Sergio Hamernik: Don’t Blow that Tranny! Part 2

Last month, we dropped off a toasted output transformer from a 1950 Vox AC15 with Sergio Hamernik and the team at Mercury Magnetics. From a suspicious pin-sized burn in the transformer’s outer paper insulation, they were able to determin probable causes for the transformers untimely demise. Then it was onto the rewind process! So, is it over for this amp’s output transformer?

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