Servicing Vintage Audio Gear

Ciletti, Eddie
September 2010
Mix;Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p70
The article discusses the component-level servicing of vintage gear to keep its prime operating condition. It says that troubleshooting skill can be a tool for eliminating audio problems such as noisy resistors and capacitors. It mentions the use of several plug-in devices including vacuum-tubes, transistors, and operational amplifier to improve component performance. Moreover, a soft brass-wire brush or ceramic sockets can be applied if crackles occur or fatigued socket is at fault.


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