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Old 20th January 2019, 11:39 PM   #1
stvnharr is offline stvnharr  Australia
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The Hitachi HOP1200 is a common laser used in numerous cd and some sacd players. From what I have read the different variants, the R, S, and W are all essentially identical. The lasers are available from numerous vendors. I have also read that quality control is likely not the best and these lasers can be short lived or just plain DOA.
I now have a sacd player that uses the HOP1200 laser. I would like to get a stock of replacement lasers while they are still available.

What are the best places to buy these from? Where is one more likely to get a good laser than a bad one? Are there vendors to avoid? Are there vendors who can be recommended?
Oh, and does it matter if you get the full mechanism or just the laser?

All information is appreciated.

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Old 21st January 2019, 03:41 AM   #2
Old'n'Cranky is offline Old'n'Cranky  Australia
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I got two from dalbani in usa.
I've only used one and so far it seems fine.
Despite what their website says, they do sell to Aus, just email them for a quote with shipping.
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Old 22nd January 2019, 09:57 PM   #3
stvnharr is offline stvnharr  Australia
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I got two from dalbani in usa.
I've only used one and so far it seems fine.
Despite what their website says, they do sell to Aus, just email them for a quote with shipping.
Thanks, I'll keep dalbani in mind.
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