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Droogie

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Wired DC jack question
« on: May 13, 2017, 01:30:34 PM »
So I'm testing the Alpha Dog, and I evidently don't know how the DC jack is wired. If I plug in the power, the LED lights up when I depress the switch. But when I plug into the input jack, the LED cuts out. I'm missing something...

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Re: Wired DC jack question
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2017, 02:18:05 PM »
Did you get the grounding right?  On pages 5-7 of madbean's vfe switching doc, there is a discussion on how to make sure everything is grounded properly.  If you got that, send some pictures.
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Re: Wired DC jack question
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2017, 03:52:46 PM »
Thanks for the reminder. I went back and looked at that, and sort of kludged it cause I couldn't figure out exactly how to use the Madbean technique with the locknut.
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