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Oberheim OB-8 Vintage Synthesizer Repair

VINTAGE SYNTHESIZER REPAIR at BAMMEL TV TECHNOLOGY SERVICES We had occasion of late to fix up a real classic: the vaunted Oberheim OB-8 synthesizer. Similar synths in the OB-X line by Oberheim defined much pop-rock sound in the early 1980’s, perhaps the most notable example being the legendary Moving Pictures by Rush. Customer brought in his OB-8 with complaint of No …

May 2017: Vizio TV repair, model E500I-AO

Vizio entered the American TV market as a complete upstart in 2002, with 3 employees and a $600,000 operating budget—total. By 2007 company revenue exceeded $2 billion—an amazing feat. Known for their highly aggressive pricing vs their top competitors, Vizio hit the American market hard, quickly laying waste to far-better-known manufacturers. In their wake come other ultra-low-cost Chinese televisions, further challenging the …

Shake-99 repair at Bammel TV Tech Services

SONY SHAKE-99 REPAIR at BAMMEL TV TECH SERVICES

October 4, 2016 In for service, a Sony Shake-99 audio/video system. Customer indicated a complaint as follows: CD STUCK…RECEIVER OUT—NO SOUND. This large-format product (see video) ROCKS! at both low and high volume. It has almost 5000 watts, with smartphone control, wireless bluetooth connectivity, included DJ and lighting effects—overall, a very nice product, and one we had not previously seen. …

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EGNATER GUITAR AMP repair at Bammel TV!

July 29, 2016 Need Egnater guitar amp repair? We’ve added another splendidly sharp arrow to our highly diversified quiver: Bammel TV Tech Services is now the Authorized Service Center in Houston for Egnater guitar amplifiers.  Scoring this certification adds another premiere guitar amp manufacturer to our (already illustrious) profile, which includes Marshall, Fender, Peavey, Crate, Hughes & Kettner, and Randall—add …

Smart Home Systems/Home Automation

Smart Home Systems: The Future Is Now! Technology is evolving at an unprecedented lightning pace, and it is smashing barriers in the residential space. From energy savings to smart surveillance to enhanced comfort, our living spaces are now more customizable than ever before. The possibilities are nearly limitless, and the team at Smart Home Houston is ready to serve as …

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How We Fixed a 24 Track MCI JH-24 Recording Deck

  How We Fixed a 24-Track Studio Recording Deck Customer brought to us an early-1980’s vintage studio recording deck: a 2″ tape, 24-track recorder—the MCI JH-24. The MCI JH-24 is a rather legendary studio multi-track recorder—a very impressive piece of equipment, the first commercialized 24-track recorder. Many rock classics were recorded on MCI machines: Eric Clapton, the Eagles, Led Zeppelin, and the Bee Gees recorded …