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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #45 on: July 07, 2017, 05:59:11 PM »
^^ Now you can do a comparison.
Old inners versus new. ;)

That's a good idea actually, will fiddle next week.

No idea what I'm going to do with it tbh, will probably monoblock my Visaton's with them. They're different colours though :/
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #46 on: July 10, 2017, 09:37:27 AM »


Have it hooked up as a monoblock with the other one and there definitely is a difference. It's much brighter, bordering on harsh, I think there's some HF distortion going on, my ears are very susceptible to this so it's a particular problem.

Will have to organise a recap for it.
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #47 on: July 14, 2017, 04:16:35 PM »
Weirdness I am hearing is crossover distortion, bias is low after all these years, bit of TLC and it'll be good to go!
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #48 on: July 14, 2017, 04:25:32 PM »
Fantastic news  :thumbs:

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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #49 on: July 15, 2017, 12:04:21 PM »
Fantastic news  :thumbs:

Indeed! All in all it's stable and fully healthy etc, just needs some loving to get back into tip top shape
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #50 on: September 07, 2017, 04:28:57 PM »
So an update on the silver lady... Unfortunately she's being a complete b1tch!

Finally got round to the restoration, everything went 100's, until I got to bias adjustment. Channel 2 is great, Channel 1 has 0 bias, not one iota, so she's off to the doc soon. Louis says it's probably just the temp sensing transistor has shorted and no bias voltage is being generated.

At least that explains why it sounded so dreadful and wasn't me just being dramatic.
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #51 on: October 25, 2017, 09:47:59 PM »
So nearly 4 months later...



:)

Finally up and running! Took an entire reflow from the main man ludo but she's finally in.
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #52 on: October 26, 2017, 09:17:39 AM »
Those Fostex 600 will look so much better connected to my set of Fostex RM1000 monitors  :rubhands:
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #53 on: October 26, 2017, 06:30:31 PM »
WOW beautiful , enjoy and well done
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #54 on: October 26, 2017, 07:39:03 PM »
Those Fostex 600 will look so much better connected to my set of Fostex RM1000 monitors  :rubhands:

We should actually do that, aren't you at the bottom end of the country though?

WOW beautiful , enjoy and well done
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #55 on: November 16, 2017, 12:56:44 PM »


1.5kW at 0.05% THD, 5 channel Fostex Model 600/300 home theatre system :)
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #56 on: November 16, 2017, 09:46:00 PM »
Cape Town amps live on that rack...
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #57 on: November 16, 2017, 09:46:58 PM »
I must pry a baby one off John sometime
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Re: Fostex 600
« Reply #58 on: November 16, 2017, 10:05:32 PM »
The 300 is one of John's, don't think he has another spare but is busy with a rebuild.
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