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Title:
Electronic classics : collecting, restoration and repair
Author:
Emmerson, Andrew.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Oxford [Eng.] ; Boston [MA.] : Newnes, 1998.
Physical Description:
x, 413 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780750637886
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK7870 .E62 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Vintage Radio, Television and Hi-Fi are highly popular 'modern antiques' - and offer the added challenge for restorers of the repair of classic valve-based circuits. This highly readable book encompasses all aspects of buying, collecting, restoring, repairing, sourcing parts, professional services, clubs and societies, etc. Covering the technical side as well as collecting, this book offers the most comprehensive coverage available.

The first half of the book deals primarily with technical aspects of restoration, what components are needed and where they can be found. The second half of the book provides a wealth of useful information: names and addresses of clubs and societies, auctions and antique fairs; a professional services directory; how to get hold of service data. Armed with this book the enthusiast will be able to tackle the restoration of a vintage machine with confidence.



A highly popular type of 'modern antique' Covers technical aspects of classic valve-based circuitry The most complete work for vintage audio and TV enthusiasts, dealers and repairers


Table of Contents

Introduction
Repairing and restoring
First-line repairs
Electrical Components
Cabinet and chassis
Finishing off a set
Buyer's guide - where to find parts
Service data - where to find it
Professional services directory
Clubs and societies
Recommended reading
Museums and other places to see professional restorations
Keeping track of your collection
What's it worth
Patronising dealers
Buying at auctions and antique fairs
Collector's luck
Safety
References
Index

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