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Hello Sir, I’m a citronics sm650 owner and lover also, but unfortunately I’ve not an user manual form that mixer.

I would be pleased if you send me a copy.

Thanks a lot.


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You will struggle to find a manual for the rare SM650. 

Recently done some lovely Citronic console repairs and refurbs, but can't upload direct, so can't be arsed 😀
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Thanks for your answer Sir, It’s just in order to properly wire the connections and inside settings.

Thanks a lot again.
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Originally posted by CHESSCO CHESSCO wrote:

Hello Sir, I’m a citronics sm650 owner and lover also, but unfortunately I’ve not an user manual form that mixer.

I would be pleased if you send me a copy.

Thanks a lot.


I recently came across my copy of the manual so I've scanned it in and uploaded to ManualsLib.

It's not been moderated yet so in the mean time you can download it from here ( along with a few other bits and pieces ).

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12UkXZ1to53JofRBl11cpCfKRTmuQLF6v

The manual is also relevant to the SM550 Remix.

Regards,
Pete


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The latest FAL console to be refurbished. This has a brand new front panel laminated vinyl made which is now available.

Inside it is like new. Very little use. Rare to see one of these in this condition, including hidden dust. 





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Citronic Avon 2. Arrived in hand painted black. Paint everywhere.  Restored to original. New parts (unobtanium) fitted and ready to go.









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That's a really nice job, seriously impressed.
I really really want one. Just not prepared to go back to vinyl and shifting 60 boxes of 12"'s to every gig.
But never mind me, enjoy it.
   
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Buy it. Use it in the LR. You'd be amazed how many now have these in the house with all their memories. 
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lovely work dude Smile
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Nice work on the Citronic but that model Fal console and the stereo version were horrendous sounding when brand new.
We used to sell them in our shops in the 70s as an alternative budget unit to the cheaper Citronic and Discosound consoles and we rapidly gave up with them due to being very unreliable due mainly to very cheap components being used--Al the faders had wobbly thin plastic shafts and used to break just by looking at them and the sound quality was most certainly "Down" to Fals usual standard.
Shame really as they were a reasonably nice looking console and certainly looked a lot better than all the other Fal products from that era.
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Originally posted by Robbo Robbo wrote:

Nice work on the Citronic but that model Fal console and the stereo version were horrendous sounding when brand new.
We used to sell them in our shops in the 70s as an alternative budget unit to the cheaper Citronic and Discosound consoles and we rapidly gave up with them due to being very unreliable due mainly to very cheap components being used--Al the faders had wobbly thin plastic shafts and used to break just by looking at them and the sound quality was most certainly "Down" to Fals usual standard.
Shame really as they were a reasonably nice looking console and certainly looked a lot better than all the other Fal products from that era.

Agree 100%. I used to get these and other Fal items in for repair new and used from disco and music shops. Now the faders are replaced with metal ones. Op amps replaced with lower noise. Often if the amp is faulty, the plug in PCB is then glue tacked in to stop it falling out. Remember how many were sold in Kays etc catalogue, and years later people with spare cash want one. At least if they buy the one above it's tidy and a sorted as a FAL can get. Which leads us to the FAL Egor on my bench. Lots of upgrades. MOSFET amp etc. Somebody somewhere will love it.. :) 
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