Re: reversed power connect on AR 3500?!
Posted by adam on 3/14/2012, 10:57 am, in reply to "reversed power connect on AR 3500?!"
i have an AR 3500 also, i have just had to fix the rp diode as i had just put the lead in as its stamped on the case,i did ponder refitting the socket but dont have the correct size screw driver for it, apart from that its an awesome little unit |
: Good evening Greg...
: Jerry here in Minnesota.
: Got a Ranger AR 3500 and a question
: regarding where it's power cord plugs in. My
: 1st Ranger, and it came w/out a power cord,
: has the molded 2 pin plug, which only plugs
: in one way of course. (has the grove in
: I got a 2 pin cord, plugged it in, turned on
: the power supply, and then turned on the AG
: Gain knob, and nothing. Swapped cords,
: tested fuse for continuity, etc. No go.(did
: infact blow fuse)
: I'm looking at the plug in, and looking
: closer, see that, looking at the rear of the
: radio, the stamped - and + signs are
: OPPOSITE of the power cord's red and black
: ...say what!? (actually, I said a swear word
: or two.) Anyways.. Have I gone nuts?
: (after your done laughing, I'd appreciate
: your input!)
: Great site, btw.
: Jerry Johnsted kb0owr
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