The sound mixer we are currently using in Project Vivat is a portable mixer (type BD510) and not the one that would have been fitted. It’s much simpler than the correct one but it’s all that we had to hand.Continue reading “Sound mixer for Project Vivat”
By Richard Harris
There is more to consider when providing power for an outside broadcast unit than arriving on-site and plugging into the nearest socket outlet. Safety and compliance with regulations concerning use of power need to be taken into account, particularly when the public are present. There are some complex technical and legal issues involved.Continue reading “Project Vivat – Power System considerations”
Paul’s latest “lockdown” report:
Here is a picture of the new Marconi Mk III camera test facility that I’ve put together.Continue reading “MkIII Camera Test Facility”
Here is a photo of one of the restored Mk II/III PWM EHT units. Continue reading “MkIII PWM EHT Module”
Latest photo – I managed a few more hours today.
Whist waiting for answers to some ‘real work’ questions, I’ve gone for ‘first light’ on the PWM.
This weekend I’ve been working on the ‘final’ Vivat PWM – this is the ‘US spec’ one that we changed the mains transformer on. The electrolytic capacitors are stamped ‘1953’, so it’s a good early one from MkII days.
Time for some more smaller jobs!
Continue reading “Miscellaneous 2”
We’ve been busy with some more work on Project Vivat, See the Vivat latest news page for more details.
At the rear is the power input panel. This was missing when we retrieved the vehicle from the school but the frame of it was located afterwards and returned to us.
Continue reading “Power Input Panel”