Good product. All the information is invcluded, but due to the complexity of the amplifier, it still is difficult to get it to operation again.
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ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING -12/13 5. SYSTEM/KEY CIRCUIT (1) AUTO STOP
Auto Stop YES Does the SW30 waveform appear at the IC501 Pin 24? YES Do the T-UP Reel Pulses appear at the IC501 Pin 99? YES Replace the IC501. NO Do T/UP Reel Pulses appear at the Q514 Base terminal ? YES Replace the T/UP Reel Sensor (RS501). NO Does 5.0V appear at the RS501? YES NO NO Check the Drum Motor signal.
Check the Q155 Power Circuit.
(2) The unstable loading of a Cassette tape
The unstable loading of a Cassette tape YES Is 12V applied to the IC502 Pin 9? YES Does the âHâ signal appear at the IC501 Pin 67 during inserting the CST ? YES Does the âLâ signal appear at the IC501 Pin 53 during inserting the CST? NO YES Does 6.2V occur at the IC502 Pin 15 during inserting the CST? NO YES Check the Deck Mechanism. Replace the IC502. Check the IC501 Pins 32, 33, 34, 35. Check the CST SW and the peripheral circuitry. NO Is 5.3V applied to the R544 ? YES NO NO Refer to âSMPS CAPSTAN 12 Volt Trouble Shootingâ.
Refer to SMPS 5.3VA troubleshooting.
Caution : Auto stop can occur because Grease or Oil is dried up