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1969 GE Model C2504B Transistor Clock-Radio Repair

This iconic late ’60s GE clock radio came to the shop with loud, low humming when turned on and no radio reception. That’s a familiar problem! Time for new capacitors. This particular used a 100 uF main filter and several 200-400 uF secondary filter capacitors around the boards, along with three electrolytic coupling capacitors in the signal chain. They were very tired and as shown by the hum had started to short out; if the radio continued to be run with the loud hum it could have been badly damaged so it came in just in time. Some new components later, she’s good as new and sounds surprisingly good for such a small radio. There’s a mystery switch inside, too – do you know what it might control? Read more for more photos of the repair.

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October Recap

Recapping the projects I completed in the month of October. I started out with a few goals: GE LF-116 Radio Repair Sanyo Solid-State Receiver Repair EICO 460 Oscilloscope Overhaul and Tune-Up I jumped tracks in the middle of the month … Continue reading

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