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RE: Television Receiver Intermediate Frequencies

Another Pye paper that refers to TV receiver IF selection was: “The Design of Dual-Standard Television Receivers for the French and C.C.I.R. Television Systems”; C.J. Hall; BIRE 1959 July. It might se...

In forum Black & White Television

1 day ago
RE: Defiant 7A91

@pye625 Hi, that's certainly the most likely explanation, but the badge just fits so well! When I take it out of the cabinet I'll check the rear fixings. The 7109 was electrically identical but had a ...

In forum Black & White Television

1 week 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks ago
RE: 1974 HMV 2726 Coloumaster; Thorn 4000

Hi John, I'm a lucky bunny on two counts. Not only have I managed to obtain the TV I've been after for what seems an absolute age, but both you and Jim worked on these back in the day. Jim even instal...

In forum Colour Television

1 month ago
New addition, Baird M708

Hi Everyone Two weeks ago David Boyne's and myself travelled down to visit Mikey Bennett to collect the latest addition to my collection. A 19" Baird 708 dual standard colour television . I've wanted ...

In forum Colour Television

2 months ago
RE: KB Royal Star; PVP20

Had a rest for a few days since boosting the tube so tried it again tonight. I had severe vision buzz last time and after having my memory jogged, I tried an attenuator in the aerial lead as suggested...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Bush TV33 Fault

If it's still red-plating then HT must still be getting to it! You won't see any sign of arcing or charring between pins 1 and 2. It will be happening deep inside the socket insulation. It only takes ...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
RE: Workshop Extension Anniversary

I can't believe this weekend marks 12 months since work commenced on the “new” workshop come museum. Boy, time does fly, it seemed like an age for the work to commence, even longer for it to finish, g...

In forum In The Workshop

3 months ago
The Thorn 4000 Thread

I've long sought a 4K, know where one is, and have been in negotiations with the owner for a long time, It may come to fruition, it may not, we shall have to see. Very little info exists out on the we...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 months ago
RE: The Thorn 4000 Thread

Posted by: @jcdaze There were 4 Ferguson models made; 3C03-50cm, 3C05-67cm, 3C06-56CM and 3C07-67CM with different cabinet styles, a lot of which were exported to be used by Thorn rental companies wi...

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 months ago
3D Printing Service

I'm currently trialling 3D printing, having done a few bits myself, including a new drive cog to repair the record door on my 1980s Sharp Vertical Record Player. A few teeth had been chewed off the 35...

In forum Parts Suppliers

3 months ago
RE: Marconiphone VT161

Today, I tackled a mechanical repair that was needed. The slightly less than robust, shall we say, thinner plastic section of the channel change control had broken away from the thicker shaft of the k...

In forum Black & White Television

5 months ago
Marconiphone VT161

As this set was no more than a few minutes drive away, I could not really say no. Well, that's my excuse anyway. It came from an attic in the village of Stuntney, near Ely Cambs, where it has resided ...

In forum Black & White Television

5 months ago
RE: Spanish Thorn 3500 : Inter TVC366

Attachment : 0BC563B0-CA1A-4812-90A1-97DED1D610B5.jpeg Attachment : B4356564-ECEA-47C8-8E9A-08B171A5C6F6.jpeg @crustytv I don’t know Interbrand but I did see the export versions of the ...

In forum Colour Television

6 months ago
Spanish Thorn 3500 : Inter TVC366

Had a very interesting contact on YouTube to my Thorn 3000 PSU video. Apparently 10,000 3.5K's were manufactured in 1974 for the Spanish market by Inter, later Inter Grundig. I had no idea about this ...

In forum Colour Television

6 months ago
RE: All dry Bush Battery Radio Project.

Hi. Well as this radio was made during the time of the Rt Hon Clement Atlee I feel this use of a US capitalist valve rather inappropriate. Personally I'd be using a valve from Mother Russia. ὤ...

In forum Radio

7 months ago
RE: Philips 21TG100U Line timbase fault.

Attachment : IMG_20210405_141406_resized_20210405_033751697.jpg Attachment : IMG_20210402_160504_resized_20210402_050941707.jpg Hi. Interesting thread David, I understand your pain with thi...

In forum Black & White Television

7 months ago
New Workshop. First Up ITT FT110

Just before lockdown a year ago I finally started work on a new workshop. I originally intended to refurbish the old garden shed which had previously used for storage containing the lawnmower and othe...

In forum Colour Television

8 months ago
RE: Project: 1970 Philips G22K511 Missing Single Standard I/F, Conversion

Posted by: @till Hi Chris, I'm going have get my myself a coil winding machine, Funny you should say that I was looking at this earlier today, only £439 with free delivery from Czech Republic. Migh...

In forum Colour Television

9 months ago
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