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  1. dammers31

    Sansui HiFi

    Thanks for the info TB
  2. dammers31

    Sansui HiFi

    its easily found on here in Great Buys on Ebay and Gumtree.
  3. dammers31

    Sansui HiFi

    I made an offer an hour before the auction closed. I am very happy to have won. I didnt plan it. But yes Good idea to have asked here. I have put my AU-417 up for sale in the classifieds. If anyone wants to try it out I am around Elwood/Brighton.
  4. dammers31

    Sansui HiFi

    Ive purchased an AU-717 that needs relay correction/replacement according to the seller. I have not tested it and am happy to have it checked and fixed. Seller has said this fix http://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/sansui-au-717-distortion-in-right-channel.753004/ is all thats required. I did get it for a pretty good price so I have dropped it off at Open Ear in Brunswick for review/inspection. Anyway speaking to the audio engineer and owner Dick Straight (real name I think) he quickly went through the option of how my investment might escalate (always an intriguing grey area for me). It seems if a high quality service suffices, all good. I doubt this will be the case as although only just meeting the seller quickly I was impressed with his knowledge and his other gear. (he has a Marantz 2600). I am a trusting soul (sucker) and did get ripped off on Gumtree buying a AU-517 only a few months ago. (My fault really, I went against obvious safe dealing protocols and sent money). Anyway if it is less that a recap they have agreed to take the job on. Open Ear say they dont have the time to check and replace all capacitors and it would not be worth my while. While I am happy to be told it wont cost more than $250 I will get it in working condition and it will be "fixed" (fingers crossed). I do realise I havent found a a Sansui expert. I will consider a Sansui specialist for a complete makeover in a couple of years. This post was supposed to be about me saying how excited I am to get a serious AU amp. I cant wait to hook it up to my Aurum Cantus 620's or my Yamaha NS-690 ii.
  5. dammers31

    SOLD: FS: Sansui AU-417

    Item: Sansui AU-417 Amplifier Location: Brighton Vic Price: $475 Item Condition: Very Good Reason for selling: Too many Amps, Always looking for something new, Would love to keep it, etc.. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info:I am selling my Sansui AU-417. It is 65 Watts per channel. and is a 240 Volt model. It has just been serviced by Open Ear Audio in Brunswick. I paid $400 about 3 years ago and the servicing (invoice included) cost $99. Im selling it for $475. The AU series Amps are from the late 70's. This is a classic audiophile Sansui Amp produced at a time when Sansui were making their best hi-fi, made in Japan. It is built like a tank and all controls have a beautiful solid and smooth feel. It weighs 12.2 kg. I would prefer pickup as this amp is nearly 40 years old. I can pack it if need be. The 1st image is from the web. t looks almost the same but I will add photos inside and out tonight. Pictures:
  6. dammers31

    FS Yamaha NS-670 speakers

    Wow. Bargain.
  7. I think this is a pretty good deal. https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/st-kilda-east/speakers/yamaha-ns-690-speakers-with-custom-stands-and-original-boxes/1206157173
  8. Does anyone know if those delivery estimates are in any way accurate? i.e. looks like US$769 for delivery to Oceania (AUS?) for what looks like 1kg. This is from the AMP-5300 the other is double.
  9. Has anyone gone to Japan to pick up an amp like a 907? It seems that postage is around $800-$1000 so are there impediments to flying there with just carry on luggage and toting it back. Whacky audiophiles eh? Will they let you pick it up locally for free? Im sure there must be a thread somewhere...
  10. No he scarpered. Took the money and POQ.
  11. Well Sloper that now makes at least 3 of us. Hoping the long arm of the Law can help!
  12. After posting this I got excited and bought the Amp. I didnt use PayPal as the seller was looking for a local...blah blah Anyway after 15 years of solid buying and trusting sellers on Ebay and Paypal I got scammed. $300. Gumtree have absolutely no interest in helping although they know the seller is a scammer. I wont do it again. And if I post something too good to be true again, well, actually I wont. Hope no one else got roped in.
  13. I expect the above post to raise some eyebrows.
  14. Sansui AU-717 in good order $250. https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-view-details.html?adId=1200508653