[sdiy] EL backlight inverter Akai S3000XL
synthdiy at adambaby.com
Wed Jan 18 09:57:36 CET 2023
I was vaguely aware of various OLED options but I wonder how the current draw compares, and whether it would unduly stress this old power supply?
I understand the original inverter circuit has fairly low power requirements
> On 18 Jan 2023, at 5:24 pm, Per Mattsson <per at permattsson.se> wrote:
> Today I would go with a fresh LED-display instead of getting an new inverter.
> I replaced the backlight for a S1000 and regret that. It works but a LED is so much brighter.
> Here’s a used one on eBay:
> Per Mattsson
>> 18 jan. 2023 kl. 08:10 skrev Adam (synthDIY) <synthdiy at adambaby.com>:
>> The inverter that powers the EL strip behind the LCD display in my sampler has just died.
>> I know nothing about these things.
>> Is there a critical spec I should heed, or do they all do the same job pretty much?
>> Supply looks to be 5 volts.
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