Home Electronics Repair Resources

In addition to general repair books (check our catalog), the Business, Science & Technology (BST) Center offers schematics for repair of consumer electronics items through the following resources (specific models and schematics are *not* listed in our catalog!)

Online Schematics

Printed Schematics - Available only in the Main Library

  • Rider's Perpetual Trouble Shooters Manual - schematic diagrams of radios and televisions into the 1940s. BST has many of these manuals on paper for in-library use, although retrieval may take a few days as they are stored offsite.

  • SAMS Photofact Repair Manuals - paper copies of schematic diagrams of selected radios, TVs and stereo equipment from 1946 to 2004. BST has many of these manuals on paper for in-library use, although retrieval may take a few days as they are stored offsite. See How to Find Printed Schematics Using Print Indexes.  However, for easier and more immediate access to schematics, first try the Main Library's database, SAMS Photofact Repair Manuals.

For help with finding schematics, talk to staff at the 4th Floor Business, Science & Technology Center desk.

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