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What on earth could this be

Post by superstar » 10 Nov 2017, 19:14

I found this fidelity 1000 on the boot sale for a fiver, on the back there’s a switch, roger beep I thought, all it does is make a whining sound when switched on, thought I’d have a look inside an found this board taped up and rigged up to the switch with loads of wires, oh the rig works fine with the switch off, wad ya rekon lads?
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Post by Buick Mackane » 10 Nov 2017, 19:47

Never mind the board, Its this bit i'm concerned about
I found this fidelity 1000 on the boot sale for a fiver,
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by superstar » 10 Nov 2017, 19:57

Buick Mackane wrote:
10 Nov 2017, 19:47
Never mind the board, Its this bit i'm concerned about
I found this fidelity 1000 on the boot sale for a fiver,
:shock:
😂
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by sickboy » 10 Nov 2017, 20:05

*Lurking* :geek:
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by Tigersaw » 10 Nov 2017, 20:49

The SL1496C is a balanced modulator, so it could be a SSB board.

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Post by kilimax » 10 Nov 2017, 21:58

Tigersaw wrote:
10 Nov 2017, 20:49
The SL1496C is a balanced modulator, so it could be a SSB board.
In a Fidelity 1000? :wtf:

I say sir, I just has to ask. Are you on some sort of psychedelic mix because, man, that's so, like, out there..... :crazy:
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Post by Tigersaw » 10 Nov 2017, 22:02

Well either that or a board to make you sound like a robot

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Post by Buick Mackane » 10 Nov 2017, 22:05

kilimax wrote:
10 Nov 2017, 21:58
Tigersaw wrote:
10 Nov 2017, 20:49
The SL1496C is a balanced modulator, so it could be a SSB board.
In a Fidelity 1000? :wtf:

Thats what i was thinking drew, Its just to wacko to comprehend :crazy:

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Post by kilimax » 10 Nov 2017, 22:17

Tigersaw wrote:
10 Nov 2017, 22:02
Well either that or a board to make you sound like a robot
It will be some sort of early echo/voice reverb board or some sh!t like that
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by astradyne » 10 Nov 2017, 22:20

The words "Fidelity 1000" and "works fine" do not belong in the same paragraph. :lol:
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by wa10 » 10 Nov 2017, 22:27

Double balanced modulator IC could be a voice inverter/scrambler, There's no filters for it to to be an rf speech processor.

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Post by Mudslinger » 10 Nov 2017, 22:33

Someone must have fitted it for a laugh.

I cannot think of any other reason, unless it is to improve bleedover rejection
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by superstar » 11 Nov 2017, 07:11

The deal clincher at the boot sale was that it was mounted on one of them plastic rig stands you could buy years ago, must of been someone’s pride and joy back in the day
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Post by mrpsychopath » 11 Nov 2017, 07:27

Did you keep the stand, i was looking for one.
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Re: What on earth could this be

Post by superstar » 11 Nov 2017, 09:45

Yep I did keep the stand, you don’t see them often nowadays, they look pretty neat and are angled just right, Spode I’d better keep it though
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