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Phone battery

April 12, 2018, 2:31 am

I put a generic battery in my phone and from then on it would not charge over 85% Just put a different battery in and it now does,what is built in to the old one to cause the limitation? Read more »

Codan 7302 Power Supply - any info

April 5, 2018, 10:23 am

Have one of these, in a box the same as the green 6801 and the 7113 PSU (except it's blue). Internally it looks half-baked - DC in and DC out, 723-based control board, but no AC segment. Has anyo... Read more »

Re: LED Slide Projector

April 3, 2018, 7:23 am

The projector does not make an image of the light source, but of the object (slide, flim, DLP or LCD). The image on the screen approaches the detail-level of the object. the main qualification fo... Read more »

Boston Dynamics unveils Handle Robot 2018

April 1, 2018, 12:50 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFKlC57bJfg -- memento mori, memento vivere Read more »

automotive LED "replacement" bulbs are P.I.T.A.

March 15, 2018, 11:44 am

All the T10 wedge bulbs that I have bought (from different vendors) have been non-polarised, so they work first time. Now anything smaller, such as B8.5D or T4 is polarised, so they only work one ... Read more »

ADSL and old wall phone

March 13, 2018, 10:05 pm

Hello, I'm about to connect an ADSL modem to my phone line, but I have an old, pulse-dialling wall phone in another room, which I assume will interfere with the modem, so it has to be disconnect... Read more »

Dontronics - Make Me An Offer

March 6, 2018, 9:15 pm

Dontronics - Make Me An Offer About 2 years ago, I knew the day would come that I would have to shut down Dontronics, so I have worked on getting the stock levels to as close to zero as possible. ... Read more »

V2 Dontronics Box of assorted Electronics Goodies

March 2, 2018, 1:41 am

V2 Dontronics Box of assorted Electronics Goodies Stock clearing sale. Normal Retail Total Value $378.03 Current Heavily Discounted Total Value $157.75 This Special Bundled Price $55.00 plus GST ... Read more »

Dontronics Box of Goodies. (Cables and connectors).

February 24, 2018, 10:52 pm

Dontronics Box of Goodies. (Cables and connectors). Because Dontronics is shutting down, we are offering bulk items at heavily discounted prices. https://www.shop-dontronics.com/Dontronics-Box-of-G... Read more »

Dontronics Closure

February 16, 2018, 6:15 am

Dontronics Closure Hi all, I believe I was the second company on the web selling Electronic kits, beaten only by my friend Peter Crowcroft (DIY Electronics HK), who passed away in 2006. I know I... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »