Service complete the power, and protection boards were serviced with new caps and transistors. New power filter caps replaced and upgraded to 10000uf Nichicon premium. Unit was slowly powered up and rebiased. Maxing out at 62wpc before hard clipping and very equal between the two channels.
Final servicing was completed on the SX-838 and it is ready for delivery. The dial lamps were replaced, fascia cleaned and polished. The FM section in the receiver is a little weak but picked up local stations easily. A tuner alignment can be performed for best reception.
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