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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Beogram 4000: Replacing the Reservoir and Motor Electrolytic Capacitors

After gold plating all of the switch terminals in the Beogram 4000 that I am restoring right now, it was time to rebuild the electronics. I usually start out by replacing the old reservoir and motor capacitors that are often out of spec and on the brink of failure. This shows the original units:

A while back I developed a 3D printed capacitor fixture that holds the (smaller) modern replacements neatly in place:
This assembly is a drop in replacement for the original capacitors since it uses the same retaining strip:
On to the circuit boards.

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