How do I get my old radio to work?
Follow these general steps to restore your radio:
- Do not power on your radio.
- Find a service manual.
- Replace all electrolytic and paper capacitors with new ones of similar value and same or better voltage rating.
- Examine closely and replace anything that looks damaged, such as burned up resistors.
What did valves do in old radios?
Later known as the Fleming valve, the oscillation valve was developed for the purpose of rectifying radio frequency current as the detector component of radio receiver circuits.
Can Roberts radios be repaired?
We are able to offer out of warranty repairs on many models. If you know your model number, please go to our support website to find out the cost of repairing your radio. If your model is not listed, please drop us a line [email protected] or use the contact us form.
How can I Fix my Old radio?
How can I fix my old radio? How can I fix my old TV? First steps in restoration. Replacing capacitors in old radios and TVs. Powering up your radio safely with a dim-bulb tester. Powering your old battery radio. How to ship antique radios safely. Where can I find old radios? Would you like to buy my radio? Are your radios for sale? You can find more detailed advice in our Information and Restoration areas.
Who repairs vintage radios?
While FYLP has been in the electronic repair business since 1962, we have been specializing in antique radio, repairs for over 35 years. Repair and restorations are services we perform every day and we love doing.
How to fix antique radios?
How to repair antique radio?
Do not power on your radio.