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Old 6th Apr 2021, 6:05 pm   #1
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Default Philips P3G38T Stone Dead

Received this today complete with broken dial glass :' (Put a battery in it and got a loud crackle when I adjusted the volume control, but nothing else. So whipped the covers off it and tapped the dreaded AF117's transistors with a screwdriver and it burst into life. MW was working well but nothing on LW. It played for a short while but now it's stone dead, not a crackle. Nothing,

Voltage is reaching the on/off switch. Shorted transistor or capacitor?

Cheers, Jay.
Help!! I've been electrocuted by a glass thing that glows
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