Tag Archives: record player

Music Minder Automatic Power Controller for Hi-Fi Systems

Mixed in with some other gear I’m servicing, I found this old Music Minder power box. It’s not all that obvious what it’s for at first glance! Some digging around found an explanation in the June 1958 issue of Popular … Continue reading

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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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