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STUDER 827 tech in LONDON or South of England ???
Old 28th March 2018
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STUDER 827 tech in LONDON or South of England ???

Hi guys can anyone recommend a good tech competent with the Studer a827.


All my usual suspects seem to have disappeared.
Old 28th March 2018
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Chris Myring, used to work at Dreamhire, and has maintained an A827 at an artist's private studio that I have worked at. Knows what he is talking about!

[email protected]

07850 866396‬

Tell him that I sent you!
Old 29th March 2018
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Brian Gibson?
Old 29th March 2018
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Dying breed these guys!
Old 29th March 2018
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You could give Funky Junk a call and see who they know / recommend.

Or Rod Thear at Thear Technology.

The problem is getting an old geezer with ample experience and all the required kit who is prepared to visit the machine.

Test tapes, audio analysers / scopes, tension gauges, transport components, bearings, shims, thrust washers, cleaning and lubing products; all that has to be decanted from the bench, packed up and transported.

It is much easier and less expensive to move the entire machine. There are more people who'll do a proper workshop job of it than risk showing up with all the gear but missing a crucial component.

I've repaired a few A827s, but not transport or tape path issues. Shorted tants, duff electrolytics, broken joints on card connectors. I won't pay £500+ for test tapes that only get used occasionally.
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