[sdiy] Moog Voyager - No Osc Sound

Michael E Caloroso mec.forumreader at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 19:13:09 CET 2019

I never said they scrap the board due to excessive cost of rework.  I
only said it was more economical although I should had clarified that
"economical" included returning a fully working unit to the customer
in the fastest turnaround possible when it is under warranty.  Or
shipping a replacement board to the certified repair shop.


On 2/10/19, Roman <modular at go2.pl> wrote:
> Replacing a few chips is not more costly than giving away whole new board,
> they don't scrap them after replacement. Especially such a big board as
> Voyager voice, which also requires time consuming calibration.  Surely
> that's how you do it - replace customer's board first, but then all
> faulty ones get repaired and can be used for next warranty or post-warranty
> replacements if not new installations. They are repaired at factory or
> certified service shop, so there's no risk or damage, and after all
> tests it can be used as new.  This is more common in telecom, when one board
> can cost $30k. You get replacement first and then send back the faulty one.
>  Roman  Dnia 9 lutego 2019 17:12 Michael E Caloroso
> <mec.forumreader at gmail.com> napisał(a):  On 2/8/19, Mike Beauchamp
> <list at mikebeauchamp.com> wrote:  On 2/5/19 9:22 PM, Michael E Caloroso
> wrote:  The reason Moog opted to replace your analog board is that it did
> not  have IC sockets.   I'm confused Michael, are you saying they
> wouldn't have the capabilities  to de-solder through-hole IC's? Or
> that the fact that they weren't  originally socketed is what caused
> their demise?   The problem isn't the capability.   The problem is the
> labor involved and potential risk.  Removing  soldered ICs is labor
> intensive and the work can damage PC board pads  or traces.  It can be far
> more economical just to replace the board,  especially when it is under
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