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Discussion in 'Marantz Audio' started by AJXD, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. ahartig

    ahartig AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Just cleaned up a really dirty 1060 I got off clist. These units are super sleek, might end up using it as a preamp.
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  2. Whuzit

    Whuzit New Member

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    Got a Marantz SD4000 3 head deck I have just recapped...All went good except 1 channel will not record on the tape...Meters SHOW a signal being recorded but when played back,,nothing...Play back works excellent on tapes I have recorded and other tapes...Meters work as they should...Checked all caps again and wires going to head(s).All good..recording level knob to adjust meters during recording will adjust the meters during recording to set level..Heads were cleaned w/91% alcohol and demaged.. Went back and traced EVERY WIRE and none loose...Also cleaned new solded caps with alchol.. It recorded B4 I recapped. I am stumped...Any wisdom,experience and solutions would be greatly appreciated...:crazy::crazy::crazy::crazy:
     
  3. ahartig

    ahartig AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Did a few searches on AK in regards to cleaning and did a few things:

    • Soaked all knobs in simple green / water solution overnight, ratio approximately 1 simple green to 15/20? water
    • Did first cleaning of faceplate with same simple green concoction and used an old toothbrush to scrub it, also scrubbed knobs with toothbrush
    • Final faceplate cleaning was with mr clean magic eraser dipped in a tiny bit of rubbing alcohol, then rubbed away.
    • Rinsed off faceplate and dried, good as new.
     
  4. ThorsVinyls

    ThorsVinyls New Member

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    looks so shiny! :)
     
  5. ahartig

    ahartig AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Tamatoa would love it, bad Moana reference....:rflmao:
     
  6. ernst56

    ernst56 New Member

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    My latest and finished project soo far.
    Full restauration of a 2330b, have worked on it for 3 months.
    Now i'm happy! :)

    Regards from Belgium,
    Ernst
     
  7. Homer4beer

    Homer4beer AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Awesome! I've got one that needs cleaning too.
     
  8. paul_ral

    paul_ral Active Member

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    On the bench
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  9. ThorsVinyls

    ThorsVinyls New Member

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    That's purdy!
     

     

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  10. a10warthog

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    2215 (X2)
    2216 (engraved, champ. If memory serves)
    2230 (restored, wood cab)
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    2252 (restored, wood cab)
    2270(restored)
    1060 (restored)
     
  11. JT-3

    JT-3 Super Member

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    Nice job Ernst! As mentioned, check out a product called "magic eraser" by Mr Clean. Used carefully it works very well.
     
  12. smsshafic

    smsshafic New Member

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    Dear friends,
    This is my first post in this wonderful forum.
    I am from Bombay, India and a proud owner of lovely Marantz 1060.
    I have purchased this amp three years ago in perfect working condition. Apart from some crackling noise ( vanished after pot cleaning ) was nothing major problem arised till yesterday. Today I have connected with my saba two way speakers ( 5 ohms) after a month gap. After one hour playing suddenly a big strange distortion sound came from both speakers. I immediately switched off the amp. After few minutes I connected with other different speakers. Huge distortion sound came from those speakers too when I switched on.

    I removed the bottom plate of the amp and checked the caps and found that the orange Square size suppression capasiter ( connected to on/off switch) is looks swallown condition
    As I did not have any technical knowledge it is very difficult to understand what happened to my lovely amp.
    Pls guide me to rectify the fault and start to sing again. Your kind help will be much appreciated.
    Regards,
    shafic
     

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  13. smsshafic

    smsshafic New Member

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    Thanks guys,
    The problem is solved without any repair.
    Regards
     
  14. paul_ral

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    115B&1120 after recapp

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  15. Chrisxo55441

    Chrisxo55441 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Found 2 very large Fedex boxes when i got home, i wonder whats inside? Damn im going to the Twins game tonight so they will have to wait.Stay tuned
     
  16. Chrisxo55441

    Chrisxo55441 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    So i have been looking for a nice pair of Marantz HD 770 speakers for over 4 years and i finally found a mint pair and the seller did this, shipped in single box with peanuts no corner protection, i didnt even bother opening the second one. they are going back what a F#CK#NG shame :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:

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  17. bryans12v

    bryans12v Marantz Junkie

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    Ouch! I freaking HATE peanuts!!

    Sorry to hear about this Chris, hopefully you get refunded in full!
     

     

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  18. Chrisxo55441

    Chrisxo55441 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Fedex is picking them up tomorrow seller is doing an insurance claim, said he would give me full refund when they are picked up. i just hate to see nice things get damaged, he is blaming fedex but he is the one that packed it like that ,idiot. Yes i hate peanuts too ive had a couple of receivers get damaged because they were single boxed with peanuts, the scariest was my model 19 it was packed well and not with peanuts but it was in the wood case and the seller didnt have the mounting screws attached, there is a couple of inches around the receiver with that case and it was bouncing around inside, luckily it only broke off the front molding of the case which i glued back on. the receiver could easily of been trashed

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  19. GSS61

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    SR8002 I got on the big auction site for a mere fraction of its original MSRP and is in practically new condition.

    Not a vintage piece, but it's the heart of my living room 5.1 home theater setup and sounds wonderful...

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  20. Chrisxo55441

    Chrisxo55441 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Nice i have the previous model SR8001 for my HT and it is excellent
     

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