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daantjie

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Good source for ACC Amps?
« on: 21 October 2021, 02:26 PM »
Hi Guys

I know most folks despise this little ACCII system, but I want to keep mine intact.  Anybody have a solid reference for good used VDO Amps?

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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #1 on: 21 October 2021, 07:22 PM »
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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #2 on: 21 October 2021, 08:25 PM »
Thanks.
Can anyone vouch for the longevity of his rebuilds?  Seems like these amps don't last no matter what you do :o
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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #3 on: 22 October 2021, 02:46 AM »
George Murphy is no longer in business as of this past summer. 

I don't recommend buying a used amplifier.  A bad one will fry the servo, and vice versa.  Even is one were to find a good used one, it can be likened to buying a used light bulb.  It may last a day, or it may last for a year.  It's not worth the risk considering how expensive the servos are. 

Here are a few places you can buy them from, both new and rebuilt:

http://www.2040-parts.com/mercedes-benz-vdo-new-clima-control-computor-a-c-servo-amplifier-000-835-0157-i1077044/

https://www.programainc.com/item_detail.aspx?idproduct=4

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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #4 on: 22 October 2021, 06:58 AM »
Thanks Aaron think I'll try the Programa one, at least it has a warranty, for what it's worth...
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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #5 on: 23 October 2021, 05:05 AM »
Too bad a bout george,  His company made many good products across several MB models.

I have also bought from programa a couple times without issues. They used to sell on eBay without the core charge.

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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #6 on: 23 October 2021, 07:39 AM »
Yup I think I might go the Programa route.  Still a chunk for what it is :'(
Just tried ordering, man their website is horrendous...
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Re: Good source for ACC Amps?
« Reply #7 on: 02 December 2021, 10:42 PM »
I have several available for sale. I went the route of the ACC digital upgrade and won’t go back.

I have an aluminum bodied servo available as well.

Market prices.