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by ngcguy
Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: SoundBridge Radio General Discussion
Topic: PSU Dissected for Repair
Replies: 176
Views: 174756

Re: PSU Dissected for Repair

Alex, By “died” I assume you mean that it will not turn on. If this is not correct, the following may not apply. You mentioned that one of the capacitors is squealing. Electrolytic capacitors (ECs) (look like small tin cans) can whine or squeal if they are failing. The failure is usually due to over...
by ngcguy
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: SoundBridge Radio General Discussion
Topic: PSU Dissected for Repair
Replies: 176
Views: 174756

Re: PSU Dissected for Repair

Les, Thanks for spotting that model number error … it has been corrected. ------------------------------ Matt, I observed no change in sound quality. I agree that more volume would be available with 18V. We use it as a kitchen radio and generally set the volume between 35 and 45 depending on backgro...
by ngcguy
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: SoundBridge Radio General Discussion
Topic: PSU Dissected for Repair
Replies: 176
Views: 174756

Re: PSU Dissected for Repair

The information on this forum is nothing short of amazing, thank you! You posted excellent information on the common cause(s) of Roku R1000 failures, particularly the info about the PSU failures. We had our R1000 for about 2 + yrs when I woke up one morning and my wife’s Roku wouldn't turn on. Stran...