Resurect my svs cylinder

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  1. Daddy k

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    So my svs 20-39pc+ has died.

    A module has got a fault in it, and the module cannot be supplied from svs etc.

    So I have the option of spending around £315 including shipping for a new sledge amp from svs, or try something else. Any options anyone can think of?
    Bear in mind any eq the svs may of had applied.

    Originally the amp was 525 watts bash amp.
    And here's the broken bit if your nosey
     

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    You can either sell for spares, or buy an offboard amp and power it. Save it with a new svs amp and you keep it as long as said amp is suitable. Dont you have a custom white sock for it?
     
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  3. Daddy k

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    Yes I recovered it all white,


    What would you hazard a guess to be its spare value?

    12.3 driver, and basically a tuned cylinder.

    I'm considering an off board amp but if need to create a hole in the amp plate, to connect the driver.

    What sort of cost is a suitable off board amp?
     
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    Not sure on the value why not have a look in the classifieds?

    Any offboard amp (even second hand) close to the power of the amp should be ok. Just have a peice of mdf cut to size and blank off where the old amp used to be.

    If you want more info why not just PM Tom V. He knows your sub better than most :)
     
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    I have a BASH plate amp from my PB13U box sub. I upgraded it to the sledge amp a few months ago after the BASH developed a power supply fault. I could look to getting it repaired if its worth something to someone. :)
     
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    I've sent you a pm, it might be worth me trying to scavenge parts.
     
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  8. Daddy k

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    It's only 350 watts. I wana replace mine with at least the 525watts it came with or the upgraded 800 watts.

    I may have to try and save up for the new amp but as I'm off work with brain damage it will take a while to save :(
     
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    Hi

    I got your pm mate.

    Not sure what its worth as parts but could potentially get it fixed especially if its just the power supply section.
     
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    Another option is to just get an external amp, maybe a behringer or similar. It would be fairly easy to connect up and to source. But it would mean you would have an extra box to hide in the rack.
     
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    Yeah I thought about that. What sort of price would a suitable external amp cost?

    Svs offered me a discount and have gave me a code so I can get the 800watt sledge amp for $399 plus shipping. So around £320 however I still may get import taxed etc.
     
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    A behringer nu3000 will cost you roughly £200-£220 I have even seen the nu3000dsp for £260. That has 2200wrms bridged at 4ohms, so much more powerful than the svs amp. However, the svs amp has specific dsp settings for your sub.

    Horses for courses etc.

    I know which I would prefer.

    Either way, I hope you get it sorted soon

    Alex
     
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    Which one would you prefer?
     
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    The inuke is more than powerful enough for your svs driver, you'd have to do a simple fan mod on it though as the fan is very loud. I have the inuke 3000 powering my diy 15" by the way.
     
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    Inuke :)

    Gives you an upgrade path if you ever fancied going DIY
     
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    Daddy K, if you ever look at parting with the enclosure, can you chuck me a PM please as i'm looking for an SVS cylinder enclosure for home build experimentation, i already have a driver and plate amp. If i can't find one then i'll have to think about self build.

    regards
    DJ
     
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    No worries mate. I'm probably gona keep it for a year and get the new amp from svs. Ill be upgrading to something better shortly but it will be fully working by time I sell it.

    Plus my white modification may limit its appeal
     
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    No probs, I shall still keep my eye out if it crops up in the future. Regards DJ
     

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