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

Here's the singular Vertical Deflection I have to share between the two, 4000's. After a gentle clean, it appears to be in good condition, but looks are deceiving, so proof will be when powered. I've ...

In forum Colour Television

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

Someone may find this of use

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

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

Time to test the Fergy CRT A51 152X to see where its at.Attachment : crt4.jpgUnlike the HMV whose CRT was a picture of good health, see here, the Ferguson was decidedly sickly. Maybe due to i...

In forum Colour Television

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

For the vertical module, most of the thick film units and the two output transistors can be replaced by a single LM1875.The vertical OP is just a power op amp with current feedback. You can simulate ...

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: 1975 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

@crustytv All is not lost as I have a spare frame board. I mentioned it in earlier post. Just want to visually check the one in the set I've got before letting it go.

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: 1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

Hi John, I'm a lucky bunny on two counts. Not only have I managed to obtain the TV I've been after for what seems an absolute age, but both you and Jim worked on these back in the day. Jim even instal...

In forum Colour Television

4 weeks ago
RE: Thorn Rentals CRT tester/rejuvenator kit.

I have got a copy of the T.T.R. book containing the circuit and components and usage of the tester/rejuvenator. I will scan and upload it soon, it's contains about 30 pages. I never could chuck things...

In forum In The Workshop

1 month ago
RE: THOMSON Television & Video; Brochure

Some of the European Thomson IKC2 models used a 110 degree tube with the EW circuitry which we never saw as badged Ferguson, also some stereo (not Nicam) versions, although David Boynes (Fernsehe) did...

In forum Trade Talk

1 month ago
D|E|R September 1981 Brochure

Just added a fairly rare booklet to the brochure section of the website. Not often you come across D|E|R products, in this brochure rather than covering the early 70s, we have products from September ...

In forum Trade Talk

2 months ago
RE: The Thorn 4000 Thread

Attachment : IMG_3167.JPGAttachment : IMG_3166.JPGAttachment : IMG_3169.JPGI've got 3 spare line/power boards (all minus the tripler) for the Thorn 4k and I've been meaning to ta...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 months ago
RE: Trade Shop Signs

Posted by: @jayceebee are you going to give us you’re rendition of the Granada jingle on your YouTube channel? Altogether now. “It’s great service you get renting your colour set……My poor attempt...

In forum Trade Talk

2 months ago
RE: Stella ST1011U line output transformer substitution.

The line transformer substitution job is almost ready to be signed off. The horizontal linearity is still not perfect but it is as good as it gets using the available components. The chances of findin...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Workshop Extension Anniversary

I can't believe this weekend marks 12 months since work commenced on the “new” workshop come museum. Boy, time does fly, it seemed like an age for the work to commence, even longer for it to finish, g...

In forum In The Workshop

2 months ago
RE: The Thorn 4000 Thread

Posted by: @jcdaze There were 4 Ferguson models made; 3C03-50cm, 3C05-67cm, 3C06-56CM and 3C07-67CM with different cabinet styles, a lot of which were exported to be used by Thorn rental companies wi...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 months ago
RE: The Thorn 4000 Thread

@jayceebee Yes the 4200 series had the 12 channel ultrasonic remote TX U703 and RX unit U706 and a lot of the circuit changes were to allow their use. The export models were designated as the 4200 ser...

In forum General Technical Discussion

2 months ago
RE: The Thorn 4000 Thread

IC 301 (TCEP100E) was supplied by Plessey and did cause trouble early on by overheating. A clip on heat sink was soon supplied and with suitable heat sink compound became a must do mod for every set e...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 months ago
RE: Tyne Colour Television

Hi everyone, i replaced the 1.8 k feed resistor that supplies the 200v to the decoder today . The first results are pretty good , but other than the purity needing set up I'm happy with the results. ...

In forum Colour Television

3 months ago
The Thorn 4000 Thread

I've long sought a 4K, know where one is, and have been in negotiations with the owner for a long time, It may come to fruition, it may not, we shall have to see. Very little info exists out on the we...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 months ago
RE: Tyne colour television service information.

@colourmaster Hi Gary, you're lucky as well as TV's, I collect service data as rare as rocking horse "Do-Doos".... in other words, I have the Tyne service manual. I'll get it scanned and uploaded to o...

In forum Service Data

3 months ago
RE: Tyne colour television service information.

Hi Chris, That's great news , thank you so much . I'll post some pictures of the set today , it's very well built and in very good condition. Regards Gary.

In forum Service Data

3 months ago
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