@viridian Thanks. Do you know if these LEDs have to be soldered in? I can solder.....but its not pretty.
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Good idea.Thanks. I have opened it once when most of the pots were not functioning properly. I used DeOxit solution on the pots and everything works great now except that one light. I won't have time to open it again for a few weeks but I'll look closely at that bulb and see if I can tell what it will take to replace it. The service manual would be handy.
Update: I opened the receiver up this evening. There are three bulbs burned out.
One rides in the pointer the other two are on either end of the dial face. They are all green. They are relatively easy to remove.
They appear to be little wire lead bulbs. All three are green.
I purchased the service manual on eBay. It will be a few days before I get it. But, from the images I could see on eBay it looks like all three lamps are 14v 50ma bulbs. I will confirm this when the service manual arrives.
But, I've searched the web and cannot find 14v 50ma bulbs. I can find 35ma, 60ma, 70ma and 100ma.
Being an idiot when it comes to electricity I do not know if would be okay to use a bulb that isn't exactly 50ma. I don't care if it is a little less bright or slightly too bright. I just don't want to burn my house down....or have to replace bulbs every week.
It looks like these wire lead bulbs will have to be soldered in. The wires look too small to twist with the existing leads.
Something like these?
I don't solder well but I can do it.
I also don't know what 'in series' means.
Does that mean: source wire (positive or negative???)-->resistor-->bulb for each of the three bulbs?
The link shows a picture but doesn't say what those are. I'm assuming they are wire clips.Those are spring wire connector.
Sorry for the late reply.
Update: I bought regular 14v bulbs with bare wire leads. Cut the original bulbs out. Soldered the bare wire to the original wires and used tiny little heat shrink tubes to cover the bare wire and solder joint. They all work and it looks great but these bulbs are white so the greenish blue light is not there but it still looks great.
I've got some little colored bulb covers on order but at this point I probably will not open it up again. No sense in tempting the fates which were very kind to me.....no smoke, no electrocution, no additional damage to unit. Need to quit while I'm ahead.