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Post by F1nut » Wed Mar 22, 2006 6:41 pm

One thread up.
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Post by Chuck_K » Wed Mar 22, 2006 8:20 pm

imo they don't want to fix it.

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Post by elecdik » Fri Mar 31, 2006 6:53 pm

Hey Dave.

I have been talking to Ontario Audio Video. Their number is: 1 (905) 791-2020. Ask for Rick. I think he is the head technician.

Good luck.

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Post by DaveS » Fri Mar 31, 2006 11:44 pm

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Post by kbce » Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:34 pm

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Post by Toy Maker » Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:20 am

Achtung!!

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Re: Now What?

Post by kloneman1 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 10:12 pm

farkerman wrote:I just found out that my M500T cannot be repaired due to unavailability of components. I live close to Toronto, Ont. I had brought it in to a local stereo repair shop about 10 years ago and they fixed it then. It went boom again, but now they say they can't get the parts.

Anybody know where I can send it?

Thanks

I wonder when Sunfire owners like me will be in this same predicament, only worse, because there is no tech data on the outside regarding Sunfire equipment, as there is for Carver equipment.
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Re: Now What?

Post by Toy Maker » Thu Jun 26, 2008 10:32 pm

Are you kidding.... at $600 a pop, they will fix them forever !!!
1 tek working on 1 unit for 8 hours... ain't no where clost to $600

They will make more profit off a repair, than selling a new amp !!!

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Post by BillD » Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:38 am

Tell me how it went "boom". If it went "boom" in a particular way (wide open triac fried the field coil), your technician is correct. Parts are unobtanium. Otherwise, most parts are available or suitable substitutes can be found. I think the best thing to do is to find out from your tech why he says it is unfixable (i.e., which part), and then call Roland.
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Post by Toy Maker » Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:16 am

The ONLY thing I have heard Rolland can't fix, is the Lightstar Preamp, and a couple of the prototype runs made at the end of Carver.... Your repair guy is full of shit... "HE" can't fix it... He probably needs parts, and Rolland won't sell parts.

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Re: Now What?

Post by OBI56 » Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:58 pm

I thought that only the Magnetic Field Coil and filter capacitors were unavailable but that there was a workaround for the filter caps by piggybacking 2 together to get the value needed. Also, if this unit is in Canada, then Anatech in Georgetown knows how to fix these beasts and is very close to Toronto.
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Re: Now What?

Post by BillD » Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:03 pm

I had no problem getting electrolytic caps for my M-500, and they use all the same ones as the "T"
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Re: Now What?

Post by RichP714 » Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:52 pm

OBI56 wrote:I thought that only the Magnetic Field Coil and filter capacitors were unavailable but that there was a workaround for the filter caps by piggybacking 2 together to get the value needed. Also, if this unit is in Canada, then Anatech in Georgetown knows how to fix these beasts and is very close to Toronto.
I think the OP was from 1996? The M-1.5t is the unit that had dual caps; they switched to separate caps and a mounting block when the dual caps became unavailable

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