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Binson Echorec repair
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:49 am    Post subject: Binson Echorec repair Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

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Hi. I have a binson Echorec that doenst work.
Power is on. Fuses dont blow. Motor works. The green tube VU eye doesnt light up (probably becuase no signal is reaching the it). I have no output.

The transformer has 2 outputs it seems, one that is 63, or 6,3 volts ( i cant tell from the drawing, but i guess 6.3 is more normal?) and another output that has 250volts out.

I have tested and found out that i have power coming from the transformer to the motor, but not to the circuit that goes to the tube/high voltage part.

I swapped the rectifier, but still no luck. So my guess is that its the actual transformer thats dead. Well at least the 250v supply.

I cant seem to find any power transformers that have both 6.3 and 250v out. Any hints?
Thanks:)
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

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