Peavey MKIII Bass Head Needs Un-Smoked

This solid state Peavey Bass head is also capable of handling mixer, equalization, and preamp roles for public address, monitor, and other sound reinforcement roles.  But power amp quit!  Can the Unbrokenstring Crew help? The AutoMix function that Peavey developed has been discussed elsewhere in the blog.  Lots of EQ knobs here!   Note the…

Peavey KB4 Keyboard Amp Disintegrating

This Peavey keyboard amp works intermittently, but the modular AC outlet has completely come loose from the rear panel. Can the Unbrokenstring Crew fix this? This unit is pretty cool, with a built-in luggage roller and extendable handle as standard equipment from the factory.   The modular AC plug was covered in RTV rubber.  Was…

Mackie 808S Powered Mixer Blows A Fuse

This powered mixer lives two lives; During the week, it rides quietly in the back of the sound van; When the weekend comes, it works hard as the sound system on the main stage for outdoor festivals. After years of incredibly reliable service, the unit just stopped. And it already had a date on the…

Behringer Europower Mixer

Behringer has terminated its retail sales agreement with The Big National Retail Music Store Chain, which was probably a smart move on their part.  Fortunately, service literature from Behringer is fairly easy to obtain these days.  So, the Unbrokenstring Crew launches off into another mission sortie, this time to repair this powered mixer. This unit…