Synthesizers combine a couple of my favorite things, electronics and music. I saw a vintage 1980′s analog synthesizer, the Korg Poly-800 MKII, for sale on kijiji advertised as “Not Working, good for parts $15″. Since I had a Poly-800 back in the 80′s I really wanted to fix this one. The previous owner said it just doesn’t power up. Having fixed lots of stuff, that usually means a problem with the power supply, the regulator or even just a fuse. If the unit starts up but doesn’t function then you have bigger problems so this seemed like an easy fix.
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