[sdiy] Anyone in Italy or Spain

Recompas recompas at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 01:36:36 CEST 2012


I Figured it was a smoothing cap too, but oddly that shouldn't have prevented the Korg BX3 I'm taking care of from turning on correct? I don't have the schematics, it's one of the newer ones if anyone has any.

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On Oct 11, 2012, at 1:10 AM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:

> On 11/10/12 00:01, Recompas wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm on the road and in a bit of a bind. Anyone know where I
>> could get a 3300uf electrolytic cap, from the psu board of a korg bx3
> 
> Sounds like a big smoothing capacitor.  What has happened to it, and how can you be sure that it wasn't caused by some other problem?
> 
> If it's just a smoothin cap, then pretty much anything with roughly the same value and at least as high a voltage rating will do to get you going.  You'll probably find 4700μF easier to find, and with modern components it won't be any bigger ;-)
> 
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