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Subject: FW: [AH] JP8 power on problem?

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <Ricardo.Verschut@...
Date: 1999-12-09

-----Original Message-----
From: Luis Marka [mailto:mola@...]
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 11:25 AM
To: analogue@...
Subject: Re: [AH] JP8 power on problem?

>is it normal that when i turn on my jupiter 8, whether it is cold or has
>been on for a while and i'm just resetting it, its volume starts very low
>and gradually ramps up to full volume in about 20 or 30 seconds?

Nah, the normal is having no output at all until the tuning sequence is
complete (some 25 seconds, more or less), and soon as you see "--" on
the display, you are in, and at full volume!

> SORRY i forgot to include below that this JP8 is a 220v version, powered
> through a new, very capable step-down transformer to 110v. could that have
> something to do with it? else, what should i start checking?

Well, I use an old, stinky, dusty step-down transformer to reduce 220 to
110V, powering both a Memorymoog and a Jupiter 8, with no problema at

> thanks
> mark

Luis Marka