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Old 21st Sep 2018, 3:24 pm   #24
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Default Re: Is there any interest in old VCRs

Originally Posted by Nickthedentist View Post
Surely the HR-7200 (3V29) is a classic? Robust, easy to maintain, very predictable fault pattern, good performance for an "entry level" machine.
I agree and have two in my VHS VCR collection. One is a Ferguson 3V29 and the other, is a Telefunken VR520, with VHF and UHF band coverage, but for UK System I transmissions (made for the Irish market, I expect). The instruction booklet is in English.

I laid in a stock of "clearance" genuine JVC parts several years ago, so I hope to keep them fully operational for many years. Top loader decks have less to go wrong and there are far fewer plastic parts to disintegrate.
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