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Sansui Serial Number Database Update

Discussion in 'Exclusively Sansui' started by LBPete, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. LBPete

    LBPete Rolling Along Subscriber

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    I've updated the Sansui Serial Number Database. It had not been updated since January 2009. I've compiled all the serial numbers posted in the database update thread.

    The updated Sansui Serial Number list is now resides in the Digital Docs forum. You can get to it directly by clicking on this link: Sansui Serial Number Data.

    The database is extremely useful to determine things like the time frame units were built and the approximate number of units built. The more serial numbers collected, the better the data.

    Please post your serial numbers to the 2017 database update thread located here.

    When posting serial numbers please use this format: Serial Number, Model, AK handle. Like this: AU-919,220031540,LBPete. This format lets me cut and paste a list with all the data that can be uploaded into MS Access. Otherwise I have to reformat the data into this format. The commas are very important. They tell access to skip to the next field.

    Lastly, please double check your serial numbers after you post them. There are a lot of decoding errors because the serial number don't follow the correct date format or the number of digits is wrong. Most equipment is 9 digits except speakers and some other oddball stuff. The 4 and 5 digits must equal a month designation.

    - Pete
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2017
  2. Pauln

    Pauln Active Member

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    You're welcome to add my beautiful AU-6500
    813090026 26th unit from line 81, Sep 1973
     
  3. Hyperion

    Hyperion Roobarb & Custard Subscriber

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    That is an AMAZING piece of work Pete - well done and thank you. :thumbsup:
     
  4. Multimode

    Multimode Member

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    Wow! What dedication!

    My AU-919 is serial number 229050099, which seems to put the production date at May 1979.
     
  5. ghazzer

    ghazzer Sansui addict Subscriber

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    Well done Pete! I had forgotten about this resource, and will endeavor to uncover my receivers and check them against your updated list.

    Thanks - - -
     
  6. johnny_fever

    johnny_fever Walk tall & carry a big G Subscriber

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    Good Job LBPete
     
  7. ricoeche

    ricoeche AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Great work there Pete.
    Here's my info,
    819060491,G9700,Ricoeche

    Thanks
     
  8. LBPete

    LBPete Rolling Along Subscriber

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    Got it, Thank You!

    - Pete
     
  9. JOMARK911

    JOMARK911 Super Member

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    Good job Pete.
    Do you want me to post my serial numbers too?
    I'm starting to get dizzy.
     
  10. LBPete

    LBPete Rolling Along Subscriber

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    I sent you a PM with a list of the serial numbers that have your username tagged to them. No need to post any of those. The serial numbers for you G-33000 look like they are missing a digit. Can you check them?

    Thanks,
    - Pete
     
  11. _mano

    _mano Active Member

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    Thanks Pete, apprciated
     
  12. LBPete

    LBPete Rolling Along Subscriber

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    All part of being a member of the community.

    - Pete
     
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  13. skippy124

    skippy124 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    604044705, AU-Alpha907 Limited, skippy124
    604044744, AU-Alpha907 Limited, skippy124
    613114143, CD-Alpha917XR, skippy124
    607061269, AU-Alpha607MRX, skippy124
    834030173, AU-555A, skippy124
    223091005, AU-555A, skippy124
    338061163, SR222MKIi, skippy124
    237020302, AU-20000, skippy124
    219100203, CA-F1, skippy124
    436096993, C-2102, skippy124
    606082028, B-2102, skippy124
    514051992, AU-101, skippy124
    514031553, AU-101, skippy124
    822050082, AU-101, skippy124
    822060185, AU-101, skippy124
    838011022, AU-217, skippy124
    814080225, AU-505, skippy124
    024050520, 661, skippy124
    227081667, AU-717, skippy124
    227112358, AU-517, skippy124
    228041289, AU-717, skippy124
    227080970, AU-717, skippy124
    228050481, AU-717, skippy124
    228023441, AU-717, skippy124
    239050004, AU-X1, skippy124

    more to come.....

    And great work Pete taking on the updating of the database!!

    Cheers

    John
     
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  14. larryderouin

    larryderouin Do I get Food, Med's, or more gear this Month? Subscriber

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    16027920,1000A, larryderouin Feb '66
    018081953, 2000, larryderouin Aug '68
    829110997, 2000A, larryderouin Nov '69
    813071557, 2000X, larryderouin Jul '73

    Skippy must be the New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia distributor for Sansui. Or he's starting a Museum!
     
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  15. Hyperion

    Hyperion Roobarb & Custard Subscriber

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    According to the PDF in post #1 there are a few of my S/Nos missing - I'll post up the missing numbers in the Database Update thread.
     
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2017
  16. LBPete

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    John, I'll send you a PM with a list of the equipment that has your name tagged to it. FYI, the program is set up to reject duplicate serial numbers so when in doubt, post.

    - Pete
     
  17. Hyperion

    Hyperion Roobarb & Custard Subscriber

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    Thanks Pete. :thumbsup:
     
  18. LBPete

    LBPete Rolling Along Subscriber

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    There are lots of ways to slice and dice the serial number data. When I have time I'm going to look at what equipment was built on each production line over time. It can be arranged sequentially to see what models are built simultaneously on the same line. That will help us get closer to build quantities for each model.

    - Pete
     
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  19. larryderouin

    larryderouin Do I get Food, Med's, or more gear this Month? Subscriber

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    Pete; I've got about 18 serials with names that I did for 1000A owners database back in 2009-2010. Do you want me to post them or PM them to you. Might be a couple of dup's .

    Larry
     
  20. Robisme

    Robisme Sansui Enthusiast Subscriber

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    This is great. Thanks Pete.

    I'll have to post my AU-X711 SN. I may have a few more that were never added as well.

    Rob
     

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