This is my newest project an AMI Model F-80 . I picked this up in Russellville, Ar.
Everything looks complete on this Jukebox. I will be going through every part of the jukebox cleaning, repairing and fixing. I may repaint it the original color as there are some places where the paint is looking rough.
Below you can see the mechanism and heart of the Jukebox.
6J1 Preamplifier I purchased this 6J1 amplifier from eBay. The seller was located in China. Below is a my experinces building the preamp. I have not had a chance to give it a full test. I will update this post once I have had that chance. It took a little over an hour and a half to finish building the kit. The board seemed a little tight for installing everything. The board itself runs on 12AC and from what I can gather it takes the 12AC and runs it through a voltage doubler which then gives the "B+" voltage.The tubes are 6J1's and obviously have 6volt filaments that run in series. I can not find a lot of info on the 6J1. Link to Data Sheet . There is not a lot of instructions. Most everything is in chines and so I cannot read it. I was able to follow down the parts list and figure out what everything was and where everything went. I used a multimeter to check the resistors before installing them because the colors were not easy to interrupt. Overall this is
I have been wanting an AM/FM tube radio. I found this one eBay fairly cheap and I love Philco products. The eBay listing said the radio worked as is. Below is how I received the radio. I was very pleased with the packing! The radio was all original from what I could tell and had a great sound. I went ahead and disassembled the radio and replaced the electrolytic capacitors. The radio has a great sound and very sensitive. Below is the schematic.
The Seeburg Digital Control Center came into use around the 1970's. This was model DDC1. Seeburg continued the use to the digital control center line until around 1977. The last model used was a DCC42-56. The DCC is used to supply 27 volts DC, -27 volts DC and -13 volts DC to the jukebox. The DCC has test points on the side to measure these voltages. Below you can see a DCC3. Once you flip over the DCC you will see two circuit boards. The top board is the data buffer board. Generally you will not have any issue with it. The second board (on bottom) is the power supply board. This where you may have issues. The power supply board is where the DC voltages are created and regulated. Below is the power supply board removed. The first thing I always do when working on a DCC is start by replacing all electrolytic capacitors. Below is the schematic. In my case as you can see below I had other issues. As you can see transistor Q3120 has been repla
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