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Old 18th June 2005, 03:46 PM   #1
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I have two old receivers that stop putting out sound and then come back on intermittently. Anyone have any idea what this is and if these old receivers are worth having repaired?
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Old 18th June 2005, 03:55 PM   #2
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Hi UNDERSTANDIN,
Can we start with makes and model numbers? Some older sets are very worth while.

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Old 26th May 2016, 01:56 PM   #5
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Hi everyone, I am looking for RTA 3900 service manual. It is made by RCA. If someone has just a wiring schematics that would be just great. Thanks
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washburn41, you must be new to the diyAudio site
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I have two old receivers that stop putting out sound and then come back on intermittently. Anyone have any idea what this is and if these old receivers are worth having repaired?
Looks to me like all you need is DeoxIT and give them good cleaning. There may be lots of old oxidized contact switches, which are causing intermittent sound, not to mention potentiometers. Those need probably good cleaning too...
https://www.parts-express.com/caig-d...-5-oz--341-225
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Old 26th May 2016, 06:11 PM   #8
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Old 26th May 2016, 06:56 PM   #9
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so? now those contacts need even more cleaning

thanks, glad you told me, I have not noticed, I will not bother with this thread anymore
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Old 27th May 2016, 02:34 AM   #10
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Bwahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaa

Oh this has just given me a big laugh.

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