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Author Topic: I just got, for free, a Hammurlund SP-400-X Receiver!  (Read 2282 times)

Offline atrainradio

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I just got, for free, a Hammurlund SP-400-X Receiver!
« on: April 25, 2015, 2305 UTC »
....and it is heavy as hell. Hooked up a speaker, no sound. But I found the manual online, so I am reading over it. Hope I can get it to work! It does power on, so that is good.
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Re: I just got, for free, a Hammurlund SP-400-X Receiver!
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2015, 1934 UTC »
Find someone with a working tube tester and check them all.  I would also check and be sure your B+ is present in all the places it should be.  Good Luck!

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