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Newbie with TGPIII questions

Post by rlfmichigan » Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:59 pm

I have many pieces of older Carver equipment but have recently been handed a busted Sunfire TGPIII that I hope can be repaired by a friend with some skills if we can locate a service manual.

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Re: Newbie with TGPIII questions

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:18 am

Hi and welcome to the forum. Don't know if you can find the service manual for the TGIII. I suggest contacting Bill Flannery of Flannery's Vintage Audio Repair. He's the best on Sunfire equipment.
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Re: Newbie with TGPIII questions

Post by fill35U » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:39 am

Welcome to the forum, rlf! :)

We don't have any Sunfire service manuals, and we can't really point to a place that offers them. So if you find any, please share with us!

I've got a TGP I and a TGP IV. I repaired both by replacing some of the electrolytic capacitors. Sunfire used cheap caps, at least in that vintage, so they are an even more common problem than usual.

What's busted on your TGP III?
Living room system: TGP IV, TX-8r, TD-1400, PT-2400(x6), PM-1.5a(x3), TFM-45(x2), TFM-55, Silver Amazings Mk IV

Spares/projects: C-9, M-400, PM-350(x2), M-1.5t(x2), PT-2400(x2-1/2), PT-1800(x4), TGP I, Architectural True Sub, pm420

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Re: Newbie with TGPIII questions

Post by hewlew1 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:12 pm

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Re: Newbie with TGPIII questions

Post by sea » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:17 pm

Welcome to the forum. Look around you will find a wealth of information.

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