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Restoration of a Vintage Telefunken Jubilate 5161W AM/SW/FM Receiver

Restoration of a Vintage Telefunken Jubilate 5161W AM/SW/FM Receiver

By Bryan Bergeron    View In Digital Edition  


Every restoration — even repeat restorations of the same model — reveals something new about tubes and tube circuitry. In this restoration of the Jubilate, the focus is on reclaiming a circuit board covered with dirt, converting a selenium power supply to one based on silicon diodes, and the best ways to rejuvenate the cosmetics of your radio, including how to refinish a wooden cabinet.

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