Monthly Archives: October 2015

1937 Zenith 5-S-126 Tune-Up

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: This very nice Zenith 5-S-126 came through the shop a little while ago. It was originally purchased by a local collector from eBay already restored and playing, and served well for a couple … Continue reading

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Antenna Distribution for AM Radios

I’ve had a few questions come my way about antenna distribution systems for AM radios, specifically to connect something like a large attic antenna to multiple radios at once. There’s a lot out there designed for VHF/UHF or CATV signals, … Continue reading

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A Question

I’m trying to figure out ways to grow my audience and get a few more readers around here, other than just re-posting repair stories. So, readers: what would you like to see more of? Round-ups of interesting speakers and gear … Continue reading

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Hands On with the FLIR One for Android

Several months ago I ordered a FLIR One for Android, a small attachment which adds infrared thermal vision capabilities to most Android smartphones and tablets. After the backlog of pre-orders finally cleared out, I got my hands on mine today! … Continue reading

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Hands On with the Antumbra Glow

Remember a few years ago how Philips paired one of their flat-panel TVs with some image processing and colored glow tubes along the sides to make your video blend into the wall behind it? I was always fascinated by the … Continue reading

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