Audio Asylum Thread Printer
Get a view of an entire thread on one page
|For Sale Ads|
In Reply to: RE: I hope you're right... posted by kootenay on March 07, 2017 at 18:23:18
I did not say bad tubes! I said bad(or loose) tube connection of the tube pins to the socket contacts.
Wiggle the input tubes and see if it comes back. If it does, clean the tube pins and sockets with deoxit and a pipe cleaner. If it still goes away, you may need to tighten the socket contacts
or replace the offending socket. Slightly bending the tube pins outward can also work in a
We don't often see an intermittent tube in my experience
I have seen a least a dozen or more bad pin to socket connections, all on mid 50's to early 60's home consoles or conseletes.
All would have the same symptoms, play great for a few hours, then
I will look into it.
If a thing's worth doing, it's worth doing well
Post a Followup:
Post a Message!
This post is made possible by the generous support of people like you and our sponsors: