Sansui B-2301 Amp

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  1. swamppirate

    swamppirate Super Member

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    Looking at a used one. Any problem areas to pay attention to on this amp? Regards
     
  2. Hyperion

    Hyperion Roobarb & Custard Subscriber

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    No more than any other ~30+ year old Sansui, obviously it will depend on whether any previous work has been carried out on the unit and if it was well done or not. :)
     
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  3. swamppirate

    swamppirate Super Member

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    Thanks! Will take that advice.
     
  4. ManyMoonsAudio

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    Make sure it is 120V capable, unless your willing to use a step up or down transformer in front of it.
     
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  5. JOMARK911

    JOMARK911 Super Member

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    There are quite a lot of them on yahoo.jp. Some are messed up cosmetically. They do come up on ebay too. I bought mine out of ebay.de , for 2500 e plus Shipping.
    It's a fine amp with no problems . A Real powerhouse with a clean clear fast sound. Probably the best amp made by sansui.
     
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  6. rasenthiran

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    Jomark,

    When you say about the clean clear fast sound,is it related to the slew rate?
     
  7. JOMARK911

    JOMARK911 Super Member

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    Yes it is related to the slew rate also, but not only to that. It's the a-x balanced design that makes the sound so fine.
     
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  8. JOMARK911

    JOMARK911 Super Member

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    And bare in mind that my amp is exactly 30 years old , with the stock caps. All of em .
     
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  9. swamppirate

    swamppirate Super Member

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    Thanks for the info!
     
  10. rasenthiran

    rasenthiran Well-Known Member

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    Thats when the Quality comes in mind. Not sure the capasitor used in today's amplifier can last so long.
     
  11. JOMARK911

    JOMARK911 Super Member

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    Ohh there are quite nice capacitors available by the manufacturers today also. But the cost is High. I'm not sure though what the cost of nice caps was back then.
     

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