|[AMRadio] 51J3 or 75A3?|
brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Mon Mar 6 08:40:47 EST 2006
Rather then hacking holes in a collectable receiver, its better to
tack a wire onto the volume pot or detector and run it to
a good audio amp. If you have a lot of vintage receivers,
one amp and one speaker makes sense, you also get a tape line out
for recording if you want.
If you decide to sell the gear, all you have to do is unsolder the wire.
> That makes sense. I bought an HQ-170 at a hamfest, because
> has an HQ-145 that I just 'adore' the sound of. Sure, it's a simple
> output transformer on the back (I believe) from 600 ohm down
> to 8-ohm,
> but there's -plenty- of audio to drive that big 16" woofer he's got
> under the console to make everyone sound as 'disgustingly natural' as
> posible. The 170 (that I had) had a 'maximum' of 3kHz
> bandwidth. How
> narrow and mechanical it sounded. (blech!)
> I hate the thought of doing any modifications to any of my
> SX-73's, but
> if I was to make one, it would be to change from single to push-pull
> output 6V6's.
> Thanks for the post. That helps me a lot.
> 73 = Best Regards,
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