Repair Projects

Antique Balance Scale Restoration – A beautiful antique balance scale restored from the trash heap

Bose L1 Tower PA Repair – Troubleshooting and fixing the notorious Bose L1 “Auxiliary Power Supply” failure

Emco Maximat V10P gearbox bearing replacement – A fairly laborious project to stop an annoying oil leak.

Philips 212 Turntable Gets a New Arduino Controller – An old classic Hi-Fi turntable from the 70s gets a new (better) life courtesy of Arduino

Recapping Can Capacitors in Antique Electronics – A method for restoring old hard-to-get “can” capacitors so they still look original

4×6 Bandsaw Upgrades – Improvements to the el cheapo Chinese 4×6 bandsaw, including new stand and new motor.

Minimus 7 Speaker Terminal Post and Crossover Upgrade – New crossover and upgrade from loose spring clips to binding posts for a classic budget mini-speaker.

5 thoughts on “Repair Projects

  1. I just got a Bose L1 model 1 that’s basically brand new…however appears to have common problem. No power. Great article! Beyond my capabilities. Any chance you want to take on another! I live in Washington so could easily ship unit.


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