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Aphrodite F3 Series Repairs

Discussion in 'TAG McLaren Audio Owners' Forum' started by AMCross, Oct 30, 2005.

  1. AMCross

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    Hi guys how you all doing today :thumbsup:

    Anybody had a new cd mech fitted to the above unit what was the cost ?

    Another long shot anybody had a motherboard replaced and what the damage

    I will await some answers and then tell you why i need to know ;)
     
  2. AMCross

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    no one had any problems with their unit then or are they that rare :rotfl:


    Are IAG still manufacturing them ?
     
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    Hi, during my time at TMA there were very, very few Aphrodite cd mech repairs, some of which were attributed to bad handling (as the laser is exposed). I cannot recollect a motherboard replacement at all. The board would usually be repaired, if there was an error. Aphrodite was/is overall a very reliable product. If you are good at DIY, then you could replace the mech yourself. I guess the part will cost around GBP 75 or so (material, not labour!).

    Overall, about 500 Aphroditea were manufactured whilst I was at TMA. Unfortunately the market for true audiophile all-in-one systems is extremely limited, hence, I believe, Aphrodite might remain -for all times- a very special product. It's performance is truly amazing - in addition is just a beauty.

    Btw. the CD mech used inisde Aphrodite is not longer available (I am not talking about spare part quantity!), hence I doubt that Aphrodites are still manufactured today. Well, I might be wrong and IAG might have converted Aphrodite to a diffeerent mech.
     
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    Thanks Udo
    My new unit has a fault not sure what yet as it still on a boat/plane to my address

    What cd unit was used if you can recall

    Thanks Again :thumbsup:
     
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    What I am interested is:
    If you are a VERY good at DIY could you replace mch on DVD32R?
     
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    and where do you get them from?
     
  7. AMCross

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    I would imagine Udo is talking about a cd mechanism for the Aphrodite @ £75 being an easy fix not the complicate dvd mech of a DVD32R

    A DVD32R mechanism must be a much larger and easier to cock up type of job best left to the professional
     
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    Udo

    thanks again for you input to use your quote

    "Btw. the CD mech used inisde Aphrodite is not longer available (I am not talking about spare part quantity!), hence I doubt that Aphrodites are still manufactured today. Well, I might be wrong and IAG might have converted Aphrodite to a diffeerent mech"

    You are indeed correct i was told today by IAG that these units are no longer made and the last units were made three years ago :mad:
     
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    Does this mean they cannot repair the one you bought from NZ?
     
  10. AMCross

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    so so the damm think powered up tonight and played two cds and then when i switched it off it went again :mad:
     

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