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Original or new parts?

Discussion in 'Marantz Audio' started by Tonyqt, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. Tonyqt

    Tonyqt Active Member

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    429ECDCD-8283-4AA8-9629-52C1A374839E.jpeg E5888ABE-FDCF-47AE-88CF-8D069A69AEBB.jpeg BED82608-AF5A-4CB7-89D2-3B4B15051CD2.jpeg i recently picked up this 2270 and like everyone else here wanted to see what the insides look like. I take the 4 screws off, lift the cover and am blown away with just how clean this one is. So I’m thinking “there is no way this hasn’t been messed with. Someone had to be in here before”.
    So could someone tell me by the pictures if this is all original Marantz parts or are there new parts in here and who ever installed them cleaned thing up. Thanks!
    Buy the way. It’s as clean on the outside, plays great and everything works with no odd sounds or scratchy pots.
     

     

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  2. Marine0811

    Marine0811 I love it loud! Subscriber

    I’m not sure about everything else, but looks like big power supply capacitors have been replaced. Mine are black
     
  3. gslikker

    gslikker Super Member

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    It looks those are grey Elna ones and if they are they will be original, look at the markings.
    I never owned one but it looks quite "unmessed"to me, which IMO is a good sign.
     
  4. blhagstrom

    blhagstrom Mad Scientist, fixer. Subscriber

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    It’s original equipment as far as we can see.
     
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  5. Steven Tate

    Steven Tate AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Wow. Very clean unit. Must have been stored in a cabinet keeping the dust from settling on it. Great find! All of those grey electrolytics look original to me.
     
  6. cemerson

    cemerson Active Member

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    I’d agree all the grey Elna caps are original, especially an earlier 2270.
     

     

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  7. Fairlane

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    Nice original unmolested time capsule there. Very nice indeed, congrats.

    What the story of how you got it?
     
  8. Tonyqt

    Tonyqt Active Member

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    It came with a group that I bought. Including the 2270, 2215, 2325, 240 and 5220. All with wood cabinets.
     
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  9. Bob

    Bob AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    flip it upside down. remove bottom cover(s). inspect all the solder joints, if the board has
    conformal coating then look for where it's been removed. resoldered joints look different
    easy to spot.

    also look for non-period correct caps.
     
  10. Fairlane

    Fairlane AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Great haul! No pictures of the others?

    (Is that your SD 455 Trans am in the picture?)
     
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  11. Tonyqt

    Tonyqt Active Member

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    Yes, that is my TA. It’s just the plane 455 not the SD.
    I sold the 2215 as soon as I got the group. Here are the other 3 from it.
     

     

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  12. gregmcm

    gregmcm AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Here is a 2270 I picked up from the original owner that was untouched except for one or two dial lamps being replaced.

    Marantz 2270.jpeg
     
  13. Fairlane

    Fairlane AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Again great pieces of gear.

    "Just a plain 455" he says. :p I love the 69-74 Trans AM.
     
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  14. Mike Sweeney

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    LOL.. funny man ;)
     

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