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8030A monitor sudden death???

phantombox, muokattu 6 Vuodet sitten.

8030A monitor sudden death???

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 12.6.2016 Viimeisimmät viestit
Hi there.
I have a pair of GENELEC 8030A.
One of the monitors suddenly does not power up any more, after I hit the switch on the front. Anyone had this issue before?
How hard would it be to open the monitor and try to fix it myself?

Thanks for any reply.
phantombox, muokattu 6 Vuodet sitten.

Re: 8030A monitor sudden death???

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 12.6.2016 Viimeisimmät viestit
Never mind. Opening up the monitor is straight forward.
The on/off switch fell appart. However, when I put a jumper wire over the switch terminals, a small spark occured (which is normal, I guess) but the LED didn't light up.
I opened up the tone control cover, and there is a 1A fuse (F1, that one is OK) for the primary winding and 2 more fuses (F2 and F3, which are not ok).
Then I took out the main PCB and the 2 4700/35 electrolytics appeared to be swollen on the top, one even showing signs of leakage.

Still hoping that someone has access to the schematics and is willing to share them...
mattspl, muokattu 5 Vuodet sitten.

Re: 8030A monitor sudden death???

Youngling Viestejä: 16 Liittymispäivä: 18.7.2015 Viimeisimmät viestit
Never mind. Opening up the monitor is straight forward.
The on/off switch fell appart. However, when I put a jumper wire over the switch terminals, a small spark occured (which is normal, I guess) but the LED didn't light up.
I opened up the tone control cover, and there is a 1A fuse (F1, that one is OK) for the primary winding and 2 more fuses (F2 and F3, which are not ok).
Then I took out the main PCB and the 2 4700/35 electrolytics appeared to be swollen on the top, one even showing signs of leakage.

Still hoping that someone has access to the schematics and is willing to share them...


Any progress with this?
shemlock, muokattu 5 Vuodet sitten.

Re: 8030A monitor sudden death???

Youngling Viestejä: 6 Liittymispäivä: 30.9.2016 Viimeisimmät viestit
Never mind. Opening up the monitor is straight forward.
The on/off switch fell appart. However, when I put a jumper wire over the switch terminals, a small spark occured (which is normal, I guess) but the LED didn't light up.
I opened up the tone control cover, and there is a 1A fuse (F1, that one is OK) for the primary winding and 2 more fuses (F2 and F3, which are not ok).
Then I took out the main PCB and the 2 4700/35 electrolytics appeared to be swollen on the top, one even showing signs of leakage.

Still hoping that someone has access to the schematics and is willing to share them...


Any progress with this?


Suppose not :|