Tag Archives: phonograph

Vintage Documentary: How Stereo Turntables Work

Documentary Tube on YouTube has digitized an excellent early video documentary discussing the newest hi-fi invention of the time: stereo! In this 4-minute video, the narrator compares mono with stereo recordings on vinyl. Worth checking out! Advertisements

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1956 Grundig 8080 German Hi-Fi Console Repair

Cross-posted from Rain City Audio: German radios like this one are a lot more difficult to work on than most American and Canadian radios, and they’re a lot less common, but they do turn up once in a while. This … Continue reading

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An interesting mystery disc discovered.

I stumbled across an interesting post over at Arcane Radio Trivia where the author discovered an old Home Recording Acetate, in bad shape, but still intact enough to recover some information. From around or before 1940, these “phonograms” were used to … Continue reading

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Repairing the Farnsworth K-262P Vintage Radio [Antique Radio Repair Log]

A local client engaged me to repair his antique radio, a Farnsworth K-262P from between 1948 and 1951. His wife bought the radio to listen to records, and it came to me with reports that it had been working for … Continue reading

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