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Life long interest in TV. Worked in the trade for 15 years. Been collecting tv's for 25 years
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RE: Rediffusion mk4 chassis overhall

Sorry about the upside-down image, here is the before and after the right way up Attachment : 20190914_205937-640x480.jpg Attachment : imageedit_3_9559068458.jpg

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
RE: Rediffusion mk4 chassis overhall

I've finally found some time to finish the Mk4 and its come up rather nicely. I left off last time with a power supply that was very sick. The possible culprit for the destruction was the snubber ca...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
Rediffusion mk4 chassis overhall

I wonder if there is any love out there for the Rediffusion Mk4 yet? Considering these sets are very nearly 40 years old they still feel surprisingly modern, well to me anyway! We used to sell loads o...

In forum Colour Television

3 years ago
Tale of rags to riches of for a Bush TV161

I published this write up on my facebook group and thought that you folks here might enjoy it too. The story here regards only the electronic work carried out. The cabinet also required extensive work...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: 1959 Stella ST1007U

Thanks for the information. I will certainly try technique out in the future. Mean time I will watch the rest of the restoration on this set with interest.

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: 1959 Stella ST1007U

Hi Till, When you are driving the moisture out of the LOPTX how many volts / milliamps do you pass through the wingdings. I Take it you connect between the top cap of the boost diode and the output o...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: What model is this Bush TV? anyone recognise it?

Having established that the case I have is for the rental version it would be nice to know what electrical circuit differences there were between the TV125 and the R version. As I intend to build this...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: What model is this Bush TV? anyone recognise it?

Well that's interesting as I was unaware that RBM made sets at this time deliberately targeted at the rental market. So I think that we are settled that this is a TV125R so my TV125U doner set will be...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: What model is this Bush TV? anyone recognise it?

Frank, yes very similar but when you look at the 125 there are a fair few differences too, see the pic. This version looks I have like a modernized and streamlined version. Attachment : downloa...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
What model is this Bush TV? anyone recognise it?

I am trying to identify the model number for this empty Bush TV with no back cover. It looks to be very closely related to the TV125 based on the styling of the control panel. The reason for the quest...

In forum Black & White Television

3 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Hi Till. You seem to be one of very few that recall the Alba TC1717. I'm trying to establish if the slightly odd on off knob is original or not. It does not look like a thorn part but maybe Alba speci...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Some of you will recall that I started renovating a rare early 1970s Alba CTV fitted with Thorn’s 8000A chassis a few months back. At the time I managed to get some sort of picture out of it before th...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Posted by: Tazman1966 Seeing as I'm in the throes of some Thorny action, I just wondered how you're getting on with yours? Making progress Tas. I now have a picture again after replacing lop TR. Sort...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Rare Alba T1717 ctv

The model number is actually TC1717 it was not very clear on the tag but closer inspection reveals the correct number.

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
Rare Alba TC1717 CTV

Well this has to be a rare survivor. In fact I have never seen the Alba version of the 8000 chassis. This one was recently found in a loft where if had been stored since the early 80s. Have done a 5 h...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Hitachi CNP860 70s ctv

Posted by: Jayceebee Do you know if the set it fitted with the multiband push button unit? We received a batch of sets and at the time everything was given a workshop test before installation. Hi ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Hitachi CNP860 70s ctv

Sorry if this is a bit of an epic write up but I thought I would share the outcome of this little set. 1972 / 73 Hitachi CNP 860 has been sat on my bench for a few months awaiting attention, but with ...

In forum Colour Television

4 years ago
RE: Wanted: Thorn 8000 Series Chassis Parts

Hi Chris. I'm guessing this request is for the poor little 8000 I sent you. Apologies if it was to much of a basket case! Hope you can do something with it as the cry tested pretty reasonable so hopef...

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4 years ago
RE: Wanted: Thorn 8000 Chassis based CTV to complete collection

Hi Chris. Tried to send you a pm but could not find your name in the list of contacts. I expect i was doing something wrwrong. If you want to drop me a pm I will reply with contact details. Dave

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

4 years ago
RE: Wanted: Thorn 8000 Chassis based CTV to complete collection

Ok. Well its in my store and not in the way so as and when is fine. I will take some pics next time im there to make sure its what Chris wants. Dave

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4 years ago
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