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Latest Articles.............

Video Blog #058 - Vintage Sharp GF-6060 Ghetto Blaster Bluetooth Conversion

In this video I add Bluetooth connectivity to my vintage Sharp GF-6060 Ghetto Blaster.
Date: 04/08/2020

Video Blog #057 - 35yr+ old Midland 76-900UK CB Radio Restoration - Follow Up

A follow up to my previous video on the inspection & power up of the Midland 76-900, in this video I replace the 2N3055 transistor, tidy up the wiring, fit the sound board & repair the missing digit on the channel display.
Date: 02/07/2020

Video Blog #056 - 35yr+ old Midland 76-900UK CB Radio Inspection & Power Up

Haven't seen this CB Radio gear in 35yrs+ so took it all back to the workshop to have a look at. The 76-900UK caught my eye, lets take it apart and then get it working.
Date: 25/06/2020

Video Blog #055 - Farnell L30/1 Power Supply - Calibration & Front Panel

Farnell L30/1 analogue linear power supply calibration, new bezel & replacement knobs
Date: 23/06/2020

Video Blog #054 - Farnell L30/1 Power Supply - Light Restoration & Test

A light restoration, repair and test of a Farnell L30/1 analogue linear power supply.
Date: 08/06/2020

Video Blog #053 - Motien DC-DC Repair (Rupert Neve 5042 Tape Emulator)

Follow-up video to the Rupert Neve 5042 Tape Emulator Repair where I de-pot the faulty Motien DC-DC converter and get it working.
Date: 19/04/2020

Video Blog #052 - Final Test & Calibration of my PDVS2mini's - Automated Process

Automating the calibration of my PDVS2mini's using a VB app (on Win10), GPIB and a serial/Usb connection.
Date: 16/03/2020