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Title: McIntosh C8 & C8-S Preamplifier "A thing of beauty is a joy forever"
Post by: johnlsenchak on April 25, 2020, 01:52:37 pm
For those of you playing along at home !
Service Manual:
https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8.pdf (https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8.pdf)
Schematic:
https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8_schematic.pdf (https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8_schematic.pdf)
Schematic#2:
https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8s_schematic.pdf (https://www.hifiengine.com/hfe_downloads/index.php?mcintosh/mcintosh_c8s_schematic.pdf)

McIntosh C8 & C8-S Preamplifier / Compensator Restoration - Part 1
Blueglow Electronics
39:41  Oct 13, 2019
Bench testing a complementing pair of McIntosh C8 & C8-S preamps / record compensators.  Doing a thorough walkthrough and building a parts BOM.  These are a match for a set of MC30 tube amplifiers that will be shown in a separate video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LcWHOZcnHI&t=18s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LcWHOZcnHI&t=18s)

McIntosh C8 Preamplifier - Compensator Restoration - Part 2
Blueglow Electronics
31:26 Apr 14, 2020
BG268 - Part 2 of 3 in our series on the McIntosh C8 preamplifiers.  In this video we make significant progress on swapping out components.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFL36McQjnQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFL36McQjnQ)


McIntosh C8 Preamplifier - Compensator Restoration - Part 3
31:27  Apr 15, 2020
Blueglow Electronics
BG274 - Part 3 of 3 in our McIntosh C8 preamp restorations.  Also includes how to connect the C8S and C8 together with the MC30 amplifiers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvyVqwBbB3s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvyVqwBbB3s)


Posted  04/25/2020