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Offline HarrySmith

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Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« on: May 16, 2019, 10:43:54 AM »
I have been watching a board near me for a while. Finally down to a reasonable price. Before I make an offer I would like some expert opinions as to its condition. Is it complete? Can it be made to function easily? I am not an expert by any means on these things but as far as I can tell the only thing missing is a power supply. Can anyone see anything else? I am thinking of offering $100.00.
Thanks, Harry

https://www.ebay.com/itm/223516736515
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Offline rdelius

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Baord Near Me.
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 11:04:35 AM »
This is a Leich L55 board a clone of a WE 555 board. I dont see any missing parts. The loose plugs are for  expansion. A 555 diagram will work .One more thing ,you will need a power supply. One for a 1A2 key system will work. Make sure it has a ringing generator

Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Baord Near Me.
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2019, 11:45:28 AM »
Thanks Robbie. IIRC the power supply should be a 20B1 or something like that? If I get it I will be looking for one.
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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2019, 03:28:54 PM »
Looks like a nice board Harry.
Even has the conference unit inside :)

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 06:51:46 PM »

Even has the conference unit inside :)
The conference unit is highly desirable on WE 555's. I suppose it is on the Leich model as well.
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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2019, 07:48:06 AM »
Thanks Guys. I also put this out on the lists and got a lot of positive remarks there.
I made an offer of $100.00. I noted I will pay in cash on pickup. We will see. I will keep you all posted.
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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2019, 08:17:52 AM »
Thats a good find with the conference circuit :)   I just got my 555 operational last night.   It was relatively easy.   

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2019, 09:13:06 AM »
OK, The seller declined my $100 offer. The auction ended with no bids. I will wait to see what happens. From my understanding he is moving soon and can not take it with him. I am hoping he will change his mind about my offer when his move gets closer.
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Offline Fabius

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2019, 05:24:29 PM »
I noticed the seller removed the item because it is no longer available. Did you get it?
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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2019, 05:38:26 PM »
No, I did not get it. I increased my offer to $150.00 but he declined. I may contact him again to see if he still has it.
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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2019, 08:18:20 PM »
If it is intact, it looks like what you would want.
Keep buggin him, Harry. ;)
He might cave, and sell it to you.
50 is not much of a game stopper.

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Re: Opinions Wanted On 555 Board Near Me.
« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2019, 01:33:01 PM »
It looks like the location where this board was in service is on it, a junior high school. If complete and with known history it's easily worth $200 IMHO.
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