I'm really not good at "DX Troubleshooting" but it sounds to me like your
cover-interlock has disintegrated. I'd suspect catastrophic damage to p/s
Be VERY careful! You're now dealing with systems that can carry lethal
voltages and currents. Don't make an ash of yourself.
GL es vy 73, AI2Q Alex in Kennebunk, Maine .-.-.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> Behalf Of Jim Lowman
> Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 1999 2:04 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [TenTec] Re: BOUNCE firstname.lastname@example.org: Admin request:
> Forwarded message: Please reply to "Larry Kayser" <email@example.com>
> > Greetings:
> > My beloved Centurion Amplifier, pair of 3-500z's, has developed
> a problem.
> > My manual for this unit is at my winter place and not available
> for another
> > 10 weeks or so.
> > The unit blows primary fuses. After the smell subsided, I
> opened the unit
> > up and started looking around. Now having limited vision puts
> me a big step
> > down unless I start taking things apart. In the interim I have
> started to
> > look at the unit visually.
> > I have found a tiny "thingme" black, about 3/8 wide by inch
> long labeled I
> > think "S1" on the power input board. This "thingme" looks like a tiny
> > microswitch - if thats what it is then I need a new one that is
> all there.
> > This one has a part of it missing, at least it looks like I can
> see some of
> > the insides. The little push button that the cabinet top
> would push on has
> > been transformed into a blob of some sort.
> > If this "thingme" is a microswitch what is it connected to that
> will let it
> > blow a 20 amp. fuse?
> > Sure would be nice if this turns out to be something both cheap
> and simple
> > HI.
> > Input desired please.
> > Larry
> > VA3LK
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