Overheating?

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Lurkerguy
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Overheating?

Post by Lurkerguy » Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:42 am

I have a modular unit that is inside a wooden box powered through a small hole in the back and I mistakenly left it powered on with the top cover closed. It was on for 5-6 hours enclosed in the box and was very very warm when I finally turned it off. How concerned should I be about damage? It seems fine but I thought I might as well ask.
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Re: Overheating?

Post by desmond » Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:33 pm

Does anything smell bad/burnt?

If not, it's probably fine - turn it on and check it out to be sure...

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Re: Overheating?

Post by Kenneth » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:22 pm

Not trying to hijack the thread, but my DX7 has been getting quite warm in the middle section of the back panel when it's left on for more than a half hour. it is working just fine, but I do detect a slight electrical / ozone smell when it heats up. any ideas? :?
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Re: Overheating?

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:42 pm

I'd open it up and see what's in that area first.
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