seano554
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Join date: Jan 2010
779 IQ
#1
Hi, I'm looking to buy a broken Marshall compressor pedal. It works apart from one of the pots' shafts has been broken off.. I was just wondering what value do these usually take, or does it even matter that much? Thanks!
james4
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Join date: Mar 2006
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#2
it does matter, but it depends which pot is broken. if you have the pedal you can look at the pot and it should say the value right on it. if not, you could measure it with a multimeter or look at a schematic
seano554
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Join date: Jan 2010
779 IQ
#3
I haven't bought it just yet, thought I'd best do some research first! It's the 'emphasis' knob that's broken.. Is it an easy enough fix though? I'm pretty decent at soldering, but minimal circuit board work
james4
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Join date: Mar 2006
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#4
I didn't find a schematic with a quick search, but I'm sure you can dig one up if you have to

it should be fairly easy though. I don't know off the top of my head if the pots are pcb-mount or just wired in, but either way it's a fairly simple job. just 3 spots to desolder and solder
seano554
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Join date: Jan 2010
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#5
Ok thanks, I'll just buy it and hope it works out!