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Troubleshooting Steps

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Post by Resistance is Futile on Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:54 pm

Idea Using these methods you can avoid a lot of willy-nilly guessing.

Make yourself a check list to keep your troubleshooting in order.

1a. Get the schematic.

1b. Set up your test equipment and tools

1c. You have made a visual check for damaged and destroyed components.

2. Check all wires and connections for broken or cold solder joints.
and Trace out each wire for proper connections.

4. Make a list of the tube numbers on your chart in a descending column with spaces for listing pin numbers, Also mark those tube numbers on the chassis next to each tube socket.

5. Then post the measured voltages of tube pin numbers and

6. Check the voltages of other parts.

7. test the tubes You have already have

8. Troubleshoot by stage, using process of elimination.

9. Record each step so you know where you left off.

10. Once you get things operating then you can focus on doing the alignment.

You can bypass some steps as you get aquanted with troubleshooting and it becomes natural.
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