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RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Spent the remainder of the afternoon being entertained by Swampy (need a new name for him now) whilst looking for 20K log pots and one with a centre tap. Looking on a few audio fora, this centre tap a...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Posted by: @crustytv Regardless of the issues outstanding, I'm totally over the moon, and thoroughly enjoying discovering what is on all the tapes. When you've got the Reditune(s) working tip-top, I...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

The heads as seen above were in an appalling state, and this must have a great part to do with the god awful sound reproduction. Yesterday I spent most of the day on and off, trying to remove 50+ year...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago

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52 years ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

@lloyd That tune was justified..... and ancient.

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

It wasn’t that terrible 90’s song that went on about moo moo land was it?!

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

@richardfrommarple I forgot to mention that another report from 1961 was that a farmer in Darlington used to play music put out by the BBC, the Third programme or Radio 3 as it is now, to his herd of ...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: Pure Nostalgia

@alex728 The Bal-Ami jukeboxes that looked like a goldfish tank were made under licence by Balfour engineering in Ilford. They were a copy of the AMI F. In the immediate post-war years, jukeboxes cou...

In forum Music & Media Formats

3 months ago
Pure Nostalgia

i'm a bit bored at the moment as my golf club has been closed for over a week due to the effect the constant rain has had on it. I like to keep myself busy, so I look for things to do. So I thought I'...

In forum Music & Media Formats

3 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

At the risk of being accused of "bangin' on," I've copied an image from Google Street View of the site of the Edmonton Civic shop. The building or street hasn't changed, just the frontage.You can just...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

@alex728 "Back in the day," many of these young people were living in sparsely furnished bed sits. So not much room for a rave. But I'm sure they had a good time. This is the radiogram. Two sliding d...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

In the early sixties some of our best customers were West Indian immigrants. Many moving into accommodation in the Edmonton and Tottenham area. London Transport had had a recruitment campaign over th...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

Some recollections. It was a regular sales promotion to offer "money off" on certain TVs, via part exchange It could be as much as £20 on certain models. Of course, we weren't interested in the old ...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Success! Managed to get the capstan spindle removed. Indeed, as Lloyd and I suspected, there was another circlip hidden up top, and it was under that brown Bakelite cap along with another set of beari...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

@crustytv Hi crusty i have joined this group after reading about your exploits with the TP80 machine. I worked at Reditune on and off for 20 years in sales . There is even a rarer TP80 machine than t...

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3 months ago
RE: Cossor 1324 FM generator.

A reasonably frequency selective device was found and the Leader FM generator set to 95 MHz and the output loosely coupled to the radio's antenna. With radio duly tuned in to a 400hz tone at 95 MHz (r...

In forum Test Equipment

4 years ago
RE: S22 Valve

Posted by: @alex728 They were used by Auntie well into the mid 1990s, although by that time physical editing of the tape had given way to the audio being ingested into SADIE (digital audio editing su...

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3 months ago
RE: S22 Valve

Posted by: @sideband They were Uher stockists and had a Uher Report in the window. I presume these portable recorders were used by journalists and the like. BBC Leeds used them for their local news ...

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

3 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

One positive I've discovered is the large batch of carts are compatible with my other TP80 Reditune machine. Although they are shorter, they are identical in operation. I loaded them into the TP80, th...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago

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52 years ago
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