AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

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AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby Frcake » Tue Mar 08, 2016 5:20 am

Hey guys , anyone has transfered a console like this? this is a 36 frame.

Is there anything we should be carefull of? We will detach the legs and remove the modules.
any special tool needed?

We will be 6 people doing it , has anyone done it? do you know the weight?

Amek gives 500KG in package including everything!

Thanks guys!
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby horizonsound » Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:19 am

Although mine is the 28 channel frame, I took al the modules out, and the meter bridge off.
It took four people to lift it. Two people was not enough.
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby Frcake » Fri Mar 11, 2016 4:44 am

oh i see ,

We will be 6 people ,we'll take the modules out and of course the legs and stuff!

we'll see if we can take the meterbridge off too...

Any special toll needed to detach the legs?

Thanks a lot man!
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby horizonsound » Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:04 pm

Hi,

To get the legs off, first remove the wooden side panels. This is done (if i remember), by taking out the screws. Two that go through the horizontal leg frame, and two that are accessed within the meter bridge / rear section. Use a phillips head.
The console will then lift off the frame. The frame is bolted together and can be completely disassembled, but you'll need a socket or spanner set. M10 bolts if I recall.
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby Frcake » Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:44 am

Thank you so much for your input!


The console is finally in our CR! :D
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby fabian.deka » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:28 am

Hello!! As I'm moving too an Angela 36ch + (bay) I'm appending to this threat : How do I completely remove the meters bay ? I just see how to turn it up. Do I need to remove something I could not see from the upper channel view ?

Thanks..

Frcake wrote:Thank you so much for your input!



The console is finally in our CR! :D
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby horizonsound » Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:54 pm

To remove the meter bridge, unplug all the individual cables to each meter card.
Then there is a power cable towards the middle you have to unplug. You probably need to do the same with the VU meters. I'm not sure though as mine had the VUs removed.
The meter bridge is then held down to the body by around 8 to 10 nuts. You'll nee a small spanner (I think they are M6 in size. Undo all these and the meter bridge just lifts off.
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby Frcake » Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:16 am

fabian.deka wrote:Hello!! As I'm moving too an Angela 36ch + (bay) I'm appending to this threat : How do I completely remove the meters bay ? I just see how to turn it up. Do I need to remove something I could not see from the upper channel view ?

Thanks..

Frcake wrote:Thank you so much for your input!



The console is finally in our CR! :D



try to take the woods out we actually did the transfer with 4 strong and 2 not so strong people.

The woods weigh a TON on the last transfer to get it in the studio we had to take the legs off and tilt it verticaly so it could get in the door, it's a massive object and its weight is really heavy! close to 400kg as i reckon.

try taking out the left and right wood (if she has one) aall the channels and about the meter bridge i don't know but it would've been nice if we had it out, the wood on the meterbridge weighs a ton also!


we really moved the console meaning we had to pass 2 doors , turn it 2 times and load it on a truck and off of it, so we did all the possible stuff. i would suggest you , if don't have to turn it vertically to pass from somewhere , keep the legs on, this thing is really hard to lift from the ground rather from leg height!
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Re: AMEK Angela 36 frame transfer!

Postby fabian.deka » Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:40 pm

Today I dismantle all the Module.. (36) part of the Patchbay ( I need to do it because I wanted to remove the Woods-Heavy-weigh panels.

Then I removed The meterbridge : BE VERY CAREFUL!!!!! - To do this you NEED to desolder 8 Cables ( I have a phase meter too ).... Then there are 3 Multipin Connector ( biggest one & Violet ) - Finally 24 Multipin ( little one, one for each meter)... The Bolts that connects the meter to chassis are VERY Long time consuming to be removed as some of them are very near ( Euphemistic word!!! ) to the Meters Circuits Cards. BE Armed with a lot of Patience.... I removed Everything was possible to make the chassis less deeper as possible ( Door problems). Tomorrow I'll know if the chassis will cross it.

Anyway, even now, It weighs a ton. I could only imagine 3 to 4 people needed to move it.
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