By popular request (really, I got quite a few emails about this!...;-), I finally completed my Beogram DC motor restoration video! It demon...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Beogram 4002 (5501): Replacing the Original DIN5 Plug with a Modern All-Metal Gold Plated Unit
No restoration of a 4002 is complete without replacing the usually oxidized original DIN5 connector. Those precious low voltage signals deserve the best contacts possible. Gold does not oxidize, and therefore it is able to make low-resistance and long lasting contact. This shows the original plug that was on the Beogram 4002 (5501) that I am currently restoring:
I cut the plug off and prepared the cable for installation of the new gold plated all-metal plug:
Then it was time to solder the plug to the cable:
And this shows the assembled new plug in all its glory:
Beautiful! On to the final touches to get this Beogram ready for primetime!