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#1 Mr. BB

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 01:42 PM

I have a Koford power supply that when you plug it in with the switch off it has full power. I have changed out the voltage regulator and nothing changed. Any suggestions?
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#2 Gary Mayeda

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 05:07 PM

Send your power supply back to Koford and they should fix it for you.

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 07:16 PM

Could be a bad Single Pole/Single Throw switch. If you replace it you may void the warranty.
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Posted 04 April 2009 - 11:27 PM

Buy a new WrightWay??

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 01:38 AM

Mac, I think I've seen that somewhere else. LOL
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Posted 05 April 2009 - 07:15 AM

:) Thank you Mac. :)
Mr BB, I am sure that if you return it to Koford it will be repaired. (even if you did open it up.)
Stuart is like most of us, he wants his product used.
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Posted 05 April 2009 - 07:18 AM

From the description, I wouldn't have thought it was anything besides the switch...but I'm a carpenter :) In any case, I would also guess that the manufacturer would simply repair it as a gesture of goodwill unless it has been obviously abused. Some will even repair it free if it HAS been abused, it's still worth it just for the PR benefits.

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:05 AM

Hi guys. I purchased a Wright Way power supply a few months ago. New not used. It hasn't seen much use. I recently hooked up an old 26D motor to see if it still worked. When I gave it some juice the power supply went dead. I heard a brief hum and it went dead. I replaced the fuse with the correct replacement fuse and nothing. The same thing happened to my 30 + year old Slick 7. I chalked it up to it's age so I bought a Wright Way and I just blew this one. Can anyone give me direction as to where I can get the Wright Way repaired? And why wouldn't the fuse protect the power supply from frying? Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:46 AM

Best to ask Les! http://slotblog.net/user/1012-les/


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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:46 AM

Try messaging Les from post #6 above. My luck with a Wright Way supply is a little different, 20 years old and still working fine.


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 04:22 AM

Most power-supplies die when too much current is pulled from them. The Korford-supply that gives max voltage when switched on is for sure the regulating transistor (-s) (controlled by a voltage Regulator) that ended it's life due to too much current. Get a new transistor of the exact same type.

 

Or let Koford fix it.

 

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#12 Jeff Van Scoter

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 02:44 PM

Thanks for the help everyone! I contacted Les and sent him the power supply on a Tuesday and had it back on Saturday good as new. Les was outstanding to deal with. Les......you da man!!!! Thanks again!



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Posted 12 February 2018 - 03:04 PM

Yes he is!!


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