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Added by Michael on October 8, 2017 at 1:45pm — 9 Comments

800B remote

Interested in what people know about these.  I have one in virtually perfect condition, with long cord plus what seems to be a second cord

Added by Michael on October 6, 2017 at 9:10pm — 5 Comments

800B remote

Interested in what people know about these.  I have one in virtually perfect condition, with long cord plus what seems to be a second cord

Added by Michael on October 6, 2017 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Philharmonic dial indicator bezel

Hello, I just joined the group. An old friend and avid collector of Scott radios gave me a Philharmonic rig (speaker, amp, wooden face plate with the all the indicators) the only things missing are knobs, tuning eyes and the metal bezel that supports the dial indicator glass. My friend had a piece of glass custom cut for it. Anyway, I need a bezel. Anyone know where i can get one or something that would work or ideas on how to fabricate one?

Added by Todd Mill on September 12, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

Tweeters offered by Scott radio

Been a variety of threads here mentioning tweeters. And now on ARF, a growing thread on AW-23 tweeters.

Thought a separate tweeter thread here on the Scott site might be useful for newer Scott owners.

OVERVIEW  

- Scott first offered optional tweeters in 1935 with the introduction of the early 5 knob  AW-23  on account of a few new experimental wide band high fidelity AM radio stations at the top of the broadcast band - in a handful of major cities like Chicago.…

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Added by David C. Poland on September 8, 2017 at 4:03pm — 1 Comment

Super XII Troubleshooting & Alignment

I've spent several days working on a particularly difficult chassis and learned something I thought I'd share. First, here is what I had to start with: A nice single chassis Super XII. The IF aligned beautifully, and the 3 SW bands also aligned "by the book". The set sounded great on any SW band, AM was basically dead. There are only 3 things that are AM only, so I verified each coil. While checking continuity on the oscillator coil, I happened to notice that the 1K resistor seemed to move a…

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Added by Kent King on July 10, 2017 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

Pics

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Added by Ron will on July 6, 2017 at 9:55pm — 1 Comment

EH Scott Model 510 Tuner Service Manual/Alignment

I came into a 510 Tuner recently and have renewed the caps and resistors as necessary.  I have the schematic for the Tuner and also the Power Supply/Audio Amp.  I built my own power supply/amp with 6L6s and a 6SN7 and diode rectification because one did not come with the tuner.  Now I need the alignment instructions for the tuner or better yet, the Service Manual.  Would anyone out there have a .pdf that would help??  Thanks very much, best, Steve 

Added by Steve Larrabee on May 21, 2017 at 10:02pm — 4 Comments

Scott tube shields

All, the Iowa antique radio club is having an auction this Saturday and we've got a box of chrome tube shields that is labeled "Scott tube shields".  I could probably bid on these if anyone wants them.

I have no idea what model they belong to.

Keith…

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Added by Keith Lowe on April 27, 2017 at 8:25pm — 1 Comment

Battery Allwave, 6 volt

Does anyone have an idea of what speaker went with the Battery Allwave sets of the early 1930s?

These would be the 6 volt and 2 volt Allwave receivers.

Cheers,

John

Added by John T. Meredith on April 26, 2017 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Shield Grid 9 Renewing...........

Hi Kent:  I am working on a Shield Grid 9 now that is in very good shape. I have dismounted the SGA (shield grid assembly) because of low filament voltage on the three 22s - max I can get is 2 volts with 5 volts on the entry bus.  Taking that SGA off and opening it was much more of a chore than necessary because the designer apparently didn't think it would ever be required.  The paperwork discusses the short wave ability of the SG-9 and the need to change the coil in the 630 Antenna…

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Added by Steve Larrabee on March 13, 2017 at 8:00pm — 33 Comments

PBS "American Experience" YouTube "Empire of the Air"

Here's a YouTube link to the PBS American Experience special "Empire of the Air", much taken from the Tom Lewis book. If you like old radio, you'll love this. https://youtu.be/-YEFlHGQLEE

Added by Tom Jardine on March 7, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

Super XII Restoration

A Fast Tour

 

The first step I always take is to remove all the tubes, shields, covers and anything else that can be removed from the chassis. This leaves us with something that looks like this:

 

And underneath we have:…

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Added by Kent King on January 27, 2017 at 1:48pm — 8 Comments

McMurdo Silver Schematic

Need help with schematics for the Masterpiece 6. There was an early/late version, mine the earlier with dual choke power supply. There may
Be other variations much like Scott.

Added by Dave on January 21, 2017 at 12:48pm — 8 Comments

Missing thumb screw

Missing thumb screw on the angle face plate hold downs, Looking for 1pc  Does anyone have a extra one ???

Added by Robert Steigerwald on January 16, 2017 at 12:28pm — 1 Comment

WANTED: McMurdo V Front wood escutcheon

I am looking for a McMurdo V wood front will buy or trade for my spare MPVI front.

Thanks

Mike

Added by Mike Kennedy on December 31, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Text Background Color

I am wondering if there is any way to change the background color displayed with the text of posts by members. I have difficulty in reading the text with the gray background color. I have had cataract surgery and have to use a magnifying glass in order to read the posts. A white background makes it easy for me to read the posts without resorting to the magnifying glass. I was able to make this change on my personal page, but not here on the forum or blogs.

Joe

Added by Joseph W Strickland on December 29, 2016 at 6:19pm — 3 Comments

Audio Magazine Jan 1977 Nothing New Under the AM Sun

Jan 1977 AUDIO magazine "Nothing New Under the AM Sun" ANOTHER interesting article from AUDIO magazine, January 1977, continues the discussion on high quality AM radio receivers.

Added by Tom Jardine on December 27, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

800B Schematics and Relay connection differences

Overall E H Scott Co. did a great job of documenting the 800B model versions, however, there is one area where they seemed to go into uncharted territory. The labeling of the Jacks and Plugs on the two chassis tends to lead to confusion. Normal practice in the industry is to have J numbers coincide with their mating P numbers. In the case of the 800B: the P1 Receiver plug of the Receiver chassis mates with J3 of the Power Supply chassis; P2 audio plug of the radio chassis mates with J4 audio…

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Added by Joseph W Strickland on November 23, 2016 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

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