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Old 26th Apr 2021, 5:40 pm   #1
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Default Philips 663A combined radio/television 1948

Hi all,

Currently restoring the above set which so far has been very successful. Power supply chassis completed and a healthy looking raster has been obtained.

No sign of any signals however. The aerial input is a twin feeder arrangement via a two pin socket. I have connected my Aurora via the matched balum type adaptor shown which I have used on another Philips set of this era.

Before I delve deeply into the front end and risk a wild goose chase could any kind soul confirm this is indeed a suitable way of connecting the set?

Probing around V2 frequently changer (ECH35) will produce noise and white spots on the raster, suggesting the forward stages are functioning to a degree. HT appears to be perfectly adequate!
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