Lets get this old Sony WM-FX271 technology working again
Got this Sony Walkman WM-FX271 locally and decided to repair it and restore it to former glory.
First of all lets talk about specs:
|Country: Japan||Manufacturer / Brand: Sony Corporation; Tokyo|
|Year: 1998||Category: Broadcast Receiver – or past WW2 Tuner|
|Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors)||Semiconductors present.|
|Main principle||PLL, Phase-locked loop|
|Wave bands||Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.|
|Details||Cassette-Recorder or -Player|
|Power type and voltage||Batteries / addl. power jack / 2 x 1,5 / 3 Volt|
|Loudspeaker||– only for Earphone!|
|from Radiomuseum.org||Model: Walkman FM/AM Radio Cassette Player WM-FX271 – Sony Corporation; Tokyo|
|Material||Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)|
|Shape||Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.|
|Dimensions (WHD)||92 x 115 x 35 mm / 3.6 x 4.5 x 1.4 inch|
FM 87,5 – 108 MHz, AM 531-1602 kHz.
Preset for 30 radio stations.
AVLS, Mega Bass.
Tape modes: Norm/CrO2/Metal.
|Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)||0.150 kg / 0 lb 5.3 oz (0.33 lb)|
|Mentioned in||— Original prospect or advert|
Here is the repair video:
And here is the high-resolution photos take during the repair: