Vintage Radio, Television and Hi-Fi are highly popular 'modern antiques' - and offer the added challenge for restorers of the repair of classic valve-based circuits. This highly readable book encompasses all aspects of buying, collecting, restoring, repairing, sourcing parts, professional services, clubs and societies, etc. Covering the technical side as well as collecting, this book offers the most comprehensive coverage available.
The first half of the book deals primarily with technical aspects of restoration, what components are needed and where they can be found. The second half of the book provides a wealth of useful information: names and addresses of clubs and societies, auctions and antique fairs; a professional services directory; how to get hold of service data. Armed with this book the enthusiast will be able to tackle the restoration of a vintage machine with confidence.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 21 mm
"...an excellent reference for anyone interested in or involved in 'vintage electronics' - both newcomers and those with a few years under their belt. The text is written in a very friendly and accessible style... there's a huge amount of 'nitty gritty' information of a practical and technical nature." --Electronics Australia
"What an amazing collection of information!...This is a book which should be in every vintage radio entusiast's reference library." --Radiobygones, April 1999