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Offline debeaune

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AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« on: August 22, 2014, 05:15:07 PM »
Have a very nice old AE that has very low incoming reception, can barely hear.  Rings solid, outbound solid but can't seem to find the issue with the low audio.  Placed some photos in the event its obvious or if anyone has any tips on curing thsi one.  Thank you...Tim

Offline WesternElectricBen

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Re: AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2014, 06:18:26 PM »
Have you tried sanding the contacts on both the wires, the actual contacts, or the back of the ear piece?


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Re: AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2014, 07:34:31 PM »
On that type of rec capsule,make sure that the connections under ths screws are proper .There is a veristor on the insise and if screws and lugs at wrong angle, it will shprt out

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Re: AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2014, 11:43:29 PM »
Tim,
       Try using another receiver. I've had several receivers on AE phones like yours that just go bad. stub
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Re: AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2014, 05:17:37 AM »
My nearest AE might electrically might be the ae80e. Electrically thy should be close or identical.

http://tinyurl.com/qaf58hp     Go to page 2, and selvt the diagram AE Type 80, NC-802 Series.

One way to test the handset assembly with cords may be to just remove the handset and cords from the telephone, connect black and green together, (tape or keep isolated from other conductors) connect the 2 others to a battery 4.5-9 v and listen to yourselves when you talk.

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I have even got a regular New York number :-) 646 570 1796

Offline debeaune

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Re: AE Rotary Very Low reception/audio Help!
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2014, 07:03:35 PM »
Placed a different Stromberg receiver in line, worked perfectly, thank you all.  Tim