rjsalvi's Recent Activity

  1. rjsalvi replied to the thread Restoration of Kenwood KR-9600.

    "EchoWars" is in KC, but it appears he's been MIA for about 6 mos. I know there are more restorers in that neighborhood, maybe they'll...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 12:50 PM
  2. rjsalvi replied to the thread Need help diagnosing a Kenwood Ka-8300.

    De nada. The 8300 is a good amp and now it's found a good home. Enjoy it!

    Dec 14, 2017 at 9:33 AM
  3. rjsalvi replied to the thread Need help diagnosing a Kenwood Ka-8300.

    :bigok: Unless you want to recap it, sounds like you're good to go. Nice job!

    Dec 13, 2017 at 11:27 PM
  4. rjsalvi replied to the thread KA-7300, X11-1350-10 corrected Cap list needed.

    Bummer. Suffice to say, you're not close to being the only person to have endured this malady. ;) I don't have a BOM (bill of...

    Dec 13, 2017 at 9:53 PM
  5. rjsalvi replied to the thread KR-4200 Static on L channel.

    Are they suspect, or is this insurance? If Hopjohn chimes in, he may have a better suggestion, but the KSA1220 should work (overkill),...

    Dec 13, 2017 at 11:15 AM
  6. rjsalvi replied to the thread Need help diagnosing a Kenwood Ka-8300.

    Pull a leg on Ck3 and check it ... and look closely at the pcb traces and solder pads between Pin 6 & Ck3. Also, check the solder joints...

    Dec 12, 2017 at 10:05 PM
  7. rjsalvi replied to the thread Need help diagnosing a Kenwood Ka-8300.

    Dk1 & 2 look good! Cool. Do you have a schematic? The methodical way to approach this is to start at Pin 6 and work your way back. At...

    Dec 11, 2017 at 11:44 PM
  8. rjsalvi replied to the thread KR-4200 Static on L channel.

    You are absolutely correct!...on the schematic I've been looking at, Q18 looks like a 16 to me, and I agree with your strategy on making...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 8:18 PM
  9. rjsalvi replied to the thread Kenwood Kr-9400.

    If they're small value, say 25V, or 50V, use film caps.

    Dec 10, 2017 at 2:51 PM
  10. rjsalvi replied to the thread Kenwood Kr-9400.

    :thumbsup:

    Dec 9, 2017
  11. rjsalvi replied to the thread Kenwood Kr-9400.

    The short answer is, no. Having said that, depending upon capacitance and voltage, you might be able to substitute a film cap in place...

    Dec 9, 2017