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My Yamaha keyboard has no power but it's not the power cab

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My Yamaha keyboard has no power but it's not the power cable
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is Rusty. What is the model number of the piano?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi RustyThe model number is: P155b
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
Ok, are you able to take it apart and run tests?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What kind of Test
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
Well since you're not getting any power, we'll need to test your power supply to see what is blocking the power from reaching the distribution. Some of them have a small fuse, others will have a bad filter cap. I'll also want you to test the power supply for 16vdc.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The power supply is fine, I even bought a brand new power supply and still no power, so it is obviously another problem
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
The big question here is do you have a multimeter and some electronics experience?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't have a multimeter, but I do have some electronic experience. What do you suggest?
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
I would suggest first unplugging it, removing the cover, and give the power distro a visual inspection. Look for anything obvious like a blown fuse, a bulged capacitor, white powder or if anything appears to be burned. Without a multimeter, you cannot test the power. Let me know what you find. Click here, this is a service manual that will help you remove the cover.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok I will do that and get back to you tomorrow
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
Sounds good, I'll talk to you then.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Rusty
We got a multimeter and identified the problem with the power it had a dry joint on the power supply. It has been repaired. Thanks for your help
Expert:  Rusty replied 1 year ago.
You are very welcome, thanks for using JustAnswer!

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