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Audio servicing and the amateur. Part 1. An introduction to test equipment and techniques. Breaking components down into smaller groupings to facilitate troubleshooting.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1981 [Jun 1981] (v.12#3) pg. 45

Audio servicing and the amateur. Part 2. Categorizing the types of troubleshooting situations and routines to follow to expedite discovery of the cause.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1981 [Sep 1981] (v.12#4) pg. 50

An audio measuring system. Part 4. The ramp recording modem. Allows you to make frequency response sweeps with the "Sorcerer's Apprentice" signal generator and "Paul Bunyan" logger on any tape recorder with more than one channel.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1983 [Nov 1983] (v.14#4) pg. 18

Passive loads for audio testing. Easy-to-build test loads to check a variety of audio components. (1) Speaker loads, (2) line driver test load, (3) inverse RIAA network, (4) selectable load box, and (5) AC line safety test network.
AUDIO ELECTRONICS 1/2000 [Jan 2000] (v.31#1) pg. 34
Correction AUDIO ELECTRONICS 3/2000 [May 2000] (v.31#3) pg. 48

Square-wave audio testing. Using the square-wave periodic waveform to test the performance of audio equipment.
AUDIO ELECTRONICS 5/2000 [Sep 2000] (v.31#5) pg. 14

Build a direct-reading wow and flutter meter. Used to measure distortion caused by out-of-round phonograph or tape player components. Part 1.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Jul 1972 (v.15#4) pg. 46

Build a direct-reading wow and flutter meter. Part 2.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Sep 1972 (v.15#5) pg. 42

Build your own audio test gear. Five pieces of test gear, plus how and why they are used. (1) Audio signal generator. (2) Audio voltmeter. (3) Simple LED oscilloscope. (4) Distortion analyzer. (5) Wow-and-flutter meter. Part 1. An overview.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1997 (v.68#6) pg. 26

Build your own audio test gear. Part 2. Wien-bridge audio generator. This oscillator circuit generates four basic frequencies and uses them to cover the entire audio band (20-20,000 Hz). Est. cost: $110 (kit). An overall look at the concept.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1997 (v.68#7) pg. 56

Build your own audio test gear. Part 3. Wien-bridge audio generator (continued). Project construction.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1997 (v.68#9) pg. 65

Build your own audio test gear. Part 4. Wien-bridge audio generator (continued). Setup and alignment.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1997 (v.68#10) pg. 22

Build your own audio test gear. Part 5. Building a resistor substitution box (1 ohm to 11.11 megohms). Est. cost: $70 (kit).
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1997 (v.68#12) pg. 28

Using an audio oscillator, resistance-substitution box, and audio voltmeter to perform some basic audio electronic tests. (1) Measuring frequency response. (2) Determining input impedance. (3) Determining output impedance.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1998 (v.69#1) pg. 28

Capacitance-box applications. Using the capacitance substitution box (C-box) to test active and passive audio circuits.
ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1998 (v.69#3) pg. 27

Testing hi-fi equipment. Part 1. Test equipment required.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Dec 1970 (v.84#6) pg. 47

Testing hi-fi equipment. Part 2. Test procedures, plus hints on avoiding common errors. Simplified techniques using minimum equipment.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Jan 1971 (v.85#1) pg. 45

Audio distortion measuring device combines a 1 KHz signal generator and a Wein bridge filter. Est. cost: $50.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1971 (v.11#2) pg. 53

Stereo audio test box simplifies connection of test equipment to audio amplifier and speakers for troubleshooting and repair.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 37

Build a frequency response tester for audio components. Displays the frequency response on an oscilloscope. Range is from 20 to 20,000 Hz.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 51

Audio test station. Part 1. A series of articles describing the operation, design and construction of Fidelity Sound's model 101 Audio Test System kit. The unit consists of a power supply, two sine/square/triangle function generators, pulse generator, frequency counter and AC voltmeter. Est. cost: $650 (kit).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1979 (v.50#1) pg. 35

Audio test station. Part 2. Power supply and timebase circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1979 (v.50#2) pg. 45

Audio test station. Part 3. Pulse generator, sweep shaper, and audio sweep generator.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1979 (v.50#3) pg. 76

Audio test station. Part 4. Theory of operation and the construction of the voltmeter and digital frequency meter sections.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1979 (v.50#5) pg. 59

All about TIM (transient intermodulation) distortion. Includes two suggested methods for measuring TIM distortion.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1979 (v.50#6) pg. 47

Audio test station. Part 5. Step-by-step through the calibration process.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1979 (v.50#7) pg. 54

All about audio oscillator applications. How the audio generator is used in nine important test procedures.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1979 (v.50#12) pg. 66

Audio testing accessories. (1) High-power load bank. (2) IHF-standardized reactive load. (3) Pinking filter. (4) Step attenuator for input signals. (5) RIAA-Equalization inverter. (6) Input/output loads.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1980 (v.51#8) pg. 46