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Old 14th Jul 2023, 6:59 pm   #461
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Thanks for the link Lawrence, some good pics there!

The Olympic name was also used by Pye on their 19" dual standard colour receiver, the CT71, the smaller screen version of the CT70.
The CT71 also had a similar looking rotary tuner to the 67/368 chassis.

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Old 14th Jul 2023, 7:11 pm   #462
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Also branded 'Invicta'?
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Old 7th Nov 2023, 3:17 pm   #463
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Default "Mrs Brown's Boys" Bakelite KB radio. Model ?

Can anyone identify my KB Bakelite radio please?

It's the one on The Mrs Brown's Boys TV show set.
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Old 7th Nov 2023, 3:25 pm   #464
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https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/kolsterbr_mr10mr_1.html

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Old 7th Nov 2023, 3:53 pm   #465
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Thats the one ! Thankyou
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Old 7th Nov 2023, 3:58 pm   #466
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No problem.

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Old 15th Nov 2023, 10:05 am   #467
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A Perdio 'Devon' LW & MW radio in the film 'The Mutations' (1973). Can't recommend the film.
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Old 27th Nov 2023, 2:22 pm   #468
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Whilst watching "The Medusa Touch (1978)" on TPTV I spotted an Philips N1502 (or it might have been an N1700) VCR.

IIRC there's an N1500 in a Sweeny ep.
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Old 27th Nov 2023, 5:52 pm   #469
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Last week on TV 1974 Francis Ford Coppola film "The Conversation" starring Gene Hackman, had a bunch of reel to reel tape recorders including several Uher Universal 5000s, there was also a 10.5" machine that I could not identify.

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Gene Hackman actually appears to know exactly what he's doing in 'The Conversation'.

Ditto Toby Jones in Berberian Sound Studio' (2012) where he drives a Nagra 4.2 (among others) as though he's been doing it all his life.

There are actors and actors...
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In the Eastenders episode which is mostly a flashback to 1979 the Mitchell family has a Sony KV1320UB. A speech by Margaret Thatcher & a few seconds of Blankerty Blank can seen on it, complete with some snow in between channels while it was being retuned.
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Last week on TV 1974 Francis Ford Coppola film "The Conversation" starring Gene Hackman, had a bunch of reel to reel tape recorders including several Uher Universal 5000s, there was also a 10.5" machine that I could not identify.

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Ampex 350 is mentioned on another site.

It's years since I watched the film but IIRC they were Ampex machines.

I spent several years working on them back in the 1970s.
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This Pye 13 (or 13U?) certainly got around in BBC productions in the late '60s and early '70s. It seems to have been the go-to prop at the stores at Television Centre when a television was going to be shown on-screen.
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This Pye 13 (or 13U?) certainly got around in BBC productions in the late '60s and early '70s. It seems to have been the go-to prop at the stores at Television Centre when a television was going to be shown on-screen.
Yes they seemed to turn up in quite a few 1960s-70s programmes.
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Old 21st Dec 2023, 11:24 am   #475
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I well remember the Pye model 13U (23") cropping up in BBC TV shows and my secondary school also had one that was wheeled out onto the stage in the assembly hall.

The BBC one(s) were obviously modified for baseband video in (possibly by Pye), as one of the still photos in a previous thread shows.
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Old 21st Dec 2023, 12:01 pm   #476
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The BBC's fleet of Pye 13Us also feature in episodes of The Goodies and also Sykes, plus an edition of Tomorrow's World in 1968 when Raymond Baxter was demonstrating the illusion of creating 'colour' on monochrome tv. The clip is out there if you search for it.
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Probably one less since the penguin exploded.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRoO6-4oJMg
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Probably one less since the penguin exploded.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRoO6-4oJMg
The also blew up a Philips radio.
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Spotted in the original TV series Mission Impossible (episode 'Numbers Game') a nice Philips L6X38T, oozing quality. Sadly it is somewhat obscured by the cheap as chips no-name 'all band radio' which was so common in the late 60's and early 70's.
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Been on a bit of a Doctor Who binge lately.

The good Doctor's TV in The Ambassadors of Death is a Decca CTV65. Colour television pictures really do not show up well on early colour cameras, which is probably why the old 13U kept showing up for years afterwards.
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