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  1. slimecity replied to the thread Warm sound option : Sansui AU-D707,Technics SU-8080,Pioneer SA-9100 or Marantz PM-750DC ?.

    I had this amp and the SU-V6 - the pre section in the V6 was a large sideways-mounted seperate PCB that had an excellent MM and MC section.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:43 PM
  2. slimecity liked noisefreq's post in the thread Warm sound option : Sansui AU-D707,Technics SU-8080,Pioneer SA-9100 or Marantz PM-750DC ?.

    The Technics SU 8080 has the two best, sweetest sounding built in phono inputs I've ever heard in an intergrated amplifier. In fact,...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:42 PM
  3. slimecity liked ethangsmith's post in the thread EPI M100 rattles with base drum.

    Check too to make sure the magnet didn't shift on the woofer. That's a common thing on EPI speakers. I've had several over the years...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:41 PM
  4. slimecity replied to the thread help please. :-).

    did you ever find out why the amplifier initially "died?" sounds to me like a dying small signal transistor. Some of these amps have...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:24 PM
  5. slimecity liked maxhifi's post in the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    Ahhh so bid price $213, final cost $671. And that's to NZ, which is maybe closer to Japan than North America is? Probably not a bad...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 4:20 PM
  6. slimecity attached a file to the thread Au3900 recap.

    Component freeze spray - not sure of your main brand/s in the US - but in NZ we have this...... [ATTACH]

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  7. slimecity replied to the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    An example - I just checked my account as its been a while. But I won an amplifier in 2017 that cost $213, the comission was $37 and...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 3:00 PM
  8. slimecity liked JOMARK911's post in the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    Depends on the broker. The one I was using , don't remember now it was something like 4to6% plus some other charges In general I have...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:56 PM
  9. slimecity replied to the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    I use a 2kVa trafo that runs all my amps easily - including the X1 and 999. They are both units from JP, on 100VAC primary supply only

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:42 AM
  10. slimecity replied to the thread Au3900 recap.

    A great and easy way to diagnose is to use freezespray. Small bursts at a time. Let the unit warm up until the noise starts, hit each...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:56 AM
  11. slimecity replied to the thread Au222 right channel noise.

    You want to build a DBT and power it up thru that whilst testing. She needs a recap anyway - it could be that some of the caps arent...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:55 AM
  12. slimecity liked AnalogueBen's post in the thread Au222 right channel noise.

    Update with pics.. Instead of the ksc1845's , I've installed ztx694b's... big difference, full sound stage, dynamic, mucho bass. I...

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  13. slimecity liked richardpp's post in the thread Au222 right channel noise.

    I used the 2SC1815 and complement 2SC1015 as a replacements with no problems. However, before physically changing out transistors, you...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:51 AM
  14. slimecity replied to the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    Yup - good results in some cases and not so in others - just like any auction. Plus you have the language problems, the descriptions...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:49 AM
  15. slimecity liked _mano's post in the thread Yahoo Japan Auctions.

    Have, needed to use a broker site like Rink%a, many other similar broker sites, to perform the translations and handling of...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:47 AM