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Thorens TD 166 hum
I tested all the other cables and all was good.┬áThe last thing I did was replace the 6ft RCA cable with a short 3ft one. The 3ft cable ends fit more snug on the seemingly smaller RCA inputs on the HK930.Success, hum is gone! The 6ft cable ends fit... 
Thorens TD 166 hum
Ok, I redid some of my continuity tests on the tone arm now that I saw where the grounding screw was on the arm.I measured from the ground tab on the Shure and the screw at the back of the arm and I get 2 ohms.. I tested from the headshell collar ... 
Thorens TD 166 hum
I have not removed the grounding clip as unless someone with a Thorens TP 60 headshell or a TP 11 tonearm has done this to solve the mid volume hum, I don't think it will solve anything. The headshell is metal, aluminum I think, but due to the way... 
Thorens TD 166 hum
Thanks, will try this. But it does not explain the louder hum when I remove the headshell, or is this a normal thing? 
What Have I Bought?
I may be wrong but... Were not the beveled edge the first edition, called OLA by the community. They came with a green or orange "fried egg" tweeter mounted up off the baffle and a 12" basket, Masonite edge, inverted foam surround woofer mounted l... 
Usless but interesting ....how many of you old timers started with original Large Advents?
Darn auto corrector on these smart phones......some tweeters = dome tweeters... cone some miss = cone midrangeThis story all started in the early '70s right before disco, that explains the deviation to LOUD... Regret getting rid of my smaller Adve... 
Usless but interesting ....how many of you old timers started with original Large Advents?
I started with a stack pair of smaller Advents with an array of 4 Philips some tweeters on top of the stack to increase power handling of that fried egg. Sold those off. Later built my own speakers using Philips 15", cone some miss and those dome ... 
Akai 4000ds vs 4000ds MKii head block
Got the 4000db head block, compared it to my 4000ds block, wire-wise, they are the same. I spliced the DS connector onto the DB block for the erase/record heads, soldered the playback wires to the PC board (no connector on DS model) and did a test... 
Akai 4000ds vs 4000ds MKii head block
From the schematics, they look similar, but it is hard to trace with the scanned drawings, can't tell if some are connected or some just cross. I was hoping someone already had experienced this type of repair and had some input.