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RE: HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

Crikey! That's a lot of knobs 👍 Thanks Chris, I'll PM you some dimensions & photos later this weekend.

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

Another update on this set. A new 30FL1 arrived and was fitted...no difference. The fault was still there, erratic line hold and loss of line drive after a couple of minutes. More cold checks and foll...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

Hi all. Work has stopped on this set until a new 30FL1 arrives (hopefully this week). Checking the line drive on the PL504 and it was varying between -60 & -5 volts. Cold checks on the line oscill...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

Just a quick question about the valve line up in this set. All the valves bar the PCL805, PY801 & PL504 are Mazda branded. The PL504 is a Mullard - possibly a replacement? The other 2 are branded ...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

@richardfrommarple Hi Richard, the set came with the HMV sales brochure and price list from February 1969I'll have another look at this set over the weekend

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
HMV 2645 Thorn 1416 chassis

This little (16") set appeared on (Facebook) marketplace search last Sunday afternoon. It was too close to ignore & the seller was only asking £20 for it. Within an hour it was back at my place....

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Bought an old PYE TV, absolute beginner

@charlieboy45 Hi Charlie Subject to Covid restrictions & distance, I am quite happy to take a look at this set for you in a repair capacity. I cannot help with any conversions though. Best regards...

In forum Colour Television

6 months ago
RE: HMV 2700

Oh, it's bulky. You would need arms like Inspector Gadget to pick it up solo

In forum Colour Television

8 months ago
HMV 2700

This is a set I got from Chris a couple of weeks ago, It has massively broken my 20" rule but I need to make amends for the 19" Ferguson one I skipped in the mid 80's Once home I got a mate to help m...

In forum Colour Television

8 months ago
RE: Mitsubishi CP-145B

This set has two power switches, which might leave the CRT heater powered aka Instavision?. The main switch is a rocker at the front bottom right.

In forum Colour Television

9 months ago
RE: Rochester to anywhere safe - for onward transport to Yorkshire?

Hi Marion No the phone doesn't support contactless charging. What you are seeing is the phone detecting a USB connection. If you swipe down from the top of the screen you will see various USB options....

In forum Transport Requests

9 months ago
RE: Rochester to anywhere safe - for onward transport to Yorkshire?

It was good to meet up with you Marion, hopefully the VCR's won't be more than new belts & a clean (they looked like they had been stored well). As to the phone, Motorola do put a clean version of...

In forum Transport Requests

9 months ago
RE: Thorn 1615B (3852) Continued

This set is still available if any body wants it? Mod Note: Set is now with Marion (Katie Bush) so no longer available.

In forum Black & White Television

9 months ago
RE: Rochester to anywhere safe - for onward transport to Yorkshire?

The VCR's are with me now, ready for their journey east on Sunday

In forum Transport Requests

9 months ago
RE: Ferguson Feedback

Thanks for these. That's my lunchtime reading sorted for the next week or so

In forum Trade Talk

10 months ago
RE: Rochester to anywhere safe - for onward transport to Yorkshire?

No problem EmleyMoor ?

In forum Transport Requests

10 months ago
RE: Rochester to anywhere safe - for onward transport to Yorkshire?

I'm happy to store these VCRs, When EmleyMoor collects the stuff I have for him. Also I could probably get them to you when I visit Chris once the Covid-19 situation is under control.

In forum Transport Requests

10 months ago
RE: Thorn 9650

Crikey, I'd forgotten about this set. You're right, it did have a red button for tuning. I had to replace the back-up battery to cure it's memory loss. The set ended up with Graham of Imogen fame.

In forum Colour Television

10 months ago
RE: Who still owns VCR's?

Lordy, I've got a few. One underneath the main telly, a JVC HR-S770, a Panasonic NV-730 under my bedroom CVC5. All-sorts in my workshop/man cave and recently discovered in a bedroom wardrobe....Atta...

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

12 months ago
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