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RE: Unknown CTV focus assembly.

Nah, looks like a Grundig, possible 5010 focus-pot.

In forum Colour Television

1 year ago
RE: Japanese Hybrid TVs

Posted by: @pye625 I know of Teleton valved colour set's, but were they japanese?Yes, they were made by the General co, before it was taken over by Fujitsu, then becoming Fujitsu-General. For their...

In forum Colour Television

1 year ago
RE: Looking for 8 pin EIAJ plug

Ah--yes, those look like it! I think we both reffd the numbers with RS at the same time, came up with same parts. Odd they sell each part of the same plug as a separate item....

In forum Video Recorders, CED, LaserVision, DVD & DTV

2 years ago
RE: Hitachi CNP860 70s ctv

CSP/CNP860/470 was quite a bit different to the 190 series. the decoder is on separate board on bottom of cabinet covered in lots of crud, rather than on one of the vertically mounted ones like later ...

In forum Colour Television

2 years ago
Looking for 8 pin EIAJ plug

Anyone any ideas for a supplier who can provide an 8 pin EIAJ block-plug, male to fit into an Akai 1/4 video-recorder? I have a rather odd machine, a X500-VT a combo open reel stereo deck with a mono ...

In forum Video Recorders, CED, LaserVision, DVD & DTV

2 years ago
RE: Bush TV125 etc LOPT.... Wanted dead or alive !

Ah--OK.... So, Is it a linearity type fault on 625? is the 625 compo winding OK?

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

3 years ago
RE: Bush TV125 etc LOPT.... Wanted dead or alive !

Have you tried cooking gthe original on 25-30V dc for some hours? The pitch will bubble and a little will leak out, but eventually after about 4-5 hours, it stops bubbling and its dry. Put it on an ...

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

3 years ago
RE: KB cvc2 ctv

I have a CVC2 22" table model set. I can confirm that the decoder chassis can be removed complete and unplugged, (--although if I recall correctly, this isnt quite as easy as it sounds!), the chassis ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: BRC 3500 complete chassis nearly FOC!

Prob easier to put whole thing in a box, less chance of a board becoming broken, it isnt that big...... What do you think?

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

4 years ago
BRC 3500 complete chassis nearly FOC!

I recently rescued a more or less complete 3500 chassis with all PCB's in reasonably shabby condition... (Think this is 3500--Its one with full size conv. board.) It looks fairly complete, all boards ...

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

4 years ago
RE: What was the last UK CTV to use valves?

It was probably old stock--but I remember repairing a CVC9 that the mains filter-cap fried on, and filled the shop with smoke--In 1980!

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Looking forward to the future and the demise of PAL.

It was one of these converters like in the first post I used a couple of years ago to put an HDMI socket--On a Bush TV62! Works well....

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Kine Bias, a three-position tag setting, relating to picture brightness.... Hmm--I searched that on Google. 'KINE' appears to be an oldy worldy English language reference to Cows, Plural--the Moo-Moo ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Andrew--That is actually a bit of a problem--for me anyway! I dont have a lot of spare room! Probably just as well, I would end up like one of those hoarders you see on the telly! Sometimes things com...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Ah--There's interesting.... I just looked at the thread on the other site about this set. The pic of the 17JZ8 down to air, also shows that tag-strip with the earth wire on. It also has a lead attache...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Ah--Yes Mike, There was certainly a box with the set with some oddball Teleton valves in, I had forgottren to mention it earlier. I checked the earth bonding--There Wasnt Any! The Metal Cabinet is el...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Cabinet is steel, earthed too according to scheme--Will check its earth bonding for a larf... Its defo got a three conductor mains-lead....

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

Ah--Wow, Cheers Chris, the scheme you posted was most helpful. It indicates I should have A1 voltages in the range of 570-600 odd volts. Ive got barely 400, so there's an issue with the supply to the ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
Anyone got a schematic for a Teleton 12" VX1110?

I'm having a little play around with the Teleton CTV that Mike kindly sent down with John, (Jayceebee)... --Cheers again Mike--Love it! A great little set, brings back memories does this! This particu...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: A review of Frank Cuffe's PIC-based 405-line pattern generator

Begs the question.... How accurate in comparison to this sig-gen are the usual source used these days, the Auroras/Arorai How are they for accuracy in amplitude, timing and rise-times? This sig-gen Re...

In forum Test Equipment

4 years ago
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