"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by Tamnative, December 14, 2022, 11:29:07 PM
Quote from: TelePlay on December 17, 2022, 07:54:14 PMFirst, I would also attach the slate wire to the A terminal from the other side of the screw terminal to get the spade lug barrel away from the F terminal.Also, attach the red line and ringer wires to the other L2 screw terminal from off the network to keep the exposed metal away from the network solder point between L2 and R.The way it is now wired is messy and could lead to unintentional contact with other terminals. Clean up the wiring first and then try the ringer. If it still doesn't work, try what I suggested in my previous 2 posts above.
Quote from: TelePlay on December 18, 2022, 04:58:23 PMThe above replies with circuits were posted to hopefully educate members on not only which wire goes where but also why. Knowing the "why" helps one troubleshoot problems on the bench by understanding circuits and what the circuits do in a telephone, in this case the ringer circuit.