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Studer A101 Op Amp Clone Board.

Original Studer A101

If you have ever worked on repairing a Studer A80 Professional Tape Deck - you will notice that most of the boards within the machine use a Hybrid Operational Amplifier marked up as the A101.

There were 3 versions: Black encapsulated, Blue Encapsulated and the Open Board. Sadly, these Op Amps are no longer available - and with age are now proving to be a little flakey.

Fed up with making Vero Board equivelents I decided to make a Proper Job manufacturing a Clone A101 Board.

Each unit has 9 pins with an off-set thus - take the old unit out:
Taking the old unit out is simpler if you cut all the leads to the old unit - then carefully pull each old pin out with a soldering iron and side cutters - try not to overheat the circuit board tracks while doing this else they may lift.
Just plug the new unit in - you can't put it in the wrong way round due to the off-set pins - then solder / cut off the extended legs of each SIL set.

The little circuit boards work a treat - Gone is the 10uF Tantalum - replaced with an Electrolytic (should last longer and less noisy).

Tiny Circuit Board 1.14" (29mm) x 0.7" (17.6mm) - each board has 9 mounting Pins.
Tiny Board

Proper SIL Pin Connectors Used on the Clones
Solid Pin Connectors

A80 Sync Board with faulty A101 Black Encapsulated Chip.
A80 Sync Board with faulty A101 Black Encapsulated Chip

Get the old Chip out
Get the old Chip out







Clone chip fits straight in.


Perfect Fit - and IT WORKS too!!!


A80 Bias / Erase Board has 2 x A101 chips.
Bias / Erase Board

The Clone Fits straight In
Bias / Erase Board


Warranty:

The ReelAudio Custom Built Studer A101 Clone Op Amps are guaranteed for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase.
Normal Usage is implied by the word 'Guarantee' and 'Warranty'.

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All Warranty repairs are undertaken on a return to base principle.
Any carriage costs are the responsibility of the Client

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Units are Designed and Hand Built by:
Paul Baldwin
www.ReelAudio.Co.UK
BaldwinHiFi.Co.UK
12 Tack Lee Road
Yapton
Arundel
West Sussex
BN18 0HB - UK - Great Britain
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