How do you clean a vintage Marantz faceplate?
Just clean (soapy water or windex) and wipe gently with a soft cotton cloth afterwards.
What is the best cleaner for potentiometers?
Isopropyl alcohol works well too – You can submerge the pot and give it a good soaking, then just turn the wiper backward and forward a few times to make sure it’s well worked in. Then just leave it to dry before turning the electrical equipment back on.
How do you clean the inside of a vintage receiver?
Cleaning Vintage Receiver: 4 Steps
- Clean the Potentiometers. They are located on the front side of the receiver and look like little cylinders.
- Clean the Switches. The process of cleaning the switches is similar to the first step.
- Lubricate Potentiometers and Switches.
- Clean The Jacks and Socket Contacts.
- Clean the Fuse.
Should I clean my amplifier?
Plan to clean your amp at least once a year to avoid a build-up of dust that’s more difficult to remove. If your amp is in a dustier environment, you might want to do this more often. If you own or have access to an air compressor, it will work just as well as canned compressed air at less cost to you.
How do you remove Marantz knobs?
I figured out a new and safer way to pull off those tough-to-remove knobs from Marantz receivers. Slip two cable ties behind the knob, grab both ties and press against the faceplate with your thumbs. Works every time.