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Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur

Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur

Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur

Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur
Customer bought this second hand via Internet. See what he got. I was shocked ! The Fuse and unisolated (!) mains power wires were hanging loose outside (!) the case. Plug it in, touch it, and there is a chance you die… So please. Don´t do it like that and (most important) don’t sell such to other people.
Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur
Beside that there was a broken wire found on one voice coil.
Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur
These fine wires can easily break, especially during transport. There once was a wire connected to this terminal. You can still see the rest of it.
Repair Hohner Rhythm 80 Analog Drumcomputer Reparatur
I fixed that... I also re-capped the machine, since the capacitors looked old but not very healthy. Works great now.

Caution


There are lethal voltage exposed in electronic devices. Unless you know what you are doing, don’t try this. If you following along, you doing so at your own risk.
I’m documenting repairs for my reference and yours. I do synth restorations and repair with a specialty in vintage synthesizers, drum computer and other vintage gear, based in Düsseldorf, GER. Get in touch about your synth situation!