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jimelee108
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Hello from Chicago!

Post by jimelee108 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:57 pm

Hello, I just found you amazing site. I was researching my recently aquired C-4000 pre amp, M-400 (2x) amps and TX-11 tuner when I came across the site.

I'm just starting out and getting into vintage hifi hobby/lifestyle and need help. The C-4000 doesn't seem to be outputting any signal. When I got the equipement all from the orginal owner, the fuse for the preamp was blown. I replaced the fuse and now can not get the preamp to power up (no lights) or output signal.

What should I look at first to correct the issue?

Thanks in advance. I'm really excited to listen to the system.

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kingman
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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by kingman » Sat Jul 17, 2010 3:30 pm

1'st WELCOME!!!! Second, a pre with a blown fuse can be alot of stuff. I would check the interior boards for dark brown spots around the soldier joints. It may be something as simple as a soldier job, or may need refurbishing. Rita's Vintage Audio is the way to go. First class repair and hopes of an autograph by Bob Carver!!!!!
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by thuffman03 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:07 pm

Welcome to the forum!
Some cool Carver stuff!

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by engtaz » Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:25 pm

Welcome nice gear.
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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
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Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by jimelee108 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:17 pm

Thanks for the pointers. I truely feel welcome here and will keep everyone up to date with the project progress!

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Zoot Horn
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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by Zoot Horn » Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:29 pm

Wlecome to the machine

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by frankieD » Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:40 pm

Welcome to the Forum.

Give them a little time & some of the more tech oriented members will offer good advice.

I'm less tech oriented so I'll go along with Wayne (Kingman) & say if all else fails send it to Rita.

It will come back like new & maybe have Bob's signature.

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by Jag_97470 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:04 pm

Zoot Horn wrote:Wlecome to the machine
Yes we are! Everyone on this forum is like a well oiled machine, well, maybe not everyone > there are a few that never change their oil and only like to play with their dip stick :lol: :lol: :lol: Welcome to the forum! This is a great place to be! If you want to contact Rita here is her link: http://www.ritasvintageaudio.net/

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:12 pm

\:D/ WELCOME! \:D/
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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by jimelee108 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 7:32 pm

You guys are great. Thank you so much.

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by beemers417 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:27 am

You look like another candidate for OCCD syndrome!
Gunter the wonder dog is watching you...

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Re: Hello from Chicago!

Post by peck555 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:43 am

Welcome to the forum.

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