The set uses the BRC1500 chassis that powered a very wide range of sets weraing various badges.
The cabinet is ultra cheap, being made of plastic but painted in glorious 70's wood effect (which doesn't show up on the above picture) and with that Blue Peter favourite, sticky-backed plastic, used on the front.
The tuner has four piano keys, which lift to reveal the tuning screws.
|SERVICE DATA||There is a copy of the original manufacturers service data on the TV Service Data C.D.|
|WHERE I GOT IT||I guess you'd expect I had to be payed to take it away. Surely only a
total muppet of the highest order (higher even than an audiophool) would
actually pay money for such a pile of shyte. But paying 12 hard-earned curry
tokens for it ? Nah, couldn't possibly be true !
Well, I've been after one for many years - we used to have one when I were a lad. We had the model 3809 (I still have it's instructions), for which there was also a larger screen version 3810. I believe this set is the later, but it's as close I've I've got yet and if by some strange chance a 3809 does turn up this may save the day if that has any missing trim parts. Apparently the tuner mechanism isn't noted for it's reliability, but at least that seems ok on this one.
Access for servicing is a breeze, thanks to everything but
the tuner being on a single swing-out PCB.
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2nd October 2005