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 Post subject: Re: My Next Magnavox
PostPosted: Feb Wed 21, 2018 7:29 pm 
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Thanks, I already have the documentation for that unit, I had downloaded it from another forum.

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 Post subject: Re: My Next Magnavox
PostPosted: Mar Sun 11, 2018 4:52 am 
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well, after a couple of months work, it is up and running. The turntable will need some work of it's own so I am using my digital record collection. It sounds great!


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 Post subject: Re: My Next Magnavox
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It looks great too!


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 Post subject: Re: My Next Magnavox
PostPosted: Mar Mon 19, 2018 3:14 pm 
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After running it for a while I have found the FM section of the receiver went quite a bit off frequency. A favorite station at 90.1 Mhz came in above 108 Mhz at the top end of the dial. I attempted an alignment as specified on the photofact and it had little effect. I had purchased another receiver a few weeks ago and I thought I would try it. It was a 1961 unit, with layout differences and it had a inverted dial glass and indicator meter from the original, so I exchanged the dial glass from the original and pulled and turned the meter. It took a few trys to get full contact with the molex power trunking cables and it finally came around and plays nicely. The FM is still off frequency, but not an badly as the other receiver, which was missing 1/3 of it's bandspread. I put some orange oil polish on the console and it looks like a good piece of furniture now.

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 Post subject: Re: My Next Magnavox
PostPosted: Mar Sun 25, 2018 9:28 pm 
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I am going to go through the original receiver and check for out of tolerance and heat sensitive parts. The installed receiver doesn't center very well with the balance adjustment.

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