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amplifier reapir and restoration

amplifier repair | amplifier restoration | wireless radio repair | wireless radio restoration | television repair | television restoration | radiogram repair | radiogram restoration

Vintage Amp Doctor, based in London (UK), provide an invaluable service to collectors and enthusiasts across the UK and Europe. We carry extensive stocks of components to allow us to maintain our high levels of service and customer satisfaction. We also repair and restore guitar amps, hifi and radiograms.

The Vintage Amp Doctor welcomes all enquiries via e mail to enquiries@vintageampdoctor.co.uk and will endeavour to respond within 24 hours. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or just require advice. We look forward to hearing from you.

wireless repair and restoration
 
 
       
         
Audio Research D115 is a lovely amplifier, but not designed to be serviced ... --> Audio Research D115
Echo A28 --> Picture
HMV car radio - Interesting. This set draws some 8 amps! What happened before alernators! --> Picture
Philips 795 A, U - Lovely set, monoknob tuning. Have to be brave. --> Picture
BUSH DAC 90 - Everyone has to own one of these sets before the die ... --> Bush DAC 90
Ferguson was an American company, becoming adopted in the UK . --> Ferguson
grundig 120
Well, after loosing the war, I suppose the Germans had to gain credibility somehow.
--> Grundig 120
An early Philips dual standard 17” model came along in a bit of state. --> Philips
A Thorn 1500, sporting a big 24” tube was dead on arrival. --> Thorn
 

recent amplifier projects

  • Pye HF25s - These amplifiers are quite rare today. They did not seem to be as popular as the Leaks and Quads, but were equally as good and very well made ... --> Pye HF25s
  • Leak Point One, TL12…. Et al - Well, you can’t say a bad thing about any one from the Leak family (no, I am not talking about the Leak 30s and 70 please). What to watch out for ... --> Leak Point One, TL12
  • Audio Research - I have had a couple of D115s recently. These are lovely amplifiers, but not designed to be serviced ... --> Audio Research D115

wireless radio repair wireless radio restoration

The meaning of “wireless radio restoration” or "vintage wireless radio restoration" is a very open term ... --> Wireless Radio Repair and Resoration


recent radio projects

  • BUSH DAC 90 - Everyone has to own one of these sets before the die. Recent popularity due to Ebay, seems to have emptied lofts, garages of these little sets ... --> Bush DAC 90
  • HMV 456, 425, Marconiphone 537, 219, 296 - These wireless sets were very popular in the mid to late 1930’s. There were many variations on the chassis as used in the set shown. They were branded as Marconiphone, HMV... --> HMV 456, 425, Marconiphone 537, 219, 296
  • McMichael 365, 137, 135 - Slightly unusual design. Radio section is straight forward, but the cabinet and dial definitely hark back to shipping days. The dial resembles a ships’ engine telegraph ... --> McMichael 365, 137, 135
  • Roberts Radios - Well, all the early Roberts radios were good quality, performed and sounded well. The little green R66 was a nice little set ... --> Roberts Radios




television repair and restoration

With the growth of budget priced colour TVs during the 70s and 80s, black and white sets slowly started to become a thing of the past. However, with a generation or two on and 40+ year olds hankering after a lost childhood, old black and white sets are becoming sought after... --> Television Repair and Restoration

 

audio research D115
roberts radios
bush dac90
hmv 456
pye hf25s
leak point one tl12
beau decca radiogram
blaupunk radiogram
ferguson wireless
grundig 120
mcmichael 365
mcmurdo 15 17 radiogram
philips 60s & 120
thorn 1500 television

 

 


 
Roberts Radios - Well, all the early Roberts radios were good quality, performed and sounded well. ... --> Roberts Radios
HMV 456, 425, Marconiphone 537, 219, 296. --> HMV Radios
McMichael 365, 137, 135 - The dial resembles a ships’ engine telegraph ... --> McMichael 365, 137, 135
McMurdo 15-17
This is the Rolls Royce of the 1930s radiogram era. --> McMurdo
Beau Decca
An interesting radiogram, coming onto the market during 1947. --> Beau Decca
philips 120
Always a soft spot is the Philips. --> Philips
This is the best of the “Cocktail Cabinet” radiograms ever produced. --> Blaupunkt
This was a popular style of set in the 1960s.
--> Philips 60S

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