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Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:10 am

I have a 2002 or 2003 AE185. The second output jack is not working.
Are there wiring schematics available?

Thank you!

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:42 am

First question: has it worked before, or is this guitar new to you?

Do you have cables plugged into both output jacks at the same time?

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:06 am

I do have cables plugged into both jacks.
I bought this guitar new but this is the first time I have tried this.
I am trying to do a 2 voice setup with my Helix.
It works with my Anderson that has a Powerbridge.

Thanks!

spudmunkey wrote:First question: has it worked before, or is this guitar new to you?

Do you have cables plugged into both output jacks at the same time?

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby ElfDude » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:51 pm

And you've got the blend knob in the center?
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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:38 pm

I did try the blend knob.
It works on the 1st jack.
I can't get anything out of the second jack.

ElfDude wrote:And you've got the blend knob in the center?

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:40 pm

I should add the I did try it in the center and maxed to each side.
Nothing out of the 2nd jack.
ElfDude wrote:And you've got the blend knob in the center?

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby ElfDude » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:54 am

zaphod123 wrote:I should add the I did try it in the center and maxed to each side.
Nothing out of the 2nd jack.
ElfDude wrote:And you've got the blend knob in the center?


Okay. You obviously know what you're doing. Sorry about that. There have just been so many times over the years in here that these simple questions have solved people's problems. "Oh! Okay! It works now."
But it sounds like your guitar actually has a problem.
So, to your original request, this is all I could find:
http://www.carvinmuseum.com/pdf/guitarbass/ae185-g8.pdf
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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby Don » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:14 am

Check the grounds and check for loose connections. It's probably pretty rare, but my AE-185 had a connection to the PCB that had never been soldered.

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:34 am

Thanks!
I didn't think to look at the Carvin Museum website.

ElfDude wrote:
zaphod123 wrote:I should add the I did try it in the center and maxed to each side.
Nothing out of the 2nd jack.
ElfDude wrote:And you've got the blend knob in the center?


Okay. You obviously know what you're doing. Sorry about that. There have just been so many times over the years in here that these simple questions have solved people's problems. "Oh! Okay! It works now."
But it sounds like your guitar actually has a problem.
So, to your original request, this is all I could find:
http://www.carvinmuseum.com/pdf/guitarbass/ae185-g8.pdf

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Re: Wiring Schematics for AE185

Postby zaphod123 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:34 am

I will check that! Thanks!

Don wrote:Check the grounds and check for loose connections. It's probably pretty rare, but my AE-185 had a connection to the PCB that had never been soldered.


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