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RE: 1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

After almost a six-month break, dabbling with three Reditune players, a couple of 8-Track recorders, and various bits of test equipment, (Ferrograph RTS-2, Tripler Tester, Textronix TSG95 and OWON XDD...

In forum Colour Television

3 hours ago
RE: OWON XDM1041 Digital Bench Multimeter

Curiosity No data came with the little regulator package, but I was interested to understand what and how it achieves, what it does. Attachment : module.jpg SMD is way out of my comfort zone, b...

In forum Test Equipment

3 days ago
RE: OWON XDM1041 Digital Bench Multimeter

The little switched-mode regulators turned up, they are indeed the same size as the 7805 TO-220 package. Attachment : 20220629_155039.jpg Attachment : 20220629_155040.jpg One was duly la...

In forum Test Equipment

4 days ago

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53 years ago
Ferrograph RTS-2; Recorder Test Set 2

I picked this up yesterday at RetroTech, I had been on the lookout for a wow & flutter meter for a while, especially since getting my 8-track, cassette players. This one called to me as it offered...

In forum Test Equipment

2 months ago
Philips French radio, BF-121

Just thought some of you might be interested to see this little set, and it is very little! It was one of the purchases from Newark antiques fair a few weeks back along with the GEC telly, only cost m...

In forum Radio

2 months ago

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53 years ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

How about a Dremel to grind the nut away? Then, rather than heat - freezer spray on the stud if necessary?

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

I had a bit of an OMG, planets aligning moment this morning. I contacted a chap online who relaps tapes heads and also sells replacement tapes heads. Furthermore, I asked him about my TP48 and whether...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Posted by: @boater-sam Is that the mobius loop? Yes 👍 Just for information. The larger carts are not compatible for the TP48A, as they were recorded at a speed of 3¾ ips. Whereas the smalle...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: Bimex 1000 (AKA Rigonda VL100)

Hi. I've just taken delivery of two more Bimex 1000 sets from my friend in Poland. They are virtually mint and working, although a little control cleaning and adjustments are required. Working well o...

In forum Black & White Television

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Posted by: @jcdaze It would good to find some info on it somewhere. Indeed, it would, however, there is virtually no info out there, believe me I've looked. Radios-TV VRAT is rapidly becoming the s...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

Swampy's Journey Thus Far Attachment : swapyrest.jpg Attachment : swampinternals.jpg

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

@lloyd That tune was justified..... and ancient.

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

It wasn’t that terrible 90’s song that went on about moo moo land was it?!

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: 1960s Rediffusion Reditune TP48A

That's interesting, swampy came from a farm barn, near Haywards Heath. I had assumed someone just happened upon it and stored it. I'm wondering now if it was used in a similar manner, keeping the cows...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

4 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

In the early sixties some of our best customers were West Indian immigrants. Many moving into accommodation in the Edmonton and Tottenham area. London Transport had had a recruitment campaign over th...

In forum Radio

4 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

Some recollections. It was a regular sales promotion to offer "money off" on certain TVs, via part exchange It could be as much as £20 on certain models. Of course, we weren't interested in the old ...

In forum Radio

4 months ago
RE: J & M Stone, Civic Radio etc

Hi, I came across this message board researching Civic Radio Services. I know this is an old thread, but I'd like to add a bit to it, which might prove interesting to some. There were two companies, J...

In forum Radio

4 months ago
RE: Ferguson 3755 Movie Star - TX9 (PC1044 main chassis)

Basically the TX9 came in three versions, the MK1 PC1001 used the Thyristor power supply and an NEC colour decoder chip UPC1365, transistors were designated VTXX and diodes designated WXX, the MK2 PC1...

In forum Colour Television

4 months ago
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