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Son of Warner Philips (snr) and Philips family historian
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1970s Philips G17T320;320 Chassis

It's not often you'll find me in the Black & White TV section. I pretty much gave up on B&W back in 2013, selling all but two of my 405-line TVs and moved over to colour. However, there's alwa...

In forum Black & White Television

18 hours ago

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53 years ago

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53 years ago

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53 years ago
RE: Component Organisation

Posted by: @jskinner97 so i'm wondering how other people organise their stock? Obviously in an ideal world i'd have each and every single capacitor and voltage, diode, transistor etc in their own dra...

In forum In The Workshop

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

I've dug out a couple of photos from around 1963 or 1964. This is my wife with our first son outside the shop. It was a very modern shop for the time. Two full plate glass windows with returns either ...

In forum Radio

2 months ago

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53 years ago
RE: Philips 141U

Update: Managed to grab a couple of hours this evening and changed the critical caps.....audio coupling, tone corrector, common screen-grid decoupling, AGC decoupling and the 0.033 uF across the mains...

In forum Radio

2 months ago
Philips 141U

I've had a few of these radio's in the past, one when I had just left school some 50 odd years ago and classed it as 'just an old radio'.....I got rid of it when the drivecord snapped. The other one w...

In forum Radio

2 months ago
Useful Analogue Multimeter Repair

For my 14th or 15th birthday I had a Maplin analogue multimeter (a M2020S from their pre-yellow precision gold range) to replace a cheaper unit I had, it was not particularly expensive but was good qu...

In forum Test Equipment

3 months ago
RE: Rainy Sunday entertainment, Bush TV22 corpse

Haha! I’ve done that with stuff before! Sometimes it comes to life and seems to work, then a few minutes go by and BANG! Normally the mains filter cap going off! Shame no one wanted to have a look at ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: KB Royal Star; PVP20

Just a quick update. The CRT has improved with use. A quick check on the CRT tester shows the emission is just into the green area so it might improve even more. I think it's the best I can expect fro...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Pye and Philips

A bit of an update on the Philips 210 series i had a bit of a game with the tuner , the black tuning lugs the have a screw thread for tuning 4 out of 6 had stripped threads I managed to find an old ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Lithium batteries for old radios

@katie-bush whenever I do a maker event I get mistaken for Big Clive!

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: Philips 17TG100U

It's all coming along very well... It looks like Bernard Smith saved Christmas in 1967! I love finding stuff like this. I wonder if he's still with us? Attachment : bernard smith back.jpg ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
A Pye LV20 at last!

Around 1971 when I was 10 I went with my mate and his parents to visit his grandad who lived in Sutton Bridge. His Grandad had the best job in the world to a 10 year old he operated the Sutton Bridge ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months 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

3 months ago
RE: Pye and Philips

Update on the Philips 210, after a quick inspection a couple of things needed immediate attention , the mains filter capacitor and the boost capacitor both needed replacement everything els looked ok ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Philips French radio, BF-121

Forgot the photos of the back! Also one of the base, showing the fixings that hold the bottom cover in place and also keep the chassis in, sadly 2 are missing, so I’ll have to make something. Attac...

In forum Radio

4 months ago
Ferrograph Series 6, model 632.

I had no intention of obtaining another reel to reel machine as I already have a perfectly good Revox A77 installed in the hifi system. However, this Ferrograph caught my attention as it is also a ste...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

3 months ago
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