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 ▼ Jeff Kearns Unregistered Posts: 222 Threads: 21 Joined: Oct 2006 08-25-2007, 06:06 PM I recently came across an immaculate second-hand 48G on Craigslist and bought it (without manuals) for \$40CDN. A nice addition to my modest collection! The serial number however, is non-standard: SG72704563. Beyond being made in Singapore, can anyone tell me when this unit was manufactured? Many thanks, Jeff Kearns ▼ Seth Morabito Unregistered Posts: 156 Threads: 19 Joined: Jun 2007 08-25-2007, 06:12 PM Hi Jeff, This serial number follows the post-1996 standard. SG = Singapore. 7 = one-digit year code, 1997 27 = two-digit week code, 27th week of 1997 04563 = 4,563rd unit manufactured that week. Interestingly, I thought that all manufacturing had moved to Indonesia by 1997. I guess not! HTH, Seth Edited: 25 Aug 2007, 6:13 p.m.

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