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Wanted / Re: Service manual for RCA Victrola model 4vf206
« on: August 19, 2018, 06:42:07 AM »
I finally did find one. It was for a 1963 RCA Model fVF206 Console Stereo. Thanks for checking.

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Wanted / Service manual for RCA Victrola model 4vf206
« on: August 17, 2018, 09:45:35 AM »
I found on online but it was already sold. The cover says it is for 4VF0 4VF1 4VF2 series Service Manual.

Thanks

Pat

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Zenith / Zenith SFF2535R low left channel
« on: June 28, 2017, 07:16:57 PM »
Hi All

I'm new to vintage stereo repair although not vintage stereos except they weren't vintage when I was using them. :) Recently my wife bought me beautiful vintage stereo and I have been working to bring it back to it's original sound quality. I have read many forums and threads in preparation for this project. At this point, I've got if fully operational but with a few issues.

I began with replacing all the electrolytic capacitors, cleaned all the switches and pots and replaced the channel AF amp tubes and the left and right output tubes.

I get good volume from the right channel although a little distorted at the high end and low volume with a lot of distortion on the left channel.

Another more minor issue is that I don't get any sound from the mid-range or tweeters on either channel. I replaced the caps on them with the specified non-polarized replacement. I have bypassed the caps to make sure the speakers are good and have even tried driving them from a different amp source.

I was a technician for a short time 40 years ago but my profession took off in another direction. Now that I'm retired I back to where I started. Only trouble is, I don't know where to start trouble shooting this. I have the SAMs for the system and can still read the schematic. I just don't know what to look for or where. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
Pat

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