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BVWS Harpenden has been replaced with a new event at Biggleswade Sunday September 25th 2022

For those of you have missed the regular event at Harpenden which have ceased pending the demolition of the hall there is a replacement event at Biggleswade. If you have not seen the announcement else...

In forum News Desk

1 month ago
RE: RetroTechUK is back on the 8th May 2022

This is a reminder that it's now just over two weeks away! A huge range of stalls (about 190 last time), all indoors, huge free car park, full range of refreshments available all day. See for locatio...

In forum Events & Other Websites of Interest

2 months ago
RetroTechUK is back on the 8th May 2022

For those that have not yet spotted it RetroTechUK is back on the 8th May 2022 at the Warwickshire Event CentreThe Fosse, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN It is the major event for U...

In forum Events & Other Websites of Interest

3 months ago
RE: RetrotechUK show (previously NVCF) 26th September 2021

I certainly hope it is a big success as there are far too few shows at the moment. I'm sure the BVWS are fully conversant with what needs to be done to keep us safe so I'm certainly going but taking c...

In forum Events & Other Websites of Interest

9 months ago
RetrotechUK show (previously NVCF) 26th September 2021

The re-branded RetrotechUK show (previously NVCF) is being held at the Warwickshire Event Centre on the Fosse Way, just outside of Royal Leamington Spa on September 26th. This is a reminder that it's ...

In forum Events & Other Websites of Interest

10 months ago
RE: Metcal SP200 : SP-PW1-20

I'm another convert to the Metcal irons since I was introduced to them 5 years ago, the tips are quite expensive but they last for ages heat incredibly fast and it is a doddle to change the tip, you j...

In forum In The Workshop

2 years ago
RE: Maplins Universal Modulator VH89W

I've used one of these for years distributing the cable TV round the house with a nice clear picture. if you need a modulator I'd recommend one of these from Ebay over any cheap offering. Chris

In forum In The Workshop

2 years ago
RE: Baird's Widow

I wonder if really is Mr Baird's first view of colour TV as described in the caption, I thought her husband Logie had several designs working as early as 1937 at their home in Sydenham and I can't bel...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 years ago
RE: Canopus ADVC-100 DV converter

Could my name go in the hat too please. Thanks ChrrisW

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

4 years ago
RE: Recreating the 1980s! 625 lines lives again.

In case this proves useful to anyone here is a screen grab of the first part of the output to the data terminal, after this it constantly flashes the LED and returns screens of repetitive data. RSDEdi...

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

4 years ago
RE: Recreating the 1980s! 625 lines lives again.

I have just come back to this topic after a busy Xmas, I am sorry to see some people experienced problems after following up my earlier posts. My starting point was with one of the thin units which wh...

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

4 years ago
RE: Recreating the 1980s! 625 lines lives again.

As Chris said the RS232 port is for software updates, I believe (RSD)Sat software to do any updates but I have not tried it yet. This gives some info regards ChrisW

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

5 years ago
RE: Recreating the 1980s! 625 lines lives again.

Cathovisor You will just need to find a 12vDC wall wart at more than 1.6A I used 2A centre positive. Chris

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

5 years ago
RE: ITT service info CVC 5, 5/8, 7, 8 and 9 AD161

Yes please add it Chris. ChrisW

In forum Colour Television

5 years ago
RE: ITT service info CVC 5, 5/8, 7, 8 and 9 AD161

Oops lost attachment. ChrisW Attachment : ITT service info20171129_12543707.jpg

In forum Colour Television

5 years ago
ITT service info CVC 5, 5/8, 7, 8 and 9 AD161

Whilst going through a box of items I was given I came across this service info on replacing the AD161 stabiliser with a more modern TIP31! I thought it might be useful for the ITT fans. regards Chris...

In forum Colour Television

5 years ago
RE: Recreating the 1980s! 625 lines lives again.

Just a few pointers to getting them going. You need to be able to see the output on modulator 1 to configure or reset. Depending on how it was used that may be set to a high channel as BBC1 might have...

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

5 years ago
Multiview T35 Freeview receiver and modulator

Recently I bought second-hand a Multiview T35 Freeview receiver and modulator , they were designed for use in Hotels and schools to recreate the 5 analogue channels after digital switchover so that ex...

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

5 years ago
RE: IMOGen Testcard and Teletext Generator: Beware the Tant's

I thought I would add my 2 pence worth to the thread as it was my IMOgen that suffered and mentioned in post 1. The conclusion I drew was that the 10uf 16v Tantalum capacitor was a bit marginal if an...

In forum Test Equipment

5 years ago
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