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Old 18th January 2013, 10:41 AM   #11
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Use a bulb tester (60/100 watt filamant bulb in series with mains) to identify unknown windings. It keeps you and the tranny safe and will let you measure the voltages.
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Old 18th January 2013, 05:21 PM   #12
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Thank god there is a main switch with a fuse (220v 5w) .
Are you sure?
The schematic shows a Power switch and a fuse, but it's on the scondary

Besides that, post both a closeup picture and a hand drawn schematic of how the original transformer is connected, showing wire colors.
Yes, Mooly's method is fine to measure
Anyway I ask picture and schematic because Rage has been produced for many years, with some obvious variations, so yours might easily *not* match the posted schematic.
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Old 18th January 2013, 08:37 PM   #13
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I will send some of those reqests tomorrow.
And thanks again.
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Old 19th January 2013, 04:25 PM   #14
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Hee There,
I made some pictures, I hope that they are usefull.
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Old 19th January 2013, 07:12 PM   #15
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OUCH !!!
Are you ?
A 6.3 Ampere fuse in a *clearly* indicated 0.5A clip

Well, besides that, you will need a 220V to 18+18V , 30 to 40 VA .
Start searching.

PS: probably irrelevant but I got curious: why are the pictures 4 years old?
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Old 20th January 2013, 09:50 AM   #16
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Yes
your right wrong fuse I have'nt looked that close.
I will change it right away
And the date I changed it also.
Here's the right date.
And thanks for the info.
Just one stupid qestion for the pro's.
Could you explain the (18+18V , 30 to 40 VA .)
I am just starting to be an electronic mech.
Greetz GatoPS: another pickture with the right date
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Old 20th January 2013, 11:21 AM   #17
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Could you explain the (18+18V , 30 to 40 VA .)
You mean, besides being what Peavey originally used ?
I don't have one here, of course, but post #3 claims:
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it has a transformer with two secundary coils and in each one I meassure 18V AC.
Since you "can't measure" it , I'll have to settle for second best, which is what somebody else posted.
Your picture matches the one on post # 3 , and both show 3 secondary wires: two red ones (18 + 18V AC) and a red/yellow center tap.
Neither yours nor # 3 matches *exactly* the schematic #3, which shows a single (red red) secondary with no center tap, and rectifies with a bridge (4 diodes connected in a "diamond" pattern).
Yours used a Red/RY/R secondary and 2 rectifiers (the glass 1n4002 shown).
Same end result by different means.
And the 30 to 40 VA size comes from the circuitrequirements.
By the way, Peavey itself prints "40W" (really 40 VA) as "power consumption", so, who am I to disagree?
If you want to measure your transformer (recommended), set your multimeter to the 200VAC scale , touch ground (chassis) with black probe, measure with red probe touching red wires.
With the amp on, of course.
I guess you are now using a 220/110V transformer to make the amp work.
Post results.
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Old 20th January 2013, 04:43 PM   #18
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Yes thats correct I use a 220 to 110v to use the amp.
I want to thank you for the patience and the info that you gave me and I will go and try to get a proper transformer for my peavey rage 108.
I will keep you up to dat.
Thanks again and keep up the static (haha just joking)
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