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Repair

Takamine N4B Preamp Repair

I was sent a Takamine N4B that showed no sign of life; when the battery was inserted, the LED indicator wouldn’t come on when the button was depressed.

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Blog Repair

Takamine AccurAcoustic (AAP) Preamp Repair Video

As a follow-up to my previous post regarding the Takamine AAP repair, I’ve created a YouTube video.

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Classic Gaming Repair

Sega GameGear Recap

It’s difficult to locate a Sega GameGear that doesn’t suffer from dim video output and low or no sound output at all. The most typical culprit is, again, the low quality SMD capacitors used throughout the unit.

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Classic Gaming LaserDisc Repair

Pioneer LaserActive (CLD-A100) Sega PAC-S10 Sub Board Recap

This sub board is the other half of the PAC-S10 I published the recap video of last month, for use with the Pioneer LaserActive.

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Classic Gaming LaserDisc Repair

Pioneer LaserActive (CLD-A100) Sega PAC-S10 Main Board Recap

This is the first half of recapping a Sega PAC-S10 for use with the Pioneer LaserActive. Due to the parts used in manufacturing, most of these units are in poor shape internally and sometimes can cause damage to the player if used in a deteriorated state! The repair is more or less a drop in […]

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Repair

Takamine AccurAcoustic Preamp Recap Repair

EDIT 3/6/2021: I’ve got a new post up with a video of this repair. I’m embedding it near the bottom of this post as well for convenience The world is a small place sometimes. Last year, I was cruising Craigslist and came across a Technics tape deck and some classic gaming accessories. Met the guy, […]

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Blog

Perpetual Procrastinator

I figured since I primarily work on older and vintage electronics, I needed something that sounded both positively extinct and very metal.