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Anyone Loose a Counterpoint SA-5000?
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Old 2nd March 2014, 08:11 PM   #1
protekmike is offline protekmike  United States
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Question Anyone Loose a Counterpoint SA-5000?

I told myself I wasn't going to buy it. No way! It didn't even have the power supply unit; a ghastly complicated device at that. So, I made a ridiculously low offer thinking I would be safe; and...he accepted it. Now I have a project.
But first, the seller seems to be legit and a trustworthy chap but how does one loose a power supply like this. He claims it was lost in a move. I'm thinking someone may have been robbed (wouldn't you?)!
Anyone loose their SA-5000? Show me a serial number, a receipt and we'll talk.
In the mean time, anyone have a spare PSU for me?
Ugh!
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Old 3rd March 2014, 12:30 AM   #2
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Maybe the best option is to flip it and try to recoup your costs. Or, maybe you could contact one of the service dealers for Counterpoint gear...they may have a spare? They are listed at Alta Vista Audio Home Page. Sadly it appears that Mike Elliott is no longer in business.
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Old 3rd March 2014, 12:39 AM   #3
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Yes, but I tightened it up again.
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Old 3rd March 2014, 07:37 PM   #4
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There is your project, The power supply is separate and much easier to build then the preamp. probably costs a small fortune to replace which is why the fellow sold it to you cheap.
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Old 3rd March 2014, 07:43 PM   #5
Frank Berry is offline Frank Berry  United States
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If you know the voltages and currents, you should be able to build a suitable power supply.
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Old 3rd March 2014, 07:45 PM   #6
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There is your project, The power supply is separate and much easier to build then the preamp. probably costs a small fortune to replace which is why the fellow sold it to you cheap.
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Old 3rd March 2014, 08:51 PM   #7
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Post Patience is a virtue

I'm going to try being patient and see if one doesn't show up.
In the mean time, I have pretty much what I need to build one. I'm hoping Plitron might still have a transformer laying around and I can lift the PCB art for a Gerber from the SM. It's just such a BIG project!
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