Tag Archives: Magnavox

Magnavox 1ST611R Tube Console Stereo Overhaul

From Rain City Audio: A customer recently brought me the guts from his Magnavox 1ST611R mid-century stereo console for an overhaul. He’d had the console for a while, working but with some trouble, but wanted to finally get it back … Continue reading

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1950s Motorola Modded Standalone Tube Amplifier Measurements

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: Rain City Audio had an unusual project through the shop recently. It’s a Magnavox tube amp from the late 1950s. The owner brought it in reporting he’d purchased the amplifier, pulled from … Continue reading

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1959 Magnavox AM-80 Companion Transistor Radio

This little 1959 companion transistor radio came through the shop for a tune-up. It, like most of the others, was in good shape except for the capacitors being dried out and no longer performing their functions. One was badly cracked, even, but the radio still worked after a fashion. With new parts installed it’s good as new. Keep reading for detailed photos of the tear-down and replacement parts.

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