[sdiy] Korg SDD-3000 5 volt supply problems

Tom Wiltshire tom at electricdruid.net
Wed Nov 14 17:45:14 CET 2018


> On 14 Nov 2018, at 15:05, Adam Inglis <21pointy at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> 
> Many thanks all.
> 
> I forgot to mention I did swap out the 7805 early in the piece, with no fix.
> 
> Florian, what did you replace the tants with? like for like? or something else. Some people suggest replacing with aluminium electros.
> 
> Adam

Often the reason for using tantalum caps was low ESR. There are now modern low-ESR aluminium electros that mean that they are often a viable alternative.

Tom






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