Showing posts with label vintage diy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label vintage diy. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

General Electric How Electronic Tubes Work - 1944

It doesn't get explained much better than this article from GE. If only I could understand interstage transformers as easily lol... 






















Sunday, February 17, 2019

Monday, November 12, 2018

Convert RTR Parts To DIY Tube Amp

 This guy is interesting and very inventive. I find his project interesting.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Make Your Own Tonearm - 1958

Nice little article about DIY tonearms. I'd have to wrap up many projecets and future projects before I attempted such a feat.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Using Load Lines - 1956

Vintage DIY tube lesson from 1956.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Mounting Boards Simplify Wiring

I wish I had seen this long ago. I finished a project last year that I look at now with severe disgust but it is such a cluster I don't wanna touch it since it is working. Ahh DIY live and learn and unlearn and relearn.

Monday, September 11, 2017

The 88-50 a Low Distortion 50 Watt Amplifier

A push pull amplifier from Audio 1958 featuring Genelex KT88s.






Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Record Player Maintenance 1957

 Check out your idler. Record player maintenance via 1957.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Roll Your Own Capacitors -1956

Is this worth doing given the price of foil caps? Anyone out there venture down this DIY road?


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Lexicon Of The Hi-Fi Builder

HAH This is great.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Strange Allergies Of Hi-Fi

 A vintage DIY article to guide you through troubleshooting Hi-Fi problems...



Monday, June 13, 2016

Arnold Magnetic Materials

All the supplies you needed for rolling your own transformers. Where do transformer rollers buy this stuff these days?

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

1954 Home-Built Loudspeaker Enclosure

This is a University designed DIY loudspeaker. Today we would certainly add a tweeter. Even in the 50's you could add a Jensen RP302 super tweeter.