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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by Snoop65 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:03 pm

kingman wrote:
Snoop65 wrote:My Lightstar S/N 952206009
Doesn't that mean #9 Snoop????
I think so Kingman :D
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:53 am

So mine has the serial 94Z2040009. I assumed it was number 9 by the other serials I had seen. What does this mean?
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:06 am

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natektronic wrote:So mine has the serial 94Z2040009. I assumed it was number 9 by the other serials I had seen. What does this mean?

Here's a pic...........
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:37 am

OK, so I just picked up that Lightstar preamp that was on eBay. No remote comes with it. Any ideas? Also, the chassis looks a little battered. How can that be spiffed up?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120895704950?ss ... 1497.l2649
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by kingman » Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:00 pm

natektronic wrote:OK, so I just picked up that Lightstar preamp that was on eBay. No remote comes with it. Any ideas? Also, the chassis looks a little battered. How can that be spiffed up?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120895704950?ss ... 1497.l2649
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by engtaz » Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:24 pm

Wayne your awesome. Way to step up and help.
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by kingman » Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:28 pm

engtaz wrote:Wayne your awesome. Way to step up and help.
But there's only one Energizer bunny Roy!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Sun Apr 15, 2012 3:00 pm

So, I have still have questions regarding the serial numbers on these amps. Is there anything that can help us nail it down?
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:27 pm

Got the preamp today. Just waiting on the remote now to see if actually works.....
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by kingman » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:43 am

What's the serial # on the pre Nate?
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:48 am

Looks like number 8 to me. That matches up great with amp number 9... :D \:D/ :D
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by angelod307 » Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:11 pm

huh, the first number is the year. so the #9 amp in 94 while the #8 amp in 95 and then snoops amp that was in 95 as well that is a #9. hmmmm....does this mean that they are numbered from zero up each year?.....
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by Snoop65 » Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:38 pm

angelod307 wrote:huh, the first number is the year. so the #9 amp in 94 while the #8 amp in 95 and then snoops amp that was in 95 as well that is a #9. hmmmm....does this mean that they are numbered from zero up each year?.....
Makes sense to me
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:17 pm

Got my PRH-2 remote in the mail today from Kingman. A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to him. I have not hooked anything up other than power yet but it does light up and switch between sources. The chassis is in rough shape, lots of scratches some deeper than others. I don't care to much though right now. I have a lightstar preamp to match my amp..... \:D/ :D \:D/ :D \:D/ :D
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Re: Lightstar Owner Registration

Post by natektronic » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:19 pm

OK, yes it is after midnight. No, I am not tired. I did however just test the three RCA inputs on the preamp. The woman is asleep so there was no rocking out but all three input channels function properly. The only problem I have right now is that my current rack setup will not hold both the amp and the preamp. I guess it's time to build the new one.
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