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Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp

Posted by poohbear2767 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 26, 07 at 18:06

My brother asked me to post this for him.

Pooh Bear
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I am trying to find someone who knows what the correct speaker
impedance for a Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp.
I am currently running an 8 ohm speaker but I need to find out
for sure what the impedance of the original speaker cabinet
was.
Any information you can give me about this amp would be greatly appreciated.


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RE: Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp

Poohbear

I have looked around and cannot find anything.


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RE: Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp

Yeah, same here. Can't find anything on it.

If anyone finds out anything please let me know.

Thanks.

Pooh Bear


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RE: Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp

Can you open it up and look at the output transformer? it may have the primary and secondary impedance printed on it. Secondary is the one you want. Otherwise, look for the output transformer's part number and manufacturer, then go from there.

Good luck.

Marco


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RE: Hilgen Champion R2523 tube amp

He found it. He explained how but I really didn't get it.
Something to do with using a VOM. It was 8 ohms.
I didn't really understand his explanation and wasn't interested.
But he found that much. And I have gleened some info from Google.
It was made in Hillside NJ in 1965 by an ex-employee of Ampeg.
It's sort of a cross between an Ampeg and a UniVox.

Pooh Bear

Here is a link that might be useful: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilgen


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