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Problem with OBEL

Postby Counterstriker » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:12 pm

the obel in my carvin has been funky for about 6 months, for some reason the obel stopped working, i get clean signal when i flip it on i get none. but if i pull the stereo jack a little out i get clean signal with no effect... any ideas?
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Re: Problem with OBEL

Postby tigerstrat » Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:32 pm

Counterstriker wrote:the obel in my carvin has been funky for about 6 months, for some reason the obel stopped working, i get clean signal when i flip it on i get none. but if i pull the stereo jack a little out i get clean signal with no effect... any ideas?


How's the wiring look? Anything get jogged loose?
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Re: Problem with OBEL

Postby Counterstriker » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:50 pm

All the wires are right, could it be because the stereo plug is touching the copper shielding?
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Re: Problem with OBEL

Postby waldo041 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:11 pm

Counterstriker wrote:All the wires are right, could it be because the stereo plug is touching the copper shielding?


absolutely could be the problem. use electrical tape on/over the shielding or enclose the jacks with it.

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Re: Problem with OBEL

Postby Counterstriker » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:14 pm

I'mm gonna do this right now! Thank god for Rukind :smile:
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