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Bose® 901 Series IV Active Equalizer #221114 Repaired

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: Another Bose® 901 Series IV Active Equalizer came through the shop, this one serial #221114. It’s owner reported that it had lost one channel, so it was clearly due for an overhaul. It … Continue reading

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Harman/Kardon Control Amplifier A-401 Restoration

This little Harman/Kardon Control Amplifier, model A-401, just came through the shop for a full overhaul. It was in a pretty sorry state to begin with – one channel distorted, one barely gasping for air, and a world of scratchy … Continue reading

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Marantz 2245 Stereophonic Receiver Rebuild

An iconic piece of kit from the golden age of hi fi just came through my shop: the Marantz 2245 Stereophonic Receiver. This fantastic receiver is in pretty good cosmetic shape, but its owner reported that it started acting up – it’d take … Continue reading

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Bose Equalizers on eBay Need Service Too: A Photo Comparison

You’ve had your Bose 901 Series I or Series II speakers in storage for a few years, the Active Equalizer packed away with them and now you’ve pulled them out to set up your vintage system once again. Great – … Continue reading

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1942 GE LF-116 Radio Repair Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuilding

Part of a continuing series: Part 1 – History and First Looks Part 2 – Tool Prep Part 3 – Capacitor Can Rebuild Part 4 – Capacitors and Socket Replacement  Part 5 – Finished! I’m continuing to work on the … Continue reading

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