For those fortunate to possess the remote control hand unit, some questions. Are the buttons “positive” ie as an on/off switch, momentary ie you hold choice down till motor tunes, or electrodynamic…Continue
Borrowed photo from Todd as a pictorial. Thanks Todd. I’ve had this set rebuilt and enjoying the broadcast and phono output for some time. Unfortunately a recent startup was accompanied with HUM,…Continue
The five pin plug and socket used on the Philharmonic was a popular style used for phonographs into the 1960s. It should not be hard to find a correct plug. They came in two types, phenolic wafer holding pins with metal shroud and…"
"Thanks Kent. Noticed Scott has offered clear pictures of Philly schematics, so friended him in hopes of obtaining such. From notes within, I’ve determined my AM BOL is a 39, about when things were on the move. Pedestal speaker and round…"
"The push buttons are momentary contact and must be held down until the station has been reached. The remote keyboard is not designed to be a hand held device, but a stationary chairside device to be placed on an end table. The contacts…"
For those fortunate to possess the remote control hand unit, some questions. Are the buttons “positive” ie as an on/off switch, momentary ie you hold choice down till motor tunes, or electrodynamic ie press and release ? Further, are there any inherent problems (contacts etc), with the hand held device ?I’m on the hunt to acquire the above for my 39 AM BOL. See More
Using Norman Braithwaite's instructions is the way to go, nice and easy to follow,
don't forget to disable the agc first.
You can use a wobbulator, the way I did, but you have to take into account the variable IF bandwidth,