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Amps
Ampeg
SVT CLASSIC
- shuts off
SVT-VR
- won't balance
Fender
DEVILLE
- bad input jack
MINI-TWIN
- convert to stompbox
PRINCETON 5F2-A
- filter cap replacement
SUPER TWIN
- intermittent volume
Kay
703-C
- filter cap replacement
Marshall
DSL100
- choke & o.t. install
Peavey
6505+
- tube filaments
CLASSIC-30
- power supply resistor
Selmer
LITTLE GIANT MK 3
- loose transformer
Vox
AD50VT
- power resistor
VALVETRONIX
- pot replacement
Keyboards
Akai
MPC2000XL
- bad jog wheel
E-Mu
VINTAGE KEYS
- broken volume pot
Ensoniq
SQ-2
- battery change
Farfisa
MINI COMPACT
- divider problems
Korg
01/W
- keybed removal
KARMA
- key contacts
M1
- worn-out buttons
POLY-61
- envelopes & battery
TRITON
- disassembly
TRITON
- worn-out buttons
X3
- floppy drive belt
X3
- worn-out buttons
KEYS & CONTACTS
- m1, 01w, triton, i30 ...
Kurzweil
PC88
- worn-out buttons
M-Audio
KEYSTATION
- broken USB jack
Moog
MICROMOOG
- multiple issues
MINIMOOG
- replace key bushings
PRODIGY
- key contact cleaning
ROGUE
- broken power jack
Roland
D-50
- key contact cleaning
TR-808
- multiple problems
JUNO-60
- key contacts, battery
Sequential Circuits
PRO-ONE
- key contact cleaning
Vox
CONTINENTAL
- multiple problems
Yamaha
MOTIF 6 & 7
- disassembly
MOTIF
- worn-out buttons
SY77
- battery change
KEYS & CONTACTS
- motif, dx7, sy85 ...
Technique
Installing IC Sockets
Soldering Phone Plugs

IC Removal View
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Socket Installation
Clipping out a bad IC Installing an IC socket

This story shows how to remove and replace a soldered-in integrated circuit with an IC socket.

This makes the chip easier to change again, if needed, and prevents further damage to the printed circuit traces and solder pads.

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