Cathovisor wrote:That really has had only the lightest of use, hasn't it? I'm astonished. Probably only ever used to watch Songs Of Praise on a Sunday...
marc wrote:Cathovisor wrote:That really has had only the lightest of use, hasn't it? I'm astonished. Probably only ever used to watch Songs Of Praise on a Sunday...
I wondered if it was Christmas and Easter myself
Focus 2 wrote:Even if it checks ok I would still be suspicious of that red can capacitor, or any similar capacitors carrying the Pye logo. I fitted one in a 1400 which failed in a very short time and they also gave trouble in Pye hybrid CTVs.
That's a great start, I haven't seen a G11 in use since 1983. I remember it had Teletext and an ultrasonic remote.
EDIT- Wow! It looks superb. Well done.
Focus 2 wrote:You could try carefully resoldering the pins on the holder as joints can look fine even though they're not.
PYE625 wrote:What a beauty of a set....would go well in a "Pye gallery" with my CT72 lol
malcscott wrote:I should have nos IC holders in stock here, Malc.
marc wrote:PYE625 wrote:What a beauty of a set....would go well in a "Pye gallery" with my CT72 lol
It didn't look bad at all did it....
but now another niggle has cropped up, everything now has a red hue on it.
Red to black wrote:
It has dropped the Green,
Check for dry joints on the colour decoder/RGB panel, there are 3 RGB output transistors mounted on to a heatsink, these are commonly dry jointed.
In fact I would go over the entire set, we used to do a "blanket solder" job on these as they were usually riddled with D/J everywhere.
Re: the Frame chip socket, the early socket used on this chassis did fail as you say "chip side", the replacement socket was a modified type (ceramic instead of plastic IIRC), as your set still had the red cap it is likely that it also has the original frame IC socket.
Make sure you remove the ALL old heatsink compound from both the chip and the heatsink and apply fresh compound to the chip when/if you replace the socket C/O Malc.
The dodgy socket can destroy the TDA 2600 chip.
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