SA-9 Transformer Replacement

analyzer

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May 20, 2016
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In the past I had an SA-9 and a rare SA-9 "junior" built for me by Mike Elliott. Mine worked regularly in these years and unfortunatly I no longer have schematics in order to help you but I know that in late years of Activity held by Mike Elliott under the brand "Altavista audio" all replacement and upgraded Transformers have bene made by Plitron in Canada.
I Will search in my papers if I can find exact code and values. May be useful for you.
My best
Marco
 
Dec 4, 2018
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Thanks Marco.
I got Michael to repair and update my SA-9 years ago. Should have replaced the Transformers then. I think I have the schematics but need to check. Don't know about the Plitron part number though.
Regards
Robert
 
Apr 7, 2018
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I sometimes wish I still had my SA-5000. loved that preamp And can only imagine how good the SA-9 must be.

George
 
Dec 4, 2018
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The SA-9 is great but the transformers are noisy. Having the potentiometer bypassed by Michael made a big difference for the better.
 

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