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Philharmonic remote control

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland Sep 15. 5 Replies

Hello,Looking for a photo of scratch suppressor switch on a remote control unit. Tried to install a scratch suppressor switch from a non-remote unit and there are gears in the way.Thanks in…Continue

Past and present update

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kent King Sep 5. 2 Replies

A little bit of past progress. My Philharmonic remote chassis S/N BB106 was intended to be a spare chassis, but the more I thought about it became my primary set for the cabinet. After recapping the…Continue

Philharmonic remote control

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kent King Sep 4. 1 Reply

Hello all,Did Scott produce any directions for the Philharmonic remote control?  Was there frequency indicator strips on the back panel near the adjustment nuts??Thanks in advanceJohn Continue

Current progress

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Chidgey Sep 2. 5 Replies

Hello,Though I would share a photo of my Philharmonic after coming back from the refinisher.  What a difference a few months make. Wish I could have saved the original finish, but I felt it was too…Continue

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David C. Poland replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"John - I have a small rotary toggle switch from a junker Scott Masterpiece parts set. Looks to be much like Norman's photo. Shaft will extend 1 7/8 inch from the front of the chassis apron. Will fit to avoid those tuning gears -  I checked…"
Sep 15
John Chidgey replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"Thanks, Norman very helpful"
Sep 15
Norman S Braithwaite replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"Photos..."
Sep 15
John Chidgey replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"Would you tell me the style of knob that is used for the low profile rotary switch?"
Sep 14
Norman S Braithwaite replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"The scratch suppressor switch on my remote control Philharmonic is a low profile rotary switch rather than the usual push-pull type switch. Norman"
Sep 14
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Philharmonic remote control

Hello,Looking for a photo of scratch suppressor switch on a remote control unit. Tried to install a scratch suppressor switch from a non-remote unit and there are gears in the way.Thanks in advanceJohnSee More
Sep 13
Kent King replied to John Chidgey's discussion Past and present update
"Those 1k resistors burn and either go open of change value due to shorted bypass caps across them. The Philly I am currently working on had one totally burned up due to a shorted cap. I check all of them when I do a restoration, a <very>…"
Sep 5
mike hadley replied to John Chidgey's discussion Past and present update
"Look out for the rubber wires that pass thought the chassis from the IF coils to the variable capacitors under the chassis, a good replacement for this is silicone rubber insulated wire, the type that is used on test leads is good, and it looks like…"
Sep 4
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Sep 4
Kent King replied to John Chidgey's discussion Philharmonic remote control
"John - I don't have any manuals on the Philharmonic with remote - but there was a manual done for the model 16...look in that folder for the instructions with "robot control". It does have a few things about the remote system in it,…"
Sep 4
John Chidgey commented on John Chidgey's blog post WTB
"David: I have reached out to Mark, we'll see what he comes up with. Kent: Thanks for keeping an eye out!"
Sep 2
John Chidgey replied to John Chidgey's discussion Current progress
"About $900 but the cabinet was pretty beat"
Sep 2
Brad Winder replied to John Chidgey's discussion Current progress
"Very nice! What did it cost to have it refinished?"
Sep 2
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Sep 2
Kent King commented on John Chidgey's blog post WTB
"John - I do not have a spare...checked last night. Those do get broken, I get asked about them every couple years. I'll keep watch for a parts chassis to see if we can locate one. Kent"
Sep 2

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Posted on August 30, 2020 at 2:46pm 3 Comments

Wanted to buy Philharmonic Scratch Suppressor switch. Think same switch was used on the Allwave 16 as well.

John

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