[AMRadio] transformer rattle - kill or cure?

rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Wed Dec 23 12:23:06 EST 2009

Max - Is this your BC-610E?

If it is, I believe they use open frame transformers.  They are also 
difficult to get to.

In that instance, I'd try to look at the "wedges" between the bobbin and 
the laminations.  Try to tighten them a hair.

Bob - N0DGN

>> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 10:39 AM, AirRadio <AirRadio at dsl.pipex.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> I have a mains transformer in my latest boatanchor, it is rattling 
>>> like mad, eventually goes away after an hour or so, I thought about 
>>> dropping it in a can of varnish, anyone cured one before, any luck or 
>>> waste of time?

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