The TEAC A-1500's Service Manual was instrumental in reviving this classic reel-to-reel. Not only does it have the schematics, exploded parts diagram and parts list, it also provided mechanical adjustment information that approximate factory default settings.
SERVICING THE LENTICULAR SCREEN AND FRESNEL LENS
WS-55515 / WS-65515
CAUTION: Wear gloves when handling the Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens. This prevents cuts and finger prints. Do not place Fresnel Lens in the sun. This may cause fire and heat related injuries.
1b. Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens Removal
1. Remove the screen assembly as shown in the Cabinet Disassembly procedure. 2. Remove the HOLDER-SCREEN-BOTTOM. 3. Carefully slide the Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens combination from the upper Screen Frame Assembly. Note: When separating the Lenticular Screen from the Fresnel Lens, use caution while prying the Screen and Lens apart. Use a slot type screw driver, and remove the pressure sensitive double sided tape.
1b. Installing the Fresnel Lens and Lenticular Screen
1. Insert the Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens combination into the upper Screen Frame. 2. Install the HOLDER-SCREEN-BOTTOM, install the end screws first. .