Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

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Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by Kitarist » Sun May 18, 2014 9:10 am

As we all know all those great and very musical amp transformers are usually from USA what about the Europe?

Looking for marshall and fender style transformers or even custom made specs one.

So are there any quality transformer makers in Europe that make the amp sing :)

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by stef » Mon May 19, 2014 2:41 pm

No

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Post by Carbia » Tue May 20, 2014 11:23 am

Haven't tried, but I read many positive reviews about these trannies: https://www.ig-transformatoren.com

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by MacGaden » Tue May 20, 2014 12:03 pm

Carbia wrote:Haven't tried, but I read many positive reviews about these trannies: https://www.ig-transformatoren.com
He is going out of business, lots of stories about backorders..

Buy American.
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Post by frenchie » Tue May 20, 2014 3:14 pm

http://www.inmadout.com

they are in italy i think , haven't tried them out though !

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by Carbia » Tue May 20, 2014 7:27 pm

MacGaden wrote:
Carbia wrote:Haven't tried, but I read many positive reviews about these trannies: https://www.ig-transformatoren.com
He is going out of business, lots of stories about backorders..

Buy American.
what a shame... it's annoying to buy USA parts due to customs and taxes...

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by patricef » Wed May 21, 2014 7:07 am

MacGaden wrote:
Carbia wrote:Haven't tried, but I read many positive reviews about these trannies: https://www.ig-transformatoren.com
He is going out of business, lots of stories about backorders..

Buy American.
Quality stuff. He was making transformers on his spare time outside of his regular job but he has enough.
I think I would go for a Classictone if I have to buy American, otherwise it will be too expensive.

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by TrueFifth » Sat Oct 04, 2014 2:46 pm

Any news regarding transformers made in European will be appreciated very much.
Otherwise tips for buying US made with lowest import duties to European, also very much useful.
Such a pitty IG has stopped sales...

I have just blown my '76 Marshall Super Lead 100w...

What do I get if I order a Marshall replacement tranny from my local Marshall dealer? European made? Very different from the original I saw going into smoke?

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by demonufo » Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:20 pm

Danbury Transformers here in the UK make a fair few suitable trannies. But I tend to buy Heyboer or Mag. Comp.
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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by darkbluemurder » Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:45 am

MacGaden wrote:
Carbia wrote:Haven't tried, but I read many positive reviews about these trannies: https://www.ig-transformatoren.com
He is going out of business
That's correct, unfortunately. These transformers were great.

The trannies sold under the Tube Town label (www.tube-town.de) are getting very good reviews.

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Re: Where to Buy Quality Transformers in Europe

Post by webrthomson » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:26 pm

Try one of these:

http://livinginthepast-audioweb.co.uk/i ... rmrclassic

http://www.transformers.uk.com/valve-au ... nsformers/

Used the top one on a couple of small builds (champ and a 18 watt TMB) - seem pretty good thus far!

Also like MM & Heyboer (obviously) but I do find Magnetic Components (http://www.magneticcomponents.net/) Classictone range good too and not as bank breaking as the MM's :)

Hope some of that helps!

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