"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by Dan/Panther, March 20, 2010, 11:08:11 PM
Quote from: bwanna on May 09, 2010, 07:15:59 PMok, jim.....you have dashed my hopes, but i get it now.it did not occur to me that the 50 pre production sets would be brought back to the lab, modified, then sent out again.of course, the term "early production" itself indicates these models would be all the same. production....production line.....duh.i must have missed this somewhere, but who has the phone pictured on paul f's site with the "birthday dated" dial.
Quote from: Dan/Panther on May 09, 2010, 07:21:11 PMJim;The only 49 dated component I'm aware of is Paul's Dial, what else exists ?D/P
Quote from: Phonesrfun on May 10, 2010, 02:45:29 PMThe purpose for the varistor in the handset across the receiver was to shunt loud clicks from hurting the ear. It was described in the 1949 Bell system announcement, and was in the circuit design as I understand it from the very beginning.
Quote from: Dan/Panther on May 10, 2010, 05:37:21 PMBill;Thanks for explaining all of this. Most of us have never heard this explained before.The question about the magic, was I haven't heard an explanation of the equalizer was incorporated into the new network. We will never know if we don't ask.D/P