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[WTD] Wanted - Power Inspired ag1500 mains regenerator

Discussion in 'classifieds' started by quantumparticle, Sep 7, 2021.

  1. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Note - NOT an ag1500s (which is the more recent model).

    Hopefully not too old.

    Delivery to “near to Chester”


    Thank you.
     
  2. GruntPuppy

    GruntPuppy pfm Member

  3. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Yes.
    Unfortunately, that one is 8 years old and is priced a bit too high because of that (in my opinion).

    Thank you for drawing it to my attention, though.
     
  4. Ben Hope

    Ben Hope bhope58122

    The one on eBay looks to be the same one I sold on Wigwam not so long back. It was in perfect condition so wouldn't let that cloud your judgement if you're worried about age. If you can get it for £270 including postage that would be a fair sum I would think ;)
     
  5. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    I agree with your price.
    The unit advertised is £340 delivered.

    Trouble is, they were not very expensive when sold, often there was a discount available as well, and they are not particularly reliable.
    I had one go “bang” on me a few weeks ago, for no reason.
    Obviously I might have been unlucky.

    Power inspired also changed the design about three years ago, and again more recently - admittedly to a much more expensive version.
    This might not be related to reliability problems, of course, perhaps manufacturing costs etc..

    Thank you
     
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  6. quantumparticle

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  7. Bertiebee

    Bertiebee pfm Member

    Just a word of caution, the older units are not serviceable by Power Inspired, if anything goes wrong, you'll need to write it off. I had an original AG1500 that went pop, sent it back to Power Inspired, who were extremely helpful but ultimately it ended up in me buying a brand new AG1500 (with a very generous discount) from them.
    I appreciate the original design, with the multiple sockets on the rear was more flexible than the current design, but I have plugged a 6 way mains unit into the back (had to replace the plug on the unit) and it gives the same functionality.
     
  8. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Same story for me - “bang” - not repairable, which is fair enough given that it was about 7 years old and used continuously.
    Hence I could use another ag1500, I value that it can be used vertically, I believe that the ag1500s has to be used horizontally.

    so, ideally 4 years old and hopefully no inflated price.

    The good thing is that I am not in any rush (it is far from being an essential item) - so, if you read this is 3 months time, and have one for sale (donation would be better), please send me a message.

    Once again, thank you for the advice and the responses.
     
  9. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

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  12. Theo

    Theo pfm Member

  13. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Yes, all ag1500 models and versions were discontinued a few years ago.

    The trouble with the replacement - the vfi1000qs is
    It is bout twice the price of the ag1500 and
    I do not think that it can be used VERTICALLY.

    Hence I am looking for an ag1500 (not an ag1500s) because
    It is supposed to be much cheaper, and
    It CAN BE USED VERTICALLY.

    Thank you for the help though.
     
  14. Theo

    Theo pfm Member

    Strange: the photos on the website certainly show it displayed vertically.

    Yes, it is pricey...
     
  15. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    I looked sometime ago, only saw it horizontal.
    Tried to research but did not find vertical mentioned, nor the supplied feet that allowed vertical operation.
    However, I will look again - thank you for the help.
     
  16. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Bump for ag1500
     
  17. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    Bump for ag1500
     
  18. quantumparticle

    quantumparticle pfm Member

    I was wrong, and Theo was correct.

    The vfi1000qs CAN BE USED VERTICALLY

    (very lazy research on my part, although perhaps I stopped looking when I saw that it was nearly £1000, and the model it replaced could often be bought for around £500).
     
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