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 Post subject: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Feb Sat 28, 2015 11:25 pm 
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1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C. Has TV, Radio, Record Player, and Phonograph. 4K1 Radio Chassis.


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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 12:04 am 
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Because these are big and heavy, even in excellent condition they are a hard sell. In this condition the value is nominal. Less than $50. That basically is just for the CRT, if it checks good, and parts.


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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 1:25 am 
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Looks to be a 12" model

These use a "strain gauge" type of phonograph pickup. It feeds a current through the pickup and it will change resistance to the movement of the needle, producing an audio signal.
I worked on one once, and something happened to cause smoke to roll out of the tone arm! :shock:
It was a good learning experience! :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 1:50 am 
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"Looks to be" someone fishin' :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 5:01 pm 
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I am curious what I need to do with it?


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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 5:37 pm 
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You need to replace the electrolytic and paper capacitors:

http://antiqueradio.org/recap.htm

Some other getting-started restoration steps:

http://antiqueradio.org/FirstStepsInRestoration.htm

This article describes the restoration of an Admiral TV with the same (20B1) chassis:

http://antiqueradio.org/Admiral24C15Television.htm

Before going to all that work, I would make an effort to find out if the picture tube is shot.

Restoring the radio/phono also involves capacitor replacement, plus some additional work (cleaning and lubricating the phono mechanism, etc.).

Imagine that you found a 65-year old car in a barn. You can't just fill the gas tank and drive off on a cross-country trip.

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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Sun 01, 2015 5:39 pm 
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Oh, I missed the context of this post. I apologize.
I thought you were posting that it was for sale somewhere. That is what this particular forum is for.

Welcome to ARF! I'm sure you will get more response if it was moved to the Antique Television Discussion forum.
The one I worked on is similar, but that was back in 1984 or 85. Memory doesn't seem to recall back that far... :oops:

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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Tue 03, 2015 2:37 am 
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Thank you for all of ya'll's time. I will see if the beauty is still even running and take it from there.


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 Post subject: Re: 1949 ADMIRAL TV-Phono Model 4H156 C
PostPosted: Mar Tue 03, 2015 2:47 am 
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Don't bother to plug it in to see if it's running. Any TV that old is just about guaranteed NOT to "run," and you might damage the power transformer or other parts with that useless test.

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