UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Powered By Google Custom Search Vintage Radio and TV Service Data

Go Back   UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Discussion Forum > Specific Vintage Equipment > Vintage Television and Video

Notices

Vintage Television and Video Vintage television and video equipment, programmes, VCRs etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 28th Oct 2021, 6:29 pm   #21
MickMcmichael
Pentode
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Posts: 166
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

Alas the poor Chelsea is unwell. A brief raster when slowly powered up and then a whisp of smoke from the line stage.

It now has very low EHT on the tag to the doubler input ( even with the doubler disconnected ) and one of the windings on the LOPT is getting very hot.

A request in the parts wanted section could be my next post!
MickMcmichael is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th Oct 2021, 7:33 pm   #22
lightning
Pentode
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Stockport, Cheshire, UK.
Posts: 238
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

What a find though, l thought those kind of "behind the TV shop treasure troves" had long disappeared.

l remember when l was a kid l would often go behind the local TV shops to see what they'd left outside, and l would take all the valves out of any sets that l found.

The valves usually ended up being thrown at my garage wall.
lightning is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th Oct 2021, 9:54 pm   #23
slidertogrid
Octode
 
slidertogrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Posts: 1,425
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

Sorry to hear that Mick. I hope you find a LOPT for it. I have had a bit of luck with the A774 as Neil has offered a back cover for it. I ran it for a little longer today, it won't tune in to my VCR. I think one of the tuner buttons is sticking, probably one of the cams has broken up and jammed. I will have to take it out and check. I don't think that is the only problem as far as lack of signals is concerned though as the raster is blank with no snow. Once I fix the tuner I will see if I have any sound .
I need to investigate some fizzing and sizzling first though, it is the same sort of noise you get from a damp anode cap but the noise is coming from the LOPT area so it's a bit worrying.
Rich.
__________________
Please search google " save Ancient Oak tree Peterborough" and join the petition!
slidertogrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th Oct 2021, 10:29 pm   #24
whiskas
Heptode
 
whiskas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Knutsford, Cheshire, UK.
Posts: 958
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

Quote:
Originally Posted by lightning View Post
What a find though, l thought those kind of "behind the TV shop treasure troves" had long disappeared.

l remember when l was a kid l would often go behind the local TV shops to see what they'd left outside, and l would take all the valves out of any sets that l found.

The valves usually ended up being thrown at my garage wall.
Wow that brings back a childhood memory for me...
I used to pull valves from sets left outside too, at Telebond in Bristol!
Great days....
__________________
...where on earth did that spring/screw go??
whiskas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th Oct 2021, 11:59 am   #25
neil29
Heptode
 
neil29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Newport, Gwent, UK.
Posts: 862
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

The no signal problem could be 2VT2 in the cascode amp can, a BF123 because i had the same blank raster problem with my V2016S.

Cheers
Neil.
neil29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th Oct 2021, 10:38 pm   #26
The teleman
Pentode
 
The teleman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: County Durham, UK.
Posts: 226
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

Really nice save the pye CT72 is a fantastic find , I hope you manage to get a crt and back cover , it will make a nice set when restored 👍

Chris
The teleman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th Oct 2021, 10:50 pm   #27
MickMcmichael
Pentode
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Posts: 166
Default Re: 1970's TVs Saved from the scrap man.

The CT72 was hauled onto the bench this evening with its tube donor by its side ready for transplant!

This is a bit risky as the B&K tells me that all three guns are "bad" but as I said to Rich, it's got to be better than the one that's in there!

Hopefully some better progress than the CT200 is in store over the coming weekend.

Apologies for my dirty workshop mirror!

Cheers,

Mick.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC06125.jpg
Views:	114
Size:	109.2 KB
ID:	244569   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC06126.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	95.1 KB
ID:	244570   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC06127.jpg
Views:	104
Size:	85.0 KB
ID:	244571   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC06128.jpg
Views:	101
Size:	75.9 KB
ID:	244572  
MickMcmichael is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools



All times are GMT. The time now is 7:35 am.


All information and advice on this forum is subject to the WARNING AND DISCLAIMER located at https://www.vintage-radio.net/rules.html.
Failure to heed this warning may result in death or serious injury to yourself and/or others.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2002 - 2021, Paul Stenning.