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Fight the coronavirus 100% and save LOTS of CASH -- Combattez le coronaviru...

March 28, 2020, 6:48 pm

Protect yourself and your loved ones ! KILL the coronavirus right now ! And save LOTS OF CASH New tested, scientificly proven and amazing antivirus against coronavirus using Chloroquine and Colchi... Read more »

Measuring current draw from modern LED lights.

February 24, 2020, 10:37 am

Greetings. Getting to the point - is there anything about modern LED grow lights that could cause inaccurate amperage measurements? I have an elcheapo Arlec meter, when testing it on other devices... Read more »

Buying Bulk New/Used Micro SD Cards

February 8, 2020, 1:24 am

Later this year I'm likely to be looking to buy 50 or more Micro SD cards with capacity of 128MB (yes, MB not GB) or more. Looking at prices, RS and e14 sell them but don't actually have any quanti... Read more »

Free 8255 chips

January 28, 2020, 11:49 pm

I have a large number of unused 8255 programmable peripheral interface ICs that will be binned if I can't find anyone who wants them. You'll have to take the whole lot (about 30 tubes with 10 ch... Read more »

Whjat a good fritzng we've just experienced.

January 22, 2020, 7:16 am

It was only a short black out (brown out?) that most of the computers didnt notice. First clue that something was wrong was the mail server being inaccessible. a bit of a fiddle part and restart... Read more »

Phil Allison Silent for over a month

January 11, 2020, 3:50 pm

I haven't seen a post from Phil Allison since 11-28-2019. Anyone have news about him? Read more »

NBN phones

January 11, 2020, 7:10 am

Does it matter that one of my phones is connected via an ADSL line filter? Read more »

Feedbro ? and how to turn ON option to add feeds in a page?

January 5, 2020, 10:20 pm

LSS;Does anyone know how to do this? Feedbro is an extensain for firefox and others that allows you to aggregate RSS feeds. when it was first installed, it had a toolbar option to add feeds( and ... Read more »

Re: thank God for TRANSITOR RADIOS

January 3, 2020, 1:34 am

does AM still exist? I thought it was FM< now and don't mobile phones all recieve FM?. Read more »

On line source for projects?

December 2, 2019, 10:46 pm

Stumbled upon this site today. No idea how useful for info or projects. Enjoy. https://the-eye.eu/public/Books/Electronic%20Archive/ 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 »


OT: Incorrect Energy Australia TOU bill calculation

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 »



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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »