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chartz replied on Tue, Mar 6 2012 9:33 PM

Hey, same music, same CD player... Yes

I have a few old sheets of Letraset and Mecanorma. But if someone could do that, my Mac tells me the font is indeed Helvetica 12. Is there anything like special inkjet paper to do transfers?

Jacques

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eugene1960:
Oh yes, I have that one too.

Your photos are crap, but I'm impressed with your music libraryBeer

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Step1 replied on Wed, Mar 7 2012 1:21 AM

chartz:

Hey, same music, same CD player... YesIs there anything like special inkjet paper to do transfers?

Yes! check ebay for inkjet transfer sheets!

or:


water transfer paper

Olly

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chartz replied on Wed, Mar 7 2012 7:45 AM

Søren Mexico:

Your photos are crap

?????

 

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chartz replied on Thu, Mar 8 2012 10:43 AM

 

 

A few pics of the Beomaster 5000. I am currently working on the wooden top. It had a few chips, so I am re-veneering with tiny bits of palissander!

New, clear meter!

 

Inside... See the special antenna DIN plug...

Note the 240V setting.

Cleaned, deoxidized outputs. 

Jacques

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chartz replied on Thu, Mar 8 2012 1:13 PM

The new galvanometer's polarities are inverted! Now working, and beautiful again... It just misses the stereo beacon bulb.

The funny lines on the front left veneer are artifacts. 

Jacques

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chartz:

The new galvanometer's polarities are inverted! Now working, and beautiful again... It just misses the stereo beacon bulb.

The funny lines on the front left veneer are artifacts. 

It is very clean both inside and out... for myself it is on to another Beogram1700 as I work towards building another complete Beosystem 1600.

 


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Hello all and very nice combo chartz. This week I finally got around to recapping my S45-2's.


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Dillen replied on Sun, Mar 11 2012 5:54 PM

jam57:

Hello all and very nice combo chartz. This week I finally got around to recapping my S45-2's.

Glue those magnets while you have it all apart.

Martin

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h1npw replied on Sun, Mar 11 2012 5:55 PM

Hi Chartz

How did you get the meter so clear? Is it new, if so where from?

Cheers

Nigel 

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After removing the woofer I found one inductor completely detached from the board, and on the other speaker the same inductor was loose but still in place. I was also surprised that the old caps were not glued to the board. Of course I followed Dillen's instructions and glued the new ones in place.

John


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jam57 replied on Sun, Mar 11 2012 6:04 PM

Thank's Martin, I've read that bit of advice before. I bought these on e-bay last year and feel lucky that the magnets survived the shipping, even if the inductors did not.

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jam57:

After removing the woofer I found one inductor completely detached from the board, and on the other speaker the same inductor was loose but still in place. I was also surprised that the old caps were not glued to the board. Of course I followed Dillen's instructions and glued the new ones in place.

John

Dillen means the magnets on your woofers, they tend to come loose, no need to glue these small caps

 

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chartz replied on Sun, Mar 11 2012 6:23 PM

h1npw:

Hi Chartz

How did you get the meter so clear? Is it new, if so where from?

Cheers

Nigel 

The name's Jacques!

It is a used one I got from a kind member I can see not far from here! Whistle

But yes it is very clear compared to the old one.

 

Jacques

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Hi Soren, I did understand that Dillen was referring to reinforcing the magnets with a bead of glue and I also glued the caps per his instructions that came with the kit. I only had enough leftover cloth to cover one fret so I'll be doing the other one this afternoon.

John


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Oops, tried adding two pictures but this is the one showing the new caps.


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Ricardo replied on Sun, Mar 11 2012 8:06 PM

I love the S-45. Maybe why I have two sets.

Finish BG1700 #2 and BG1700 #3 now sorting thru a second Beocord 1600. worked ok but the tape counter was stuck. Now Fixed -  I think and the LED display was out . Loose cable I suspect.

Wont know till I get it all recapped and into testing....

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jam57:

Hi Soren, I did understand that Dillen was referring to reinforcing the magnets with a bead of glue and I also glued the caps per his instructions that came with the kit. I only had enough leftover cloth to cover one fret so I'll be doing the other one this afternoon.

John

Just wanted to be sure that you get it all rightSmile, keeping an eye on youStick out tongue, Nice speakers BTW

 

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When I see this I start worrying about the Beocord 5000 I have coming, OMG

eugene1960:

I love the S-45. Maybe why I have two sets.

Finish BG1700 #2 and BG1700 #3 now sorting thru a second Beocord 1600. worked ok but the tape counter was stuck. Now Fixed -  I think and the LED display was out . Loose cable I suspect.

Wont know till I get it all recapped and into testing...

 

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jam57 replied on Mon, Mar 12 2012 10:20 PM

Thanks Soren, I've seen the high quality of your work so your watchful eye is much appreciated.

John

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Not working on it yet, but end of this month I will, look here what I just boughtBig SmileBig Smile, thread coming

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Ricardo replied on Wed, Mar 14 2012 12:16 AM

Søren Mexico:

Not working on it yet, but end of this month I will, look here what I just boughtBig SmileBig Smile, thread coming

It will be fun to see someone else post up pics of their rebuild process... and no stealing of my stock photos is allowed.

and here it is a second Beosystem 1600, made a test recording last night. It is amazing how well that little 20W amp can drive a set of S-75's.

btw.... the Beocord 5000 deck as compared to the smaller more compact players is actually pretty easy to get apart and work on.  The CD50 is were you get to have all your fun.

 

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eugene1960:

It will be fun to see someone else post up pics of their rebuild process... and no stealing of my stock photos is allowed.

and here it is a second Beosystem 1600, made a test recording last night. It is amazing how well that little 20W amp can drive a set of S-75's.

Promise will not steal pics, all authentic, I had RL 140s on my 901 and same experience, amazing sound.

The only CD I ever did was 6500, easy to serve, caps and it was like new, I've been reading on about CD50 and its sure going to be interesting.

Well, the the RL 140s are long gone, I did those for a friend, together with his BS 6500, all in white, and now its in storage again, because his FS dont like the look, all for nothing, but a good experience.

 

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chartz replied on Wed, Mar 14 2012 7:49 PM

Now with refurbished plate and new feet...

Jacques

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Leslie replied on Wed, Mar 14 2012 10:22 PM

chartz:

Now with refurbished plate and new feet...

Wow!Yes - thumbs up

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chartz:
Some (beep) had re-wired the DIN plugs in the Beomaster 5000 tuner, so that only the TAPE output was working, now fixed. The guy used pins 3 and 5 (?). Was he using a slide projector cable or what?   Surprise

I'm sick of that kind of fault!

Umm…you had a look at the service manual? As far as I know that's the original configuration, mine was just like that. The AUX-input on the Beolab is also "reversed".

Anyway, this is what I'm working on right now:

Someone has to save those for the future, too. Wink Most things are already fixed - there's an actual picture and all colors are back. Been trying to figure out the geometry issue for the last hour, alas, to no avail so far. Remote is also dead, although you can actually hear it sending signals.

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chartz replied on Thu, Mar 15 2012 9:09 PM

ablaumeise:

chartz:
Some (beep) had re-wired the DIN plugs in the Beomaster 5000 tuner, so that only the TAPE output was working, now fixed. The guy used pins 3 and 5 (?). Was he using a slide projector cable or what?   Surprise

I'm sick of that kind of fault!

Umm…you had a look at the service manual? As far as I know that's the original configuration, mine was just like that. The AUX-input on the Beolab is also "reversed".

Yes I had. I rewired as per service manual's diagram.

Also the mod was quite obviously done by an amateur.

Good luck with the geometry. Deflection amp?

 

Jacques

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tournedos replied on Thu, Mar 15 2012 11:02 PM

ablaumeise:
Remote is also dead, although you can actually hear it sending signals.

That'll be a first in these forums, anyway - keep us posted Yes - thumbs up

--mika

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ablaumeise replied on Thu, Mar 15 2012 11:55 PM

Getting there. TR6 in Hor. Deflection is shorted. Let's see if I can find something in the spares box...

Actually the manual mentions you shouldn't hold the remote to close to your ears - you might get deaf. Cool

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Leslie replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 1:10 PM

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chartz replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 2:33 PM

Very nice!

How much did this set you back then?

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Leslie replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 3:51 PM

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chartz replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 3:58 PM

Leslie:

Give a guessWhistle And "nice" is a understatement Jacques, it looks fantastic!

It does, it does, sorry. Let me guess, you have a friend who runs a perspex workshop, don't you?

Jacques

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Leslie replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 4:09 PM

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chartz replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 6:02 PM

€100?

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valve1 replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 6:29 PM

chartz:

And "nice" is a understatement Jacques, it looks fantastic!

 

Fanastic, nice one Leslie

 

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Leslie replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 7:31 PM

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Step1 replied on Sat, Mar 17 2012 10:39 PM

Very nice Leslie - Now that is one worthy upgrade! Did the company have anything to say about the quality of the old lid?

Olly

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Very nice Leslie

Regards Graham

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Leslie replied on Sun, Mar 18 2012 12:31 AM

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