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OT: Incorrect Energy Australia TOU bill calculation

April 13, 2019, 3:45 am

Just a heads up. I've noticed that Energy Australia are failing to apply daylight saving time when calculating the bills for their TOU customers. If you're on such a tariff, then depending on yo... Read more »


March 23, 2019, 5:21 am

I got a shock, I ordered a solar panel from them last Tuesday and it arrived today. It would seem that they now have an Australian warehouse. Read more »

Surprised this doesn't happen more often.

March 9, 2019, 11:17 pm

http://tinyurl.com/y6ap9tv3 Read more »

[OT] Australian radio amateurs on VLF

February 27, 2019, 3:21 am

The aus.radio.amateur group is nearly dead so; In the current radio amateur LCD; Sounds like fun. Read more »

Dangers of LI-ion batteries

February 7, 2019, 10:51 pm

These things are seriously dangerous, from exploding phones to exploding kids scooters, to exploding vape-cigarettes Texas Man Dies After Vape Pen Explosion Severs Artery to Brain https://gizmodo.... Read more »

Old-Fashioned 3D TV

February 7, 2019, 10:03 pm

Reading a copy of Radio, Television & Hobbies (Electronics Australia) from July 1958 I was surprised to find an article on page 27 describing, along with a couple of 3D glasses techniques that have... Read more »

Repurposing LED TV backlights from thrown out kerbside TV's

February 6, 2019, 3:24 am

Considering repurposing backlight LED's from discarded broken TV's into a large LED lamp built into a picture frame & run directly from 240 v AC. Roughly if each LED need 3v to power on , I'd need... Read more »

Pretzel Huawei Camera

January 28, 2019, 10:15 pm

I can not find the thread, but this seem the most appropriate place to post. the pretzel posted about some super dooper resolution mobile phone from Huawei and receieved a general rebuff. From ... Read more »

anybody here familiar with 3D printers from ALDI/office works?

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January 28, 2019, 12:47 am

I have a auto. coffee machine with a busted Gear & was wondering if it was possible to replace the gear by 3D printing it. It is a significant piece as it compresses the ground coffee with plunger ... Read more »

variable speed single phase AC capacitor motor

January 23, 2019, 8:27 am

Sounds kind of wrong. However that's what's in my Breezair evaporative Aircon, and it has a short. It is what appears to be a split capacitor motor, 550W. Since the auxiliary winding with the cap... Read more »

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LabTool-48 programmer software

Does anyone happen to have version 4.67 of the driver software for the genuine Advantech LabTool-48 programmer ( NOT the 48UX/48UXP, NOT the Dataman or any other Chinese clone)? They (AEC) took it o... Read more »


Equipment Exchange Bulletin from the 1960's

Some of you will remember the amazing Equipment Exchange Bulletin from Tasmania in the 60/70's. In this months Amateur Radio Magazine there's an brief piece about the passing of Ralf Gunther VK7RG w... Read more »


Casio atc-1000 manual reqd.

Does anyone have a manual for this rather funky watch - can work most of it out but as it can do so much need the manual. There was a copy floating around the net on geocities but searching produces ... Read more »


Phil's design in EA Dec1987

Hi Phil, (you know who you are) Just looked a an old Circuit Design Idea in EA - Fast Peak Limiter Was that you? ---- Joe Read more »


Kenwood N.B. circuit.- Please expliain!

Greetings group. Could someone please explain the function of the N.B. circuit button on a Kenwood stereo. I have a customer who believes it resets the stereo after it has been moved, because the ste... Read more »


TEAC remote control

Got a circa 10 years old Teac TV that goes fine but a remote stopped working. Looks like fiddling with the resonator brings it to life for a moment - anyone knows what part/what frequency I should ... Read more »



Another good one last night. They did ship-sinking experiments, and several versions of an exploding trombone. SBS television in Australia is now referring to Mythbusters as their cult phonomenon. Read more »


Phone socket wiring

Hello, I have an old extension phone socket to which there is only one wire attached at present. The phone that plugs into it only has two pins with metal on them (the outside ones) plus the large pl... Read more »


Bad batteries bounce

http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/09/07/a-very-simple-way-to-test-if-your-alkaline-batteries-are-dead-or-not/ -- Read more »


Godzilla lives underneath Japan.?

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Godzilla lives underneath Japan.? This quake video is really worth looking at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6K6JcAB9T0 Cheers Don... ============================== -- Don McKenzie Site Map... Read more »