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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #30 on: April 11, 2018, 10:59:00 AM »
Larry, thanks for the help with the 274 number.  If you are referring to my EY-3 to Electra 225, I have a tone control.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #31 on: April 11, 2018, 12:17:00 PM »
I must have the deluxe model!   :)

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #32 on: April 11, 2018, 12:23:53 PM »
Here's three different ones...all have the one control....
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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #33 on: April 11, 2018, 03:57:11 PM »
I like the bakelite better than my wood with some kind of covering. Not sure why I have a tone control but it does.  Model 6-EY-3A.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #34 on: April 11, 2018, 04:37:03 PM »
Bill, perhaps I'm confused as I'm not for sure what you have.  Can you post a picture.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2018, 06:10:01 PM »
I will soon, I'm in the finishing up process.  Should be this weekend. 

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2018, 09:06:14 PM »
I've been wrong before, but I'm almost sure I saw a picture of that amp with two knobs.   :-[ 


I did.  On page one of this thread.  Also on page one, the schemetic shows R8, marked as a tone control.  What am I missing?  Go easy on me, I'm a Magnavox guy.   ;)


This reminds me of the time I replaced the clutch in a '41 Ford with a flathead V-8.  I was the Buick guy........ ;)
I'm great at multi-tasking.  I can listen, ignore, and forget all at the same time.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #37 on: April 11, 2018, 10:06:46 PM »
What I didn't realize is that RCA produced two different EY-3's.  The bakelite model is 45-EY-3, and it only has a volume control.  The 6-EY-3 is in a vinyl-covered wooden case and it has thumbwheel knobs inside the record playing compartment, one for volume, the other for tone.

My mistake Bill.  I thought you had a 45-EY-3..........
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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #38 on: April 12, 2018, 05:51:49 AM »
Not a problem, I screw up ever time I start one of these projects.  :) I'll post a picture this weekend.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #39 on: April 12, 2018, 09:09:12 PM »
I sometimes believe I see things that I don't actually see.  We all learned something with this one.   :)
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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #40 on: April 13, 2018, 06:34:22 PM »
Amen!

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2018, 05:12:45 PM »
As promised, photos of the RCA 45 all finished.  :)

Thanks for all the help and advice.

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Re: RCA 45 record player
« Reply #42 on: April 21, 2018, 06:54:21 PM »
Well.....the other day I put a stack of records on the little 45 and started to listen as I was working in the basement.  This was a mix of instrumentals and vocals, which by the way was the first vocals I had played.  Much to my surprise the vocals did not sound right, there were singing a little fast.  So now I'm confused, changer works fine, cycles, drops records, arm lands correctly, anyone have any ideas?  Is this something common with the RCA 45, what am I missing?  The one I had as a kid didn't do that. Any help would be appreciated!

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Bill