Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal



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Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby hangwire » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:37 am

Hello there might be a couple threads that I start lately as I had a few pedals go out on me at the exact same time, so I look forward to all the advice and information from people who do this stuff way better than I do

This Mooer Black secret has the flip switch tip pushed into itself and no longer works. I am thinking I can replace the switch with a shorter tip one or even a latching push button to avoid this issue from reoccurring and get it working again.

On these micro pedals would I only have to desolder and replace a broke switch? See pic. Seems straight forward with 6 connectors, but asking to see if others have tried to work on these and noticed removing parts trashes these because of how compact they are on the board. If that is the case, can I solder a “jumper” between any of these 6 spots to at least have one of the modes working?

Also these do seem to have Lm308 chips for anyone who wondered and wanted that in a rat
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Re: Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby hangwire » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:44 am

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Re: Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby crochambeau » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:31 am

Yes, it's just a matter of desoldering that switch.

Might be a challenge if you do not have proper desoldering tools or a fine tuned technique because that part will sink some heat before letting go.

You might be better off by carefully destroying the switch from the top and pulling the pins out one by one.
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Re: Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby BetterOffShred » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:36 am

I usually destroy from above and pull the pins one at a time, then a 3$ solder sucker or even a small drill bit to clear the pads. Seconded
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Re: Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby hangwire » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:39 am

Ok good to know, I was just going to use my iron and melt each pin spot until it could be pulled out. I’ll try from the top and get some of that desoldering braid/sucker
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Re: Flip switch change on a Mooer Black Secret micro pedal

Postby BetterOffShred » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:56 am

The switch legs are all attached to the body, so getting all 6 spots hot at the same time is a real trick, which is where the destroying it from above so it comes out one leg at a time.
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