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Old 6th February 2009, 11:45 AM   #1
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Hello im currently renovating three quad esl 57 one of the audio transformer is broken " self inflicted" havenīt found any spec on the transformer. would like to get replasment for it.
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Old 6th February 2009, 10:24 PM   #2
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audio transformer spec quad esl
Four choices:

- replace with "old stock"/used original unit. (ebay, etc...)
- replace all three with new xfmrs of suitable spec
- buy three "new" xfmrs from the German (iirc) company that is now making them. (or other supplier like that)
- reverse engineer the bad xfmr, and wind ur own (or have it wound for you)

Determining the turns ratio and freq resp, etc (the xfmr specs) isn't that difficult to do using one of the "good ones."

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Old 10th February 2009, 05:17 PM   #3
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Hi nobody,
you can ask them, they have made all transformers for QUAD:
Sowter Transformer Ipswich England
http://www.sowter.co.uk/electrostatic-loudspeaker.php
they are very friendly.
Good luck!
Frank
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Old 11th February 2009, 11:20 AM   #4
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I have a spare one I would be prepared to exchange for your faulty one, send me an email if you are interested

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