Wurlitzer 3000 Jukebox Repair Journal
by Chad Hauris, Retro
Electronics and Audio Lab, Midland, TX. 12/31/05
This Wurlitzer 3000 was in very good condition, having operated for the
last 25 years in a home. It was having hum in the audio and had brittle
wiring on the fluorescent ballasts so we removed just the amp and
ballasts to take to the shop for repairs.
Replacing capacitors in the amp. All electrolytic and paper caps were
Top of amp after repairs. All electrolytic caps were replaced on the
Circuit board before repairs.
Control unit before repairs.
John working on the control unit.
Control unit after repairs.
Chad working on the fluorescent ballasts.
New ballasts installed on ballast rail.
John re-installing the amp in the Wurlitzer 3000.
Rear of Wurlitzer 3000 mechanism. We lubricated the mechanism where
necessary. Note the great condition.
Front of mechanism.
Testing the Wurlitzer 3000.
Completed Wurlitzer 3000.
Wurlitzer 3000 maker's plate.
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