Monthly Archive for May, 2009

Failed power supply on Mackie Control Universal

The external power supply on my Mackie Control Universal failed. No power.

All the forums say ordering replacements from Mackie is over-priced and very slow. But it’s just a generic 7.5V 4A regulated switching supply. I ordered this part from Jameco Electronics, and received it shortly after.

Jameco Part #206528
Meanwell P40A-11P2JU-R
US$32.95

The connector on the end is not compatible with the MCU, but it’s a simple matter to swap its connector for the original one from the Mackie supply, being careful to get the polarity right. My MCU is working fine again.

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