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Cheers to RS

August 15, 2019, 6:40 am

All I needed was two 6 pin IDC connectors, I was expecting to pay more for shipping that the things themselves the total cost of which was $2.60. RS however sent them by courier for free - they c... Read more »

Trying to identify an IC

July 29, 2019, 1:35 pm

I'm trying to identify an IC, it is a small DIL chip with 8 pins. The only identification is BJUACA, it has 8 pins, and in the relevant circuit pins 5 thru 8 are shorted together. A search on Goo... Read more »

access and pricing of Australian Standards

July 20, 2019, 3:25 pm

If you are interested in the distribution and therefore pricing of Australian Standards, you can comment on a discussion paper here, until 29/7/2019: https://www.standards.org.au/news/help-shape... Read more »

Yaesu FRG-7700 Tuning dial mechanical fault

June 10, 2019, 7:12 am

The tuning dial of my Yaesu FRG-7700 receiver will not rotate beyond about 780 Khz. Is that easy to fix? Read more »

Datasheet Aster AE88128AK-15

May 30, 2019, 7:21 am

Does anyone know where I can find a datasheet for Aster AE88128AK-15 SRAM? I think the pinout is standard however I have several and none seem to work as expected for a project I'm working on. D... Read more »

LED lightbulb life

May 9, 2019, 11:17 pm

Hi All, I never cared for the CFL bulbs with the slow starting, and I much preferred the LED lights which were intstant on. The life of of LED bulbs is sometimes quoted on packaging as 50,000 hou... Read more »

Kogan Internet radio KGNDRVCA

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May 1, 2019, 5:44 am

Hello All, I have a Kogan internet radio which worked fine for years and then conked out. It seemed to me the power supply had failed, so I pulled it apart to have a look-see. It has a 100VAC-24... Read more »

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

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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 »