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John McEntire

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Searching for: Chicago Transformer BI-6
« on: January 21, 2011, 08:52:14 PM »

Trying to revive a dead ITA LA-1 limiter, and we are in need of this particular interstage transformer. Have done numerous searches that have yielded nothing...

If anyone out there might have any leads/ideas, they would of course be most appreciated - thanks in advance.

John
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Mike Cleaver

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Re: Searching for: Chicago Transformer BI-6
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 10:41:44 PM »

There are several companies world-wide who will take your dead transformer, dissect and reverse engineer it and make a new one.
Sowter in GB is one company that provides exact re-issues of classic transformers found in some of the more beloved gear, including RCA and Fairchild.
There are others.
Google is your friend.
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Re: Searching for: Chicago Transformer BI-6
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 12:21:33 AM »

In addition to Sowter, here are some other xformer companiew to check out.

- Jensen
- Lundahl
- Cinemag
- Magnetic Components

If you contact their engineers, they should be able to supply you with a suitable replacement.  Some of the companies may have a replacement already spec'd for that application.

Mark Springer
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Dan Kennedy

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Re: Searching for: Chicago Transformer BI-6
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 08:45:44 AM »

You might check with Altran in Chicago.

They do some nice audio stuff reasonably and who knows might
have some legacy info?
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