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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

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

Some internals of the 3C03, for your perusal. There would initially appear to be fewer repairs to this, than the HMV. The focus unit looks to have had a problem with the 5kV lead-out, it's taped up fo...

In forum Colour Television

2 months ago
RE: New addition, Baird M708

Hi Everyone Today I finally got back to the Baird, I thought I would have a good look at the delay line. I noticed that the tape that is wrapped around it had been disturbed. On closer inspection the ...

In forum Colour Television

2 months ago
SIS Music Master S2; Background Music System

Background (Ooo.. excuse the pun) For a while now, I've been on the lookout for a period background music system for the museum. I know one simple solution would be just having the TV's running with t...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

2 months ago
RE: Help Fixing Pilot Radio

Hi- Sorry again that it has taken me so long to reply. I have some good news though!I replaced of the capacitors, as advised.Turned on the radio and I could see the valves lighting up, but more exci...

In forum Radio

2 months ago
RE: Rank Bush Murphy; 1968 CTV25 Production

The panels hanging at the start of the film are for the A591 chassis as used in the BUSH TV141U/TV148U and the MURPHY V153U/V159U. as i have a TV141U a TV148 and a V159U here waiting to be repaired &#...

In forum Trade Talk

2 months ago
Rank Bush Murphy; 1968 CTV25 Production

Stumbled upon this today, I've never seen it before. No sound but plenty of great views of the assembly and production of the colour CTV25.

In forum Trade Talk

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

Midnight and the 3C03 (4000) has just been delivered by Shiply. 😲 Collected and delivered in the same day. For now it's sitting in the storeroom, more tomorrow. Time for bed.😴 Attac...

In forum Colour Television

3 months ago
RE: Ekco T344F

I finally got back onto this TV, now that the weather has turned too cold to be doing things outside. After a couple of days at it, I now have a fairly nice stable picture: Attachment : Photo 07-1...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: What to do with a Philips T-vette...

Sorry for the slight absence over the last few days! Not been feeling too good, spent far too much time sleeping than anything else.. I did get back to this little horror yesterday though, and did som...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Another Philips line output transformer substitution, model 19TG108U.

The scanning coils in presently in use can be fitted with a linearity sleeve. To check the activity in the PL81 a 1 ohm resistor will be inserted between the cathode and ground. This will allow oscill...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: KB Royal Star; PVP20

Well the magic smoke escaped....from the tuner! Just shows how careful you have to be with these fireball tuners (maybe there was another reason for calling them fireballs)! Anyway what happened?...We...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
1974 20" Ferguson 3C03; Thorn 4000 ; Super Rare

For ages none then two come along, I've now bought another Thorn 4000, this time a Ferguson 3C03l, a hellishly expensive month but needs must. The 3C03 will first serve to offer up its Vertical deflec...

In forum Colour Television

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

Here we go chaps, the big reveal, the glorious 26" HMV 4000. I couldn't be happier, the TV is in immaculate condition. After a good clean and polish, it looks like it could have rolled off the product...

In forum Colour Television

3 months ago
RE: Another Philips line output transformer substitution, model 19TG108U.

The flyback tuning capacitor changed to the original value of 180pF. EHT is now 15.5KV but still too much picture width even with the width control on the minimum setting. The three 75 ohm resistors i...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Bush VHF 90.

Scanned and uploaded to the library 👍

In forum Service Data

3 months ago
RE: KB Royal Star; PVP20

I've spent some more time on this set tonight. After the shock of Mike's (Crackle) death I decided that it was time to finish the odd bits that needed doing. One of those was noisy tuner contacts. Thi...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Another Philips line output transformer substitution, model 19TG108U.

The replacement line transformer was fitted this afternoon. Also all the wiring done as well. The line linearity coil is retained as it was in the 21" Stella. Provision for an alternative line output...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: New addition, Baird M708

Hi again Forgot to mention that I've been enjoying some test card and music through my trusty old G6 while looking at the Baird. Attachment : IMG_20211030_161823_2.jpg

In forum Colour Television

3 months ago
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