posted July 18, 2010 04:36 AM
I bought a Chinon 2000GL on Ebay which runs in reverse when it should be playing. I found a user manual but it doesnt give any information about wiring or mechanical settings. Does anyone know where I can getr a service manual or can you tell me if this is likely to be a wiring error or a mechanical problem? Thanks
From: Dunfermline, Fife, UK
Registered: Jun 2008
posted July 18, 2010 05:53 AM
Hi Clive, can you tell me what the projector does when the control switch is set to reverse? You've probably checked this but is it possible the control switch has been taken off and put back on in the wrong position? see if the dial can be turned clockwise past the 'forward' position (obviously don't force it) John
posted July 18, 2010 06:02 AM
Hi John, It plays in reverse both ways - switching to reverse makes it reverse, moving it to FWD nothing happens, moving to Lamp turns on the lamp, moving to Still makes it play in reverse. It does not move beyond the Still setting or past the Rev /lamp the other way.
From: Thetford , Norfolk,England
Registered: May 2008
posted July 18, 2010 10:38 AM
Sounds to me that rather than "badged a bit" it's been "bodged a lot" by someone trying to repair it. The result is the reason it was on ebay!. Anyway, Clive, I hope you can find someone local to you that can help as it sounds virtually impossible to diagnose other than "hands on".Best of luck, Martin
-------------------- Retired TV Service Engineer Ongoing interest in Telecine....
posted July 18, 2010 10:07 PM
Maybe broken microswiths ,it happen to me one time with one of my yelco,the forward was in reverse and the reverse nothing happend,i bring the machine to a repair man and everything was ok in 2 hours,a two broken microswitch.
-------------------- As Steven Spielberg says.... Nothing beats old school projection. Digital is just an imitation.