[AMRadio] For Sale Record Player


Mark Foltarz Foltarz at rocketmail.com
Mon Mar 27 17:43:54 EST 2006


It is just amazing that those ever worked. 

But they did.

It is fascinating that the cartridge could generate enough votage to drive the
50C5 to speaker volume.

I had one of those players as a kid. I used the amplifier section make my
crytal or one tube radios be heard in a speaker.

de KA4JVY
Mark

--- "John E. Coleman (ARS WA5BXO)" <wa5bxo2005 at pctechref.com> wrote:

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> I have an old record player for a collector.  Please don't play records on
> this thing.
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> This is what I know about it.
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> It has 2 tubes, a 35W4 and a 50C5.
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> It has a volume and tone control with white plastic knobs.
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> The brand is Symphonic.
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> The Model is 1716.
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> It has 4 speeds and a 45 stack adapter.
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> The 45 stack adapter says Telefunken
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> Flip over cartridge for 78/LP
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> Under the Turntable is says Telefunken GmbH TW503 (Sc-I)
> 	I assume that is the model of the Turntable asm.
> 
> Schematic is glued under the turntable compartment.
> And is stamped "SL351A"
> 
> The dang thing works. 
> 	Very little hum but has what I would consider low output.  It is
> probably a ceramic or crystal cartridge that is losing output.  I used to
> replace those things in my days of service and the volume would come up
> considerable.
> 
> The case is all in one piece but the corners are frayed a lot.
> 
> Hinges work nicely and the latches do too.
> 
> Grill Cloth is great.
> 
> John, WA5BXO
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