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Arp Solina String Ensemble, need help with parts info!
Old 20th January 2015
  #1
Arp Solina String Ensemble, need help with parts info!

my lovely old 1st gen Solina String Ensemble has some of the hard to find "mullard fish" capacitors damaged.

I was wondering if someone could tell me the values/specific caps I would need to replace the ones just below the 3rd SAJ110 from the top (to the left of master oscillator board as seen in pic)



any tips would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 20th January 2015
  #2
Gear Maniac
 

It appears that there is at least a second capacitor damaged.

Here the values down to bottom, starting from the second chip from bottom:

-----chip
120n
56n
27n
15n
6n8
120n....<==
8n2
-----chip
8n2......<==
120n....<==
68n
33n
15n
15n - 33n

BTW, you don´t need tropical fish, you can use every polyester or polycarbonate film capacitor - there will not be any difference in sound.
Old 20th January 2015
  #3
Quote:
Originally Posted by analogguru View Post
It appears that there is at least a second capacitor damaged.

Here the values down to bottom, starting from the second chip from bottom:

-----chip
120n
56n
27n
15n
6n8
120n....<==
8n2
-----chip
8n2......<==
120n....<==
68n
33n
15n
15n - 33n

BTW, you don´t need tropical fish, you can use every polyester or polycarbonate film capacitor - there will not be any difference in sound.
thankyou for the tips!

do you know a good source where I could pick these up from?
Old 18th April 2015
  #4
Quote:
Originally Posted by analogguru View Post
It appears that there is at least a second capacitor damaged.

Here the values down to bottom, starting from the second chip from bottom:

-----chip
120n
56n
27n
15n
6n8
120n....<==
8n2
-----chip
8n2......<==
120n....<==
68n
33n
15n
15n - 33n

BTW, you don´t need tropical fish, you can use every polyester or polycarbonate film capacitor - there will not be any difference in sound.

would you know what values the 2 burnt out ceramic resistors are on the master oscillator board shown in the pic?

they seem to be 150ohm 1watt according to the service manual
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Old 22nd April 2015
  #5
any solina owners out there who might know?
Old 29th December 2015
  #6
Gear Head
 

Hi starfield, how did you get on with your solina? , I am about to recap mine too. any advice or tips would be greatly helpful
cheers

Bobby
Old 26th January 2016
  #7
Here for the gear
Quote:
Originally Posted by starfield View Post
would you know what values the 2 burnt out ceramic resistors are on the master oscillator board shown in the pic?

they seem to be 150ohm 1watt according to the service manual
I don't know what service manual you're using, but you have a Rev. 1 Solina (judging by the 3 SAH190s) so they are 560 ohm 1/2 W (though on mine I've beefed up to 2W)
Old 26th January 2016
  #8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobby Summerfield View Post
Hi starfield, how did you get on with your solina? , I am about to recap mine too. any advice or tips would be greatly helpful
cheers

Bobby
I've almost got it 100% restored Bobby

just a couple issues to work out you can check my troubleshooting on this thread

Arp Solina repair/troubleshooting
Old 26th January 2016
  #9
Gear Head
 

Quote:
Originally Posted by starfield View Post
I've almost got it 100% restored Bobby

just a couple issues to work out you can check my troubleshooting on this thread

Arp Solina repair/troubleshooting
Thank You! and Well done, im dragging my feet to start mine. :-/ But its such a great keyboard i really want to get it going again .

Cheers
Bobby
Old 28th January 2016
  #10
what issues are you having with yours?
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