Heathkit TA-16 Restoration Phase 3

Finally seeing the end in sight with this restoration. Grill cloth cleaned up, a few things touched up inside, and put back together. Only things left are to trade out a couple transistors here and there to help with the noise factor, and then get some new 12′ speakers since …

Heathkit TA-16 Restoration Phase 2

Small update on this amp. The card was completely gutted, all components tested and cleaned. Parts replaced as needed. All pots were dismantled and cleaned. All wiring was replaced. All rust was grinded off. All screws were even restored. She’s back together and mostly functional but got a few bugs …

Heathkit TA-16 Restoration Phase 1

I definitely have a soft spot for this solid state amp, and they’re hard to come by. I jumped at the chance to pick this one up when I found it, needs some love. Here’s the photos from tear down and the first part of cleaning and testing.