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RE: Prestel Training, some missing bits?

Thanks - all working now (interesting local connection with one of the Prestel computers being based at Martlesham) (BTW I wanted to give it 5 stars rather than 3 but the page glitched halfway through...

In forum Website-Blog Support Tickets

2 weeks ago
Prestel Training, some missing bits?

I wanted to show the link to my younger friends (who are interested in how "social media" was 30+ years ago, some are in France where Minitel remained in operation well into the 21st century, others r...

In forum Website-Blog Support Tickets

2 weeks ago
RE: SIS Music Master S2; Background Music System

@crustytv for broadcast use the standard speed was 7.5 ips - I don't know if this machine may have used 3.75 ips or slower as it would have been intended to play longer background music whereas carts ...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

2 weeks ago
RE: Bilsdale transmitter fire

I read reports from bystanders that not only their own mobile phones but the Fire Brigade's Airwave sets were also disrupted by this (which doesn't surprise me as I think Emergency Services comms infr...

In forum Trade Talk

4 months ago
RE: Lost (and found) Morecambe and Wise episode - film or VT?

An online friend of mine from USA who runs a makerspace obtained load of 16mm telerecordings of some "space age" TV programme for kids as well as a B&H Filmosound modified to work as a telecine (h...

In forum Trade Talk

4 months ago
RE: Lost (and found) Morecambe and Wise episode - film or VT?

I wonder if the "blank" film was sepmag stock? Would make more sense for that to be kept (but equally likely the sound and picture stock got mixed up or it had deteriorated). It seems Gary (not Graham...

In forum Trade Talk

4 months ago
Lost (and found) Morecambe and Wise episode - film or VT?

As I don't watch linear telly these days (and am not even sure how to stream ITV without handing over more personal data than I'd want to) I missed this, but I'm curious from the news reports as to wh...

In forum Trade Talk

4 months ago
Have the forum fonts been changed?

I'm curious as to whether the forum now displaying in Sans Serif fonts (such as Arial) is an intentional change? I thought it was my privacy/ad blocking software blocking some CSS or scripts (which ca...

In forum Forum Support Tickets

7 months ago
RE: ecko u834

@turretslug looking at the schematic it seems the same arrangement is used in this set (I did wonder about how they made the external loudspeaker connection safe to start with). I've never been to sea...

In forum Radio

9 months ago
RE: User manual needed for a Philips 2340 (V2K machine)

PAL B/G for the Netherlands, 5,5 MHz audio subcarrier...

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

9 months ago
RE: User manual needed for a Philips 2340 (V2K machine)

(I will try and condense these bits as otherwise it will take a lot of time and space on the forum) to get the VCR output on the TV (via the RF modulator) press Play button without a cassette in: then...

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

9 months ago
RE: User manual needed for a Philips 2340 (V2K machine)

Aansluiten (connection) A. remove the antenna cable from the TV set and plug the connection into the antenna input (b) on the rear of the VCR B. connect the antenna output (TV) a on the rear of the VC...

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

9 months ago
RE: User manual needed for a Philips 2340 (V2K machine)

whole PDF (maar in het Nederlands!) is here I tried to also upload it here but PDF is not allowed (can email it to anyone or upload it to some other place if it is useful for the data library) I can ...

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

9 months ago
RE: Esselte moviebox

in the comments of this video someone from Sweden suggests (I think) putting a magnet over the box (my Swedish isn't very good though, only very basic if yours is better you might want to double check...

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

9 months ago
RE: 1973 Autovox 2682: Continental

I remember seeing the Japanese 8 pin AV connector on school tellies back in the 1980s, although by then PL259/SO239 at the TV end and BNC and the video end was more often used when I was at school (on...

In forum Colour Television

10 months ago
RE: 1973 Autovox 2682: Continental

I notice on the back of the set a 2pin DIN loudspeaker socket, a 5 pin DIN and some other multiway connector - did this set have direct AV input as well?

In forum Colour Television

10 months ago
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