! =D>
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Post Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:00 pm

Re: CT17 input problem

I agree 110% with jjptkd. You can do so much better. Welcome Norman Ramsey. Any relation to Dave Ramsey on the radio ? :D


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Post Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:39 pm

Re: CT17 input problem

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