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Old 13th Oct 2018, 2:19 pm   #61
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Default Re: Dynatron CTV63 problem

I've just had the back off and taken a picture of the capacitor, also I sorted the colour problem out. I still need to sort the focus out but will leave that for when I get a bigger mirror to shove in front of the screen. Incidentally, there is a Teletext can on one of the boards, can I assume it's Teletext enabled? Obviously it's useless now but I remember that some of my home recorded Betamax tapes have Teletext information on it.

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Old 13th Oct 2018, 4:48 pm   #62
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The word “WELDED” on the big blue LCR capacitor tells us it is the reliable type and should not cause any trouble.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 4:51 pm   #63
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Phew...
I'm glad about that, one less thing to change.
Thanks dazzlevision.

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Old 14th Oct 2018, 11:19 am   #64
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Incidentally, there is a Teletext can on one of the boards, can I assume it's Teletext enabled?

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The fact your set’s IF board has that Teletext label on a “can” suggests you have a Teletext capable set, but to be sure, you’d need to see if there is a Teletext decoder board fitted, which won’t be on the main chassis, but fitted to the cabinet side or bottom. I see from one of your pictures that there is one cabinet mounted board, with a small mains transformer on it, so your set is at least a remote control type. There is another board on the cabinet side that looks like it is the remote control board. There is no small Teletext interface board on the main chassis’ decoder board, so your set will not be Teletext capable. Do you have the remote control handset?

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Old 14th Oct 2018, 11:32 am   #65
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There is a remote control that came with it but I'm not sure if it's the correct one for the set. I posted a picture of it along with that smoothing cap.

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Old 14th Oct 2018, 11:53 am   #66
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Here is a photo of the G11 decoder board (the middle one), with the Teletext interface sub-panel fitted (it's the small vertically mounted board, with a cable form going into the top of it, near the heatsink with three transistors). Your decoder board doesn't even have the connecting pins for the Teletext interface board.
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Old 14th Oct 2018, 12:36 pm   #67
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There is a remote control that came with it but I'm not sure if it's the correct one for the set.
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The G11 is a Philips design and so is the remote, which looks like it is a suitable replacement for the original Dynatron branded item. No Teletext buttons on it, which reinforces my view that the TV isn’t a Teletext capable set.
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Old 14th Oct 2018, 3:29 pm   #68
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Indeed, my model number data shows the Dynatron CTV 63 as Infra Red frc (full remote control) and non text in the feature list.
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Old 14th Oct 2018, 5:05 pm   #69
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Ah ok,
Thank you for that information, at least I know now that I've got the correct replacement remote control and the set isn't teletext.

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