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Replacing the light bulb tracking sensor on the BG4002

As usual when repairing the Beogram 4002 i'm replacing the light bulb associated with the tracking sensor. The old light bulb is old and prone to failure. Furthermore it's glued to the housing and therefore hard to replace. To make sure that...

By Christian Leicht• Friday the 26th 2019 • 2 minute read

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Tonearm Lift for Beogram 1000

Last month I had an old Beogram 1000 in teak in for restoration. As usual the handle/lift (what's the correct term?) for the tonearm was missing. It's only glued to the tonearm and the glue happens to loose it's strength over the...

By Christian Leicht• Sunday the 21st 2019 • 3 minute read

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3D Printed Sled Pulley for Beogram 400X/6000

As usual the sled pulley has small cracks or even falls apart when disassembling the turntable. That was also the case for the Beogram 4002 i'm restoring right now. And as a precaution i decided to change it. Equipped with Tinkercad and my beloved...

By Christian Leicht• Sunday the 21st 2019 • 2 minute read

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Siemens Relay Replacement with Sound Dampening Hood

After I changed all the capacitors on the main board of the Beogram 4002 (5521) i am restoring right now, the 45 RPM circuit stopped working while listening to a record with The Boss. I sought help in the schematics and decided to replace the two main...

By Christian Leicht• Sunday the 21st 2019 • 4 minute read

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3D Printed B&O SP12/14 Pickup Hood

I was tired of the "always missing protection hood" for the Bang & Olufsen SP12/14 pickups and the constant concern that the cantilever or diamond would be damaged when just laying around.I recently bought a Creality Ender 3 3D Printer...

By Christian Leicht• Sunday the 21st 2019 • 2 minute read

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3D Printed Bumper Feet for BG400X/6000

So it’s been a while since my last post. We’ve moved to another city in Denmark and i’ve been using some time to install a proper work environment in my new office with room for my PC, 3D printer and BeoRep utilities (oscilloscope, better lightning for my...

By Christian Leicht• Sunday the 21st 2019 • 2 minute read

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