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The one that got away - Aussie Pye from 1977

Pity looks like we missed this neat little 22" lowboy, it was on Gumtree for free. Probably will become a fishtank now. This TV has a lot of styling, design and engineering significance. It has the 2n...

In forum Colour Television

2 days ago
RE: Workshop Extension and Journey

Posted by: @colourstar Gosh Chris it looks like your place has bay windows at the back. Very upmarket! I don't think I've seen that before.Hi Steve, this is our second 30's place with front and bac...

In forum The Coffee Lounge (Private)

4 days ago
RE: Workshop Extension and Journey

Yes its original. Our house and the other attached semi were the first two houses built in the road 1935, the others followed thereafter. The garage had an inspection pit, when we moved in I had a Mer...

In forum The Coffee Lounge (Private)

6 days ago
Workshop Extension and Journey

Introduction This journey is two-fold, It involves the recreation of a period 1970s lounge, and a total rebuild of the Crusty-Cave workshop.  I plan to document both. The lounge thread is already...

In forum The Coffee Lounge (Private)

1 week ago
RE: Last product to have the Ekco brand name.

Something to aspire to, very posh, my dinner was between to plates in the oven.

In forum General Tech Discussion

2 weeks ago
RE: I must be insane! Ekco A22...

Well, they are on!Attachment:IMG_7593.jpgAttachment:IMG_7592.jpgI'm not 100% happy with them, somehow the aluminium inserts I put in have ended up off-centre by quite a bit, which although isn'...

In forum Radio

3 weeks ago
RE: CrustyTV, you want a Thorn 4000? Really?

The 4000 circuit description - including student course notation, has been kindly donated by Jim (jcdaze) and placed in the sites Technical data library.

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: Bell and Howell Filmosound 202 movie projector

My second attempt at winding the transformer was a success - here it is in various stages:Attachment:Photo 04-07-2020, 20 38 07.jpgAttachment:Photo 05-07-2020, 14 25 06.jpgAttachment:Photo 05-...

In forum General Tech Discussion

4 weeks ago
RE: City & Guilds Radio & Television Servicing; Inc Colour Exam Papers.

I've not got the teletext one but have found a couple more colour tv ones which I can scan and upload but the circuit diagrams associated with them are not A4 size and will be disjointed.

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
RE: City & Guilds Radio & Television Servicing; Inc Colour Exam Papers.

Uploaded 1982 Video Recording and Playback paper. Whilst tidying up the scan I noticed a faux-pas in one of the questions! It was quite common to find odd errors (of all things in an exam paper!). See...

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
RE: 1976 Hacker HCD-1000; Cassette Unit

Thanks to Frank asking those very knowledgeable and helpful folk over on UKVRRR, I now have the service manual. I'm a member of Hi-fi engine and it was there all along, I just didn't know. It was know...

In forum Audio & Hi-Fi

1 month ago
RE: City & Guilds Radio & Television Servicing; Inc Colour Exam Papers.

@crustytv Thanks, I have another three Video Recording and Playback papers to scan and upload. Looking through the questions quite a few are obviously related to Philips N1500/N1700 and a nod to V2000...

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
51 years ago
51 years ago
BBC Training

Continuing yet further BBC behind the scenes, here's another couple of gems. The first 1960s the second late 80's

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
RE: 80's Training Film; Life in the BBC TV Camera Department

@colourstar Mostly that it was poorly engineered. The biggest problem it had was that it was never intended to be a single-chassis camera: it was conceived as the 120, which was in two halves: a back-...

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
RE: 80's Training Film; Life in the BBC TV Camera Department

@nuvistor It depended, Frank. Yes, they could but if necessary, there was usually a complete spare camera kept in the maintenance area for such purposes and it could be swapped out if needed after bei...

In forum Broadcast Equipment and Trade Talk

1 month ago
Hints On Servicing a VCR

Folk often ask how best to tackle servicing a video cassette recorder. For those who have not yet earned access to the VIP data library, this extract from Ferguson Feedback N0.53, provides much of wha...

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

1 month ago
RE: Ferguson Feedback

Well it's completed! The last 5 Ferguson Feedback documents have been uploaded to the Technical Data Library. For your information, issue No.50 is also missing. If anyone has No.38 and No.50 then it ...

In forum News Desk

1 month ago
TA8659CN; Jungle IC

I've heard forum members who were in the trade to the bitter end, folk like Baz & John for example, often talk and remark on the 'Jungle' IC. Not having much interest in TV's much beyond the mid t...

In forum Components, PCB's, Modules

1 month ago
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