Check Out the Restoration Projects Detailed Below

Available Downloads

March 24, 2022

This blog lists available downloads that may be helpful for people interested in classic equipment restoration.

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Heathkit IM 5248

Heathkit Refurbishment Gallery

March 23, 2022

This blog features a gallery of some of the Heathkit instruments that have been restored by WhitakerAudio.

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Gates Executive audio console

Gates Executive Audio Console Restoration, Part 2: Power On

March 20, 2022

This blog picks up where the last one left off. The console has been reassembled. Next up–the final work needed to return the console to working condition.

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Interesting Web Sites and Resources

March 19, 2022

This blog provides links to interesting web sites relating to the work done by WhitakerAudio over the years.

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Back to the Future of Vinyl

March 19, 2022

This blog describes the Vinyl Snob web site, a destination for folks who appreciate vinyl records.

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Ampex AG=440 tape machine

Ampex AG-440 Tape Machine Restoration

March 17, 2022

This blog describes the restoration of a classic Ampex AG-440 reel-to-reel tape machine, from a “sold as is” eBay purchase to back in the studio.

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TAB Vacuum Tube Audio Book Archive

March 16, 2022

This blog provides supporting information for the TAB Vacuum Tube Audio book, including details on various projects and downloadable files.

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Distortion Analyzer

Heathkit IM 5248 Restoration Project

March 14, 2022

This blog documents the restoration of a Heathkit IM 5248 Intermodulation Analyzer. It is one of many projects completed over the years to bring vintage test equipment back to life.

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Gates Executive audio console

Gates Executive Audio Console Restoration, Part 1

March 14, 2022

This blog describes the restoration of a classic radio broadcast console–the Gates Executive–from an eBay purchase to being back on the air.

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Ampex 1455

Ampex 1455 Restoration

March 13, 2022

This blog describes the restoration of a classic consumer reel-to-reel tape recorder–the Ampex 1455.

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