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by caverun
Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

Thank you so much for the elaboration! I'm just getting into soldering, bought my first breadboard, etc. I much prefer to make it to my greybeard days. I'll have a friend do this one, watch over his shoulder, and ask questions this time around. I'll be keeping a hand in my back pocket from here on o...
by caverun
Sat Feb 14, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

The Scum wrote:So - good news and bad news:The bad news: there's ~250VDC lurking in there. Bleed the B+ rail with a 100K resistor, and verify it's bled before you go in with both hands.
Eeek! Scary. Will do. :)
I think I might know a guy who could assist too, just to make sure I don't fry myself.
by caverun
Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

The Scum wrote:What's the voltage rating on the big cap?
250v 100uf

Thanks for the replies everyone! :D
by caverun
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

Snarl 12/8 thank you! That's some sound advice! I'll give it a run through. :)

edit:
Something I just noticed, and I'm no electrical engineer, anyone know if these are to be left blank? (The one on top says R66)
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by caverun
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

Bellari RP220 With Quiet Channel?

Hi everyone, I picked up a Bellari RP220 for cheap used and unfortunately channel two is really quiet compared to the other. So quiet it barely registers on an external DI meter when tapping the mic. I have tried replacing the tube and the op amp, but to no avail. The pad still works, making it even...
by caverun
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: Tape Op Message Board (TOMB)
Topic: Just saying HI and I love this place already!
Replies: 3
Views: 3886

Hi there! I am new too!

After lurking forever, it finally felt like it was time to sign up. :)