Author Topic: Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?  (Read 196 times)

Capt. Kidd

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Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?
« on: October 12, 2017, 2154 UTC »
I ordered an amt5000 from sstran almost 2 months ago after hearing nothing but great things about them. Of course I also heard they can be a little slow to arrive. Itís been almost 2 months and my order is still pending. Iím sure Iíll get it eventually seeing as I canít find anyone complaining that they didnít but I am a bit curious as to whatís taking it. Has anyone heard anything from them recently?

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Re: Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2017, 1340 UTC »
There are numerous complaint threads over at Antique Radio Forum. The answers are always 3 months plus if you are lucky. The guy doesn't answer email or reassure anyone, so there are many like yourself . They say you will eventually get it, but there's no set time. Many people have become upset by this business model, so you're not alone.
I built a kit from Antique Electronic supply using a 12 SA7 vac tube . It stays on just about 24_7 , I am quite happy with it , it does fine, but doesn't have the extra features of the SSTran.  I can direct you to threads using a 386 chip that they say is just as good, although it DIY.
I can't say what's involved in getting your money back, I think you'll have to wait it out.
« Last Edit: October 14, 2017, 0403 UTC by Davep »
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Re: Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2017, 1348 UTC »
Those are some pricey 100 mW transmitters... I'm in the wrong business  ;D
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Re: Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 1723 UTC »
What about those house for sale am transmitters, you can find em on ebay.

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Re: Anyone know whatís going on at sstran?
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 2040 UTC »
Thereís a mailing address in the contact us section of the website. Maybe Iíll send them a letter.