COMPLETE FULL Electronic Control Systems & Audio upgrade overhaul kit for Studer A80 VU


$1,326.00 AUD

COMPLETE FULL Electronic Control Systems & Audio upgrade overhaul kit for Studer A80 VU

Models  A80VU  mk1, mk2, mk3, mk4, A80 MR mk2  1/4 " - 2", 2 - 16 track

This is the recommended kit to fully overhaul and update all the electronic boards. It  contains parts for the very important power supply, tape control, logic, microprocessor and transport functions as well as all the audio cards:

  • Replacement capacitors for all electrolytics including large PSU can type caps
  • Replacement for all tantalum capacitors
  • Brand new specially manufactured non polarised motor capacitors. A80 takes 5 motor capacitors - more than any other Studer or Revox machine. 
  • All troublesome paper capacitors on drive control, switching and mains suppression
  • New mains filter module  
  • All Audio Modules upgraded and recapped 
  • All A101 linear amplifier module kits replacing these troublesome modules.

 This kit caters for the following circuit boards.
  • Power Supply
  • Stabiliser card - tape transport
  • Stabiliser card - audio
  • Contactor Board
  • Reel Motors Control Boards
  • Capstan Servo Control
  • Move Status Evaluation
  • Command Receiver
  • Command Decoders
  • Zero Locator
  • Tape Transport Attenuator & Preamplifier - mk1
  • Basis / Counter Board
  • Counter Decoder & Counter Display
  • Tape Movement, Direction Sensor Boards and timer for earlier versions
  • IC Memory and Counter
  • IC Decoder, Counter and Drivers
  • Mains Filter module - we have a new ones made specially for us to the same specification
  • All motor chassis mounted motor capacitors
  • All Audio boards -
    • Record amp and preamp
    • Reproduce amp and preamp
    • Line amplifier
    • Sync amplifier  / preamp + line amp
    • Oscillator
    • Stabiliser
    • Replacement for ALL A101 modules
      • Mk1 - 17x / track unit (yes its a lot  but needs to be done)
      • Mk2/3 - 2x per track unit
  • A comprehensive set of Nagravox service sheets / manual is provided to assist you with your overhaul.  

TOTALS:  Capacitors =100 + 60 to 124 per track unit + 2 to 17 A101 modules per track unit PLUS  contactor relay and misc mounting hardware = 7.   Small “upgrade” blank label provided to record your upgrade project.

PLEASE NOTE: There are slightly different versions for single capstan  50 or 60hz and Normal Speed and High Speed versions.  You must specify you machine details when you order in the form of a note to us. ie specify hz and speeds. The motor capacitors change with hz and speed. 

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