sunfire classic remote repair

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sunfire classic remote repair

Post by mbskeam » Sat May 17, 2014 8:06 pm

well I went and dropped my remote.
it only worked after that if I was about a foot away from the pre.
when I used my camera to see if the infrared was working, yes your dgital camera can see this and show it on the screen of your camera, try it.
it showed that it was not, but the remote did work only at close range, that told me the led was bad, as its output was not strong enough.
also tested to see if the Ceramic Resonator was working, hooked up a visible led and could see that it was modulating the output.
so I replaced the stock led with a ratshack high output type. the remote works even better now.

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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by frenchguy » Sat May 17, 2014 8:24 pm

good job mike!! I may have the same problem with my ct-17 remote, will have to look at it!! thanks =D>
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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by Snoop65 » Sat May 17, 2014 8:59 pm

You're the man Mike!!!! =D> =D> =D>
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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by Magnaryder » Sat May 17, 2014 9:07 pm

Well done!!!! Fucking ingenious Mike!!!

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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by jjptkd » Sat May 17, 2014 9:29 pm

Right on, glad to hear you got it fixed. Those original remotes are next to impossible to find, you might want to make a copy for safe keeping. I copied one onto a MX-500 universal remote (same as the Sunfire remotes) and it works great.
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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by BrianT » Sat May 17, 2014 9:31 pm

Nice one Mike.

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Re: sunfire classic remote repair

Post by mbskeam » Sat May 17, 2014 9:57 pm

jjptkd wrote:Right on, glad to hear you got it fixed. Those original remotes are next to impossible to find, you might want to make a copy for safe keeping. I copied one onto a MX-500 universal remote (same as the Sunfire remotes) and it works great.
after it hit the floor and did not work I thought the same thing....LOL

found this....

http://www.remotes.com/remotes/servlet/ ... 3817410210
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CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

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