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MEP EP #154: Reclaiming Audio Equipment with Cliff Schecht

Podcast Notes

  • Cliff Schecht
    • An electrical engineer with a masters degree
    • Spends his days rescuing vintage gear
    • Is the CEO and operates Reclaimed Audio
    • Reclaimed Audio offers repair and restoration services on audio, radio, and test equipment from the turn of the century through current state of the art
  • Restoring Vintage Audio Equipment
    • How to restore equipment and keep it true to original design, but get it ready for another 20 years run time
    • Rebuilding power supplies on tube units for example, but not changing the audio path topology much
    • Tips and tricks with test gear
    • Properly evaluating a piece of unknown gear
    • How to restore vintage electronics
      • How old is old enough to consider restoration/recapping
      • When is it ok to power up? How do you power up vintage gear?
    • Any myths you have debunked?

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Cliff Schecht of Reclaimed Audio!

Cliff Schecht of Reclaimed Audio!

 

Some audio gear Cliff is working on restoring to its former glory!

Some audio gear Cliff is working on restoring to its former glory!


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!