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RE: LCD, CRT Standard Definition Source Material

Posted by: @wayned I'm starting to see an interest in old TVs for retro gaming as the old games consoles look dreadful on an LCD.Some of that is due to some consoles relying on the display being sc...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 days ago
RE: LCD, CRT Standard Definition Source Material

Posted by: @wayned Don't get me started on analogue video being "upscaled"!You can convert SD to HD and it can look remarkably good - but it'll be done in converters costing a few thousand quid. Yo...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 days ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

Posted by: @jayceebee Not tried it before so no guarantees and still leaves the problem of obtaining the two TFs.Does anybody know what the circuit of the thick film units is? I'm sure it could be ...

In forum Colour Television

5 days ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

Aaaargh! Kill those orange moulded electrolytics NOW!! I've had too many run-in with those: but the red ones are even worse...

In forum Colour Television

6 days ago
RE: Panasonic UK: Training Video; G Deck VCR Strip Down & Alignment

I have a JVC S-VHS machine belonging to a colleague that's got itself in a twist...

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

6 days ago
RE: Panasonic UK: Training Video; G Deck VCR Strip Down & Alignment

This may well be useful for me as I have a couple of machines that use this deck: I think the security time-lapse VCR I have (now more a curio than practical use) uses the same mechanism too.

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

6 days ago
RE: SIS Music Master S2; Background Music System

Posted by: @alex728 I remember hearing about how all the music on the offshore station Laser 558 was copied onto carts (as vinyl records could be problematic on a vessel in the North Sea!)In the 19...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

2 weeks ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

@crustytv Isn't a focus unit something you were concerned about on one of the sets?

In forum Colour Television

2 weeks ago
RE: Salora Donations

Or even Salora! 😉 When I finally get back some order in my life (ha!) I'll have to scan the 'K' series manual I have for the library.

In forum Service Data

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

Posted by: @crustytv If they have, that will be my next challenge, how to get music onto the carts. If this is the case, I believe what I would need to do is find someone with a Reel-to-Reel. I would...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

2 weeks ago
RE: Rank Bush Murphy; 1968 CTV25 Production

Well, only last Friday I remarked to a colleague that it was 50 years to the day that I was taken into hospital with appendicitis - I remember pleading with my father to let off a few fireworks before...

In forum Trade Talk

2 weeks ago
RE: Rank Bush Murphy; 1968 CTV25 Production

@crustytv Goodness, what a load of gibberish accompanies that film... colour in 1949?! Even after the 1962 merger the combined company wasn't immediately called RBM, Bush and Murphy kept their identit...

In forum Trade Talk

2 weeks ago
RE: 1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

Posted by: @crustytv Apparently one of its failings, the 110 delta toroidal scan coils among other things generating a lot of heat from the vertical deflection. It has to supply 6A p-p output and con...

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: Thorn 9904; 9000 Series Chassis

We're definitely talking about the same battery but I was wrong to call it a 4R25 - that's better known as the PJ996 lantern battery. Edit: think this is it - the 4LR61.

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
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