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Offline Syntho

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Opcode Studio 5LX 230V switch?
« on: May 21, 2021, 05:06:38 AM »
The manual says that if the voltage is different in your country that a 'qualified tech' can set you up. Is there a 120V/230V switch on the inside of it, or will I have to get a new power supply and solder something?

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Re: Opcode Studio 5LX 230V switch?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2021, 04:16:41 PM »
There's a very nice regulated PSU board inside. Near the rear end where the AC from the back is connected, there's a jumper wire on a plug.
The plug has 3 holes. The socket has 4 pins. In 120v mode, the plug is on the 3 rearmost pins leaving the frontmost pin exposed. To change to 240v, move the plug toward the front of the unit 1 position onto the 3 frontmost pins so the rearmost pin is exposed.

These were the kind of jobs I used to love when I was a "qualified tech". Nothing better than a 1-hour minimum bench charge for 5 minutes work.
It takes longer to explain how to do it than to actually do itů  ;D