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Beolover SyncDrive: DC Platter Motor Replacement for Beogram 4002 and 4004 (Type 551x and 552x)

Late Beogram 4002 and the 4004 (Types 551x and 552x), which have DC platter motors instead of the earlier synchronous AC motors usually suff...

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Beomaster 8000: 3D Printed Control Panel Lid Damper Arm

This is a follow up to an earlier post, where I encountered a cracked control panel lid damper arm. In the meantime I was able to replace the broken part with a 3D printed replacement. I made a short video about this process:

Here are a few high res pictures:

The broken arm:

The 3D printed replacement installed. It was printed on a Stratasys uPrint to achieve the necessary precision. It needs to fit snugly on the damper shaft, and the 'hook' that connects to the linkage needs to have the correct diameter to prevent disconnection of the linkage:

and inside the Beomaster:

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