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zenith royal 3000 no stations no sound

Post by antiqueradiobuff on Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:01 am

well i will tell ya all i can

heres what i did I have taken the radio out of the case cleaned the tuner i also cleand the band selector i also cleaned the 2 spst switches. i plug in the head phones i get static i use a speaker i get nothing m i have to get the proper caps ans change a few. maybe thats the problem However I my self thinks it may be a bad transistor. when I purchased the radios the battries were to there power point past the leaky stage however it all stayed in the box
a little got in the corner of the box/radio but no near any electronics as far as i coud see.

I hope this helps
many sincere thanks
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Post by simplex1040 on Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:28 pm

Bill I did all the above and found out its the transistors in the RF and IF stages

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Post by antiqueradiobuff on Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:28 pm

hello simplex what i found out is where the yellow speaker broke off from, I hooked it up to where it belonged were as i found the correct spot werre it had broken off from for this I Thank You Simp.

as per the speaker no sound yet However I hook up the head set and I do get static lots of static bout no stations I do beleive now i have to change a few transistors in the if stage
I hope this helps awnser some of the questions
Again I want to extend my
Much appreciation and many sincere thanks simplex
sincerely Bill shenette
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Post by Grim Reaper on Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:25 pm

I think you need to get your speaker going first, then start injecting a signal and trace it through the circuit to find the bad section. Don't start changing parts until you have verified they are bad.

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Post by antiqueradiobuff on Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:06 pm

ok ill replace the tranistors in those areas

thanks simplex Very Happy

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