TS808 works with battery not with AC adapter

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TS808 works with battery not with AC adapter

Postby Dave Simpson » 29 Jan 2008, 18:38

I have a TS808 re-issue that will work with a battery but nothing when using an AC adapter. :cry: What should I check first? The diode in the power section? If someone can give me some tips to try I'd appreciate it.
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Postby alteredsounds » 30 Jan 2008, 00:19

I'd stick your meter across 1st the adapter and make sure its 9v and correct polarity and working, 2nd have a look at the socket in the pedal, see if you can get a 9v reading across where it goes to the board, maybe the socket is broke? If it works from a battery there is no reason why a correct polarity 9v dc adapter wont work.
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Postby bajaman » 30 Jan 2008, 00:26

check the adaptor - AND - does it have the right size dc socket plug on it ???
If it has a larger hole in the centre of the plug it will not make contact with the pin - should be 2.1mmm plug!!!
If the battery works then the pedal socket is okay :wink:
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Postby bajaman » 30 Jan 2008, 00:29

but nothing when using an AC adapter.

If it is an AC adaptor - it will not work. You need a DC adaptor with a negative centre 2.1mm female socket plug on the end ( preferably 9v DC regulated too)
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Postby Dave Simpson » 30 Jan 2008, 18:32

I went over the solder points under the power jack and it works. Must have been a bad solder point from the factory. :D

Thanks for the replies anyway. :wink: Should have checker that first. :oops:
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