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Old 29th Oct 2019, 3:56 pm   #37
Mike Phelan
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Default Re: 1971 Philips G6.

Originally Posted by Welsh Anorak View Post
That purple choke did give quite a few problems.
Later, Philips gave us one with a larger diameter, as the problem with these 'desat' chokes was due to the actual core, not the winding.

Another interesting fault was leakage on the PCB around the PCF300 bases.

As Glyn says, the dual standard G6 did give a slightly better picture.
If the field 'valve jockeys' didn't twiddle every preset on them, they were quite reliable.
I bought many ex-rental G6's, refurbished and sold them, and they gave little trouble.
Still nothing like the wonderful K70, though ...
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