Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook / Edition 2

Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0750639954
ISBN-13:
9780750639958
Pub. Date:
06/19/2000
Publisher:
Elsevier Science

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Overview

Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook / Edition 2

Valve Radio and Audio Repair Handbook is not only an essential read for every professional working with antique radio and gramophone equipment, but also dealers, collectors and valve technology enthusiasts the world over.

The emphasis is firmly on the practicalities of repairing and restoring, so technical content is kept to a minimum, and always explained in a way that can be followed by readers with no background in electronics. Those who have a good grounding in electronics, but wish to learn more about the practical aspects, will benefit from the emphasis given to hands-on repair work, covering mechanical as well as electrical aspects of servicing. Repair techniques are also illustrated throughout.

This book is an expanded and updated version of Chas Miller's classic Practical Handbook of Valve Radio Repair. Full coverage of valve amplifiers will add to its appeal to all audio enthusiasts who appreciate the sound quality of valve equipment.




  • A practical manual for collectors, owners, dealers and service engineers
  • Essential information for all radio and audio enthusiasts
  • Valve technology is a hot topic

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750639958
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/19/2000
Edition description: Subsequent
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.60(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

Electricity and magnetism; Voltage, current, resistance and Ohm's Law; Real life resistors; Condensers; Tuning; Valves; Principles of transmission and reception; Practical receiver design; Mains valves and power supplies; Special features of superhets; Battery and mains battery portable receivers; Automobile receivers; Frequency modulation; Tools for servicing radio receivers; Safety precautions; Fault finding; Repairing power supply stages; Finding faults on output stages; Faults on detector/AVC/AF amplifier stages; Finding faults on IF amplifiers; Faults on frequency-changer circuits; Repairing American 'midget' receivers; Repairing faults on automobile radios; Repairing battery operated receivers; Repairing FM and AM/FM receivers; Public address and high fidelity amplifiers; Common abbreviations; Appendices

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