Fried strymon bkue sky?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Michael_Boyet, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Michael_Boyet

    Michael_Boyet Member

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    So my favorite pedal and the one that contributes a ton to the way I want to sound took a dump today. The pedal wont turn on at all. I have had it plugged into my power plus 2the in position 5 for like 2 months now. .I accidentally had to it on 12v.........

    Wouldn't frying a pedal be an instant thing? Or maybe not?
    I opened it up and searched around but im a noob at that stuff so I didn't see anything that could help me diagnose.

    Ny warrantyon the pedal is no t in effect I bought it used.



    Any hope or someone here who can fix it if they wont? I emailed themsaying id like a repair and would pay..
     
  2. Abandoned

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    I've heard they don't like anything higher than 9v... There's a good chance you fried it if it was on 12v.
     
  3. cwcashiniv

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    My buddy did the same - he fried his with the PP2 setting on 12v. It was instant, but over time, the pedal gave out on him after a couple months, similar to you.

    Contact Strymon. It may not be free, but they're great about correspondence.
     
  4. whiteop

    whiteop Senior Member

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    Probably a fried diode near the beginning of the circuit I'd guess but there may be damage to other components as well.
     
  5. Madsen

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    :agree
    mine arrived bunk & they sent me a new one quick. great service.
     
  6. Footbutt

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    i agree, it might be something 'simple,' but contacting Strymon is the first place to start. i'm sure if they can't fix it for a fee, then they'd either replace it or give you a discount. they seem like very nice, personal guys.

    (i'd probably be the one with a soldering gun, tinkering with it, so if they don't fix it or say they can't, i can try!)
     
  7. Michael_Boyet

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    thanks everyone. still waiting on a reply. im sure something can be done at some sort of price...
     
  8. Michael_Boyet

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    and sorry for HORRIBLE typing and spelling. i did this on my phone….while driving….yeah….
     
  9. Michael_Boyet

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    They do repairs for $50 for non warranty . Not bad!
     
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    Don't do this, please. ;)
     
  11. jb4674

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    Time to ditch that clunky PP2+ and get a PowerFactor. There are no dip switches to fiddle with and the outputs are clearly labeled as to what they do. Plus, it's sexy looking!

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