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Old 25th November 2010, 03:35 PM   #1
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Default Audio Sector DAC - one side stopped working

Hi,

I have been using Peter's great D/A converter and enjoying it very much.

Suddenly, while I was listening to music, one side started to make a noise (like white noise),
came back to normal sound and then died.
So now only one side is working.

Please help,
what do you recommend to check or replace?

Thanks,
Lorent
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Old 26th November 2010, 06:07 PM   #2
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Check the voltages as per attached schematic first.
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Old 28th November 2010, 07:34 AM   #3
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Everything is fine.. I have found a small piece of metal on one of the ICs.....
Removing it cured the problem...
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