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RE: Aliexpress Desoldering Tool

I've had a couple of these desoldering irons now. I found it works great and use it for most desoldering jobs now (Especially ICs and transistors) I dont think thought that their temperature is regul...

In forum In The Workshop

5 days ago
RE: Tuner Grease

@nuvistor Thank you, that sounds great. I have some switch cleaner to use already which I've found to work quite well. I've found a couple sources of electrolube grease which I'll grab some of. The o...

In forum Black & White Television

1 week ago
Tuner Grease

Hi all I restored my GEC BT318 some time ago and it's been working fairly well, with a few slight niggles, which now I think may be due to a dirty tuner. I want to clean the tuner as I haven't done so...

In forum Black & White Television

1 week ago
RE: Reading circuit diagrams

Hi crusty, thank you so much for granting me early access, I really appreciate that. I've just had a quick nose at the Thorn 3000 circuit diagram and I see what you mean, that looks brilliant. I think...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 weeks ago
RE: Reading circuit diagrams

Posted by: @red_to_black the key is picking out the salient points and recognisable circuit blocks, not to try to assimilate the whole diagram This is very much an area that confuses me, I do tend t...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 weeks ago
RE: Reading circuit diagrams

@katie-bush I'll have to remember that little rhyme! Plenty of rhymes I used in school that I still use to this day so should stick! @boater-sam The best I can do with IC's are measure voltages on t...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 weeks ago
RE: Reading circuit diagrams

Thank you for those links crusty, I'll definitely check those out after, they should definitely be of help to me. That's right about the 3000 I have, I'm hoping to be able to use it as a learning exer...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 weeks ago
RE: Reading circuit diagrams

Hi I've been reading a little bit about ohms law and will continue. I do understand the basic principles of but thats about it. I've got a book on transistors which I've had for a while and do occasio...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 weeks ago
Reading circuit diagrams

Hi all I've been repairing and restoring sets for about 3 years or so now but I've always struggled with reading circuit diagrams. I understand the basics like what the symbols mean and things like th...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 weeks ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

Sieve head here completely forgot to do an update I recapped the timebase panel and the CRT socket, but I'll most likely go over these as some replacements aren't great, using caps in parallel or othe...

In forum Black & White Television

3 weeks ago
RE: Beovision 4402

@marconi_mpt4 Ah thank you, that looks great, I'll order one for my remote, would be nice to get to use them again. Interestingly enough my remote was modified to be powered from a wall supply via a ...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
RE: Beovision 4402

Ah alright, if you need anything from the service manual let me know and I'll see if I can help On another note, what batteries are you using in the remotes? I've been looking for one for mine but it ...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

It really was a great opportunity to learn some more, and I'm sure it'll prove invaluable in the future. Thank you, though I have to say a lot of it was down to David! It has definitely spurred me on,...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

A couple weeks ago Ancient Engineer dropped by for a visit to have a look at the set. We (I say we, I mean David!) had the set in bits, cleaning all the contacts, testing all sorts. We got to the poin...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Beovision 4402

I've just bought a B&O service manual that covers many sets, the 4402 included. If you'd like when I get it, I can take some photos of the relevant circuit diagrams if that helps? '70

In forum Colour Television

2 months ago
RE: Test card for YouTube streaming

That looks great. It's fascinating that your CRT set is showing the bottom grating but my PC monitor (LCD) is showing it as a solid colour. Was it designed as such? I'll have to get it onto one or two...

In forum Test Equipment

2 months ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

Ah so it sounds like my tuner is okay. There's no intermittent-ness to it. Will keep how to clean them in mind as no doubt I'll be getting more VHF sets in the future. Interference never crossed my m...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

I had forgotten about their 110 degree sets and portables, that'd make much more sense. I was thinking more of their larger console/table sets. Without going OT too much, what are some symptoms of dir...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Rediffusion MK7

I wonder if the differences were due to the US standard vs our own? I have no knowledge on tuners, as they've never really been something I've had to deal with, other than changing 2 caps in my GEC. ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Sticky back plastic " fablon "

Not a problem, fingers crossed it goes well!

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

3 months ago
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