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I have a Panasonic SA CH31 entertainment unit and neither of

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I have a Panasonic SA CH31 entertainment unit and neither of the Tape deck motors will come on. Unfortunately I do not have aschematic
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: SA CH31 Panasonic about 10 yo
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: judt metering on the control board - it stoppe working some time ago
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, are you then considering a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair approach? If yes, do you have access to and familiar with a multi-meter and even perhaps a soldering iron?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am a retired broadcast technician and am fixing this for a friend, I have a fully equipped workshop
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Great on the DIY!

Any DCV measured on both motors?