I gots some heavy NADs

Just fell into a deal for a "broken" 2200 for $50. Got it home, pulled the lid, verified there was a missing fuse (replaced it) and tapped on the offending channel's output relay.

Viola!! I gots tunage. :D I'm gonna replace the pair of them since that's the prudent thing to do and it'll become the power component in the garage rig. Should be perfect for the Monitor 10s.

There's also a shop close by that will let me audition a Marantz receiver for a week or 2. I'm thinking it'll make a better pre than the yammy I have in place now. They also have a Sony 3000 ES I've been eyeballing.

Decisions...

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  • verbverb Posts: 3,670
    FestYboy wrote: »
    Just fell into a deal for a "broken" 2200 for $50. Got it home, pulled the lid, verified there was a missing fuse (replaced it) and tapped on the offending channel's output relay.

    Viola!! I gots tunage. :D I'm gonna replace the pair of them since that's the prudent thing to do and it'll become the power component in the garage rig. Should be perfect for the Monitor 10s.

    There's also a shop close by that will let me audition a Marantz receiver for a week or 2. I'm thinking it'll make a better pre than the yammy I have in place now. They also have a Sony 3000 ES I've been eyeballing.

    Decisions...

    Nice! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, VTL 2.5 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Cambridge CD transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Auris BluMe, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,270
    I'm glad there were no photos on this thread.

    ps.
    FB? up yours, you lucky sob
    .
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    edited April 18
    msg wrote: »
    I'm glad there were no photos on this thread.

    ps.
    FB? up yours, you lucky sob
    .

    I'm happy to show my NADs undercarriage. It's nice and clean ;)

    I see what you did there :D
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,354
    ^^^ nice. :)
  • verbverb Posts: 3,670
    I’ll play. On your NAD, was it the left or right that had the issue? :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, VTL 2.5 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Cambridge CD transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Auris BluMe, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,008
    Saw that ad on CL. Tempting, but I have neither the skill nor time to fix stuff. Glad it worked out for you.
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,008
    Oh, and I'd say you have big NADS to take the chance.
  • Moss_ManMoss_Man Posts: 21
    Nice! Will the store allow you to borrow the Sony ES too?
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    verb wrote: »
    I’ll play. On your NAD, was it the left or right that had the issue? :smile:

    Twas the right.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Moss_Man wrote: »
    Nice! Will the store allow you to borrow the Sony ES too?

    Possibly, he's a professed 2 channel-aholic, so not too interested in any of the surround pieces he has in store. I want to get my Onkyo repaired and back in HT duty, so if I were to get the 3k ES, it would likely be tossed into the living room rig for 2 channel work. Then again, it might be a good starter amp for a HT pre pro running as the surround/Atmos amp.

    More decisions...
  • Moss_ManMoss_Man Posts: 21
    edited April 18
    FestYboy wrote: »
    Moss_Man wrote: »
    Nice! Will the store allow you to borrow the Sony ES too?

    Possibly, he's a professed 2 channel-aholic, so not too interested in any of the surround pieces he has in store. I want to get my Onkyo repaired and back in HT duty, so if I were to get the 3k ES, it would likely be tossed into the living room rig for 2 channel work. Then again, it might be a good starter amp for a HT pre pro running as the surround/Atmos amp.

    More decisions...

    You're right. There was a shop here that closed recently. The owner is also a serious 2ch guy. His multi channel receivers were bargains. The Sony ES are very good sounding. Good luck with your audition!
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Ok, so I've been binging again... On the power side of the equation this time. Picked up the Adcom GFA 545 from the market here and then have been trolling the 'Bay for some more NADs (you can never have enough) and picked up a Sonance 260x3 to play with...

    Anywho, the real reason for the update is tonight I received a package! And there was a NAD in the package! And something else...
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    Looks like a holiday themed audiophile grade towel. Score!
  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 4,681
    Can't beat that! Lol
    7.1 - polk RTi10 x 3 (LCR) : FXi3 x 2 : RTi4 x 4 : Sunfire SDS-12 : Yamaha Aventage RX-A2040 : Adcom GFA-7500 : Squeezebox Touch : DIRECTV : Roku SE : Panasonic PT-AX200U PJ @ 120"
    5.1 - Definitive Technology ProMonitor 800 x 4 : ProCenter 1000 : Klipsch Sub-10 : Pioneer Elite SC-91: DIRECTV : LG OLED55B6P : Roku Premiere+
    Garage Duty - polk Monitor 10s : Pioneer A-717 Integrated Amp : Squeezebox Classic
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,275
    Nice AMP for sure!!
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,916
    Gotta love all the peanuts, gotta be happy with the towel ;)

    Ever received ported speakers with packing peanuts....grrrrr....don't do that, it'll PissUoff

    Have fun
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • 11tsteve11tsteve Posts: 1,173
    peanuts should be outlawed.There are approximately 1,000,000 better choices.
    Polk Lsi9
    N.E.W. A-20 class A 20W
    NAD 1020 completely refurbished
    Keces DA-131 mk.II
    Analysis Plus Copper Oval, Douglass, Morrow SUB3, Huffman Digital
    Paradigm DSP-3100 v.2
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,008
    That's classier than the set of bed sheets I once received as packing for an amp. Nice scroe!
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 731
    So what do you think od the amp so far?
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Still trying to figure out where to put it...


    And another package arrived today: this time a non working NAD 7175PE.... Got it for nearly pennies ($2.02)! Pulled the cover and found a blown fuse at the power switch. So, while we went for dinner, I stopped and grabbed some fuses. Will report back when I get home.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,275
    good luck!!! ;) :p
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Well, BUST! Blew the new fuse as soon as I hit the power button. No visible signs of damage/burns or obvious shorts. Time to break out the service manual. She'll live again.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,275
    :s :(
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Still no update on the 7175, BUT, I got another 2400PE today with a bad channel.... Or so I was told.

    :D the biznich works perfectly!!!! And for a song to boot. Not quite the deal like the 7175, but still, I'll take it.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 4,798
    You are addicted to NAD!
    Got Dayens?
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,867
    Step one... Lol
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 712
    I have that 2400 THX Great amp.
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