625 for 405 standards conversion, then and now Field Store Convertor PYE TVT – circa 1972 And with the marvels of modern technology, what once filled a room (above) now sits in the palm of your hand (below). Aurora Standards Continue reading Standards Converters – From PYE to the Aurora
‘The Right one’ With the subject matter of this site being early British Colour television, I can’t help but also look back with fondness at the adverts of the 1970’s. Colourful, tuneful and what’s more memorable, something very much lacking Continue reading Martini Adverts
A brief background The other day I picked up a Vintage early colour television from a deceased persons estate sale. The background to this tale was the deceased parents had won the pools back in the very early 70’s. With Continue reading A Very 70s Cup ” The Drinkup”
Do you remember the 1970’s ? For a kid or an adult, it was probably the last decade of simpler times, as things were about to change radically for Britain and the whole world. Choice explosion, the want it now Continue reading Remember The 70’s ?
Ceefax was a British invention and the world’s first teletext information service. The following is just a very brief description of the service. The system was announced in October 1972 and following test transmissions in 1972–74, the Ceefax system went live Continue reading Ceefax – Teletext
The following chart provides Model to Chassis identification for the much later Philips sets. This is not our area of interest but may be of use to others. Codes The next set of data is again too modern for this Continue reading Philips: Later Models & Factory Codes
Don’t delay contact us today! Be it a story from your days in the trade, buying your first colour set and your experiences with it. Recent restoration, service hints and tips, memories of owning one of the sets you see Continue reading Have you got a Story?
Stan (Electrical) a member of this community, embarked upon an mammoth project, one to fully document the Mullard High Speed valve testers. This not only to include all the cards but provide templates to reproduce them. Stan alone has completed Continue reading Mullard HSVT Card Project