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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Beogram 4002 (5523): Replacement of Corroded RCA Plugs

The Beogram 4002 (5523) that I am restoring right now was outfitted with RCA plugs and a grounding wire instead of the standard DIN 5 connector. As usual the plugs and the grounding terminal were grimy and corroded:
I replaced the RCA with all-metal gold plated plugs and I installed a new grounding terminal:
For some reason these nice compact RCA plugs do not come with a color coding, so a while back when I started using them in my restorations I designed 3D printed inserts that close off the back of the plugs and give them a distinguishing mark for the left and right channels:
On to the final adjustments and a test drive of this lovely Beogram!

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