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Takamine preamp issue

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by Ecadad, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. Ecadad

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    My Takamine has a CT-4BII preamp. Yesterday it suddenly stopped working. It still turns on and lights up, but the tuner doesn't respond there is no signal coming out the output jack. What could it be?
     
  2. netgear69

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    have you tried putting a new battery in there ?
     
  3. Ecadad

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    Yes, three of them. The power light goes on, noting else works though
     
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    There is a little jack/s that connect the wires from the PU/output jack to the preamp, maybe that has come loose. If not, something is broken.

    Kristina
     
  5. Ecadad

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    Nothing is loose. Is it broken?
     
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    Sometimes people on the Takamine Forum are able to help with things like that.
     
  7. Vizcaster

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    Don't be so sure. There are some pretty delicate wires in there that can break or work loose. The first culprit on those barn-door units is corrosion on the battery terminals and the connections to the preamp unit.
     
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