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Akai M430 speaker connection broke down

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Repair' started by Simonravel, Mar 1, 2015.

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  1. Simonravel

    Simonravel

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    Hey,

    I have an old Akai M430 with 4 speaker connections, but only one still works. Does anyone knows how I have start to repair these connections?
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  2. Gryd3

    Gryd3

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    Disconnect power, attempt to power the unit on. (This will help drain capacitors, but will not drain the all!)
    Take the main housing off.
    Take a look inside to determine cause of damage.
    It could be a physical problem with the speaker terminals... or with the board that they are mounted to.
    Regardless a little spare wire, and a soldering iron should be enough to get you going again. Just share picture prior, and if you are unsure don't do it.

    *Warning. A/V equipment usually houses large capacitors that can pack a nasty whollup! More than enough to stop a human heart.. and unlike Batteries, or Mains lines in a house these things can put out many more amps!
     
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