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RE: CrustyTV, you want a Thorn 4000? Really?

Thanks to both yourself and Jim for this, I will have a read, time permitting, We never had access to this stuff back in the day.

In forum Colour Television

3 weeks ago
RE: 2007; Samsung LE37R87BD (R)

Hard to say, some of these sets had firmware issues which could and did causes weird and wonderful symptoms. EEprom corruption on a few models was common especially if excess ripple on the supply line...

In forum General Tech Discussion

3 weeks ago
RE: TA8659CN; Jungle IC

Further to above, worse was to come in the latter days of CRT sets, SM 128 pin chips!! which was practically a 'TV on a chip' to all intents and purposes, in addition to all of the above they also con...

In forum Components, PCB's, Modules

1 month ago
RE: TA8659CN; Jungle IC

These types of chip were actually very reliable for the most part, sometimes an EHT flashover could see them off however. I also reckon most were replaced in error 😉 , I know that in the past I have s...

In forum Components, PCB's, Modules

1 month ago
RE: Ferguson Feedback

Hi Jim, if I can get access to FF 38 I will of course scan it and then send the paper copy on to you, FOC of course, that goes for this forum too. You and Chris have done a great service too!

In forum News Desk

1 month ago
RE: Another ferguson TX10.

D831 is I think the reference to above. Chris the edit time still seems far too short 👍 Mod Note: Hi Baz, Its been 10 mins for the past 5 years, however in the spirit of listening its now b...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
RE: Another ferguson TX10.

I have had quite a few TX 10 lopts fail, never had an EHT transformer fail ever! A diode beside the lopt could read ok (I will look up the reference) could intermittently cause a 'crinkly picture' may...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
RE: Thorn/Ferguson TLO's

As we were never official Ferguson dealers, nor sold/bought new stock we were never visited by any TLOs unfortunately, however I did once speak to Bernie Hinton C/O and via a 'mutual colleague' , this...

In forum General Tech Discussion

1 month ago
RE: LD-1100 laser trouble please help!

There seems to be very little to no general servicing documentation for LD players anywhere. Philips kept 'pushing' the players in various incarnations for a number of years, Pioneer of course picked ...

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

1 month ago
RE: What's wrong with my Philips N1700 Longplay

What was the problem then ?

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

2 months ago
RE: Thorn Remote Controls; A guide

It was always difficult visually identifying Thorn remotes by sight alone because they tended to use the same outwardly cosmetic design for not only different models and indeed different chassis, but ...

In forum General Tech Discussion

2 months ago
RE: Ferguson Feedback

Thanks again to Chris for hosting this, and to jcdaze for taking the time to scan, upload, and share these. I did have quite a few of these, although not by any means all, and I always regretted not k...

In forum News Desk

2 months ago
RE: Ferguson Feedback

Thankyou so much to both of you for making these available once again. A shop I used to work for gave me a folder full of these, sadly I had to dispose of them at the time, I tried at the time to eith...

In forum News Desk

2 months ago
RE: Oh! The Irony!

Certain live shows also have a deliberate delay of some amount of seconds, this is to ensure that *bleeps* can be inserted over any naughty words etc. They learnt their lesson well after the Bill Grun...

In forum General Tech Discussion

2 months ago
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