PS blow out

Theo Hogers t.hogers at
Fri Mar 3 18:02:26 CET 2000

Can't say for sure but it sounds like a 7815 that has been over heated, just
repleace it,
than look what happens.

Have fun,

----- Original Message -----
From: <RevTor at>
To: <synth-diy at>
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 10:35 PM
Subject: PS blow out

> Hey all,
>   My 15v PS currently resides on a wooden board for versatilitys sake
> my synth cabinet is finished.  Well, to make a long story short (no pun
> intended), I shorted it out (not sure what touched what).  The fuse wasn't
> installed yet because of the fact that the panel which I was going to
> it on isn't done yet either.  So now the +15 7815 regulator gets very hot,
> and puts out over 17 volts.  The -15 rail is fine.  Is this a matter of
> replacing the 7815? Or is something else gone too?  (that fuse is going in
> this time definitely, and a cover for the thing too until I can enclose it
> properly.)
> Thanks for some answers,
> ~Steve

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