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Author Topic: Need Help To Brighten 60's Heathkit Amp-Schematic Included  (Read 7853 times)

galaxiex

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Re: Need Help To Brighten 60's Heathkit Amp-Schematic Included
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2017, 08:11:39 PM »
Thanks Joe!

Ya, I remember getting the Heath catalogs as a kid in the late 60's early 70's.
I drooled over all the cool gadgets and stuff you could build from kits.
Could never afford any tho....  :(

I think the closest we come to hobby kits these days are mostly tube amp kits.
Nuthin wrong with that... and you can get chip amp kits etc too...
but the Heath stuff had a kind of... IDK... "something" about them.   :)
If it ain’t broke I’ll fix it until it is.

galaxiex

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Re: Need Help To Brighten 60's Heathkit Amp-Schematic Included
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2017, 12:04:52 PM »
Well, for anyone working on one of these amps, (Heath TA-16) a board layout is very nice to have.  ;)

The schematic is easily available but not the layout.

I have a reprint of the complete original manual, but the board layout picture is from the foil side.
That's ok, but sometimes it's nice to have a view from the component side.

So I flipped it and did some editing so the view is from the component side.

The schematic has the part numbers and values so I didn't bother putting part values on the layout.

Maybe some folks will find this useful.  :)

Edit; aaahh, here's the foil side view too.
« Last Edit: January 08, 2017, 01:25:37 PM by galaxiex »
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J M Fahey

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Re: Need Help To Brighten 60's Heathkit Amp-Schematic Included
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2017, 06:10:05 PM »
Thanks, you´ve drawn from scratch many "difficult"  amps for the Forum  :dbtu:
The pedal cloning guys do something similar, but in a different way, they take exact perfectly matching top and bottom board pictures, superimpose them "semitransparent" so you see both at the same time and then expect some brave souls to draw the schematic based on that.

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Re: Need Help To Brighten 60's Heathkit Amp-Schematic Included
« Reply #18 on: June 21, 2020, 03:37:08 AM »
could you indicate the dimensions of the ta-16 printed circuit boards? if you do not mind.