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IC Pin-width Pin Headers

December 2, 2017, 5:30 am

I often find myself making and buying boards to fit into IC soctets. Usually these use pin headers, but the standard pin width is too thick to fit into machined pin IC sockets, tends to damage the... Read more »

Cascading binary counter ICs

November 29, 2017, 12:21 pm

Hello, Expertise in 4000 series logic family is needed here. I have a timer application where I need to count to eight hours and twenty four hours and then reset and start again. I'm using an E... Read more »

Tinned copper wire

November 2, 2017, 8:28 am

I'm having a great deal of trouble obtaining bare tinned single strand copper wire in 30AWG or around 0.2mm diameter. I need it for perf board prototyping. 30AWG wire wrap wire works but it wast... Read more »

How come?

October 21, 2017, 11:17 am

How come the 18650 batteries in my torch last a short time(relatively) and ev 18650 batteries last over ten years? Apparently there are different flavours of 18650 so why can not I get car type ... Read more »

How to organise a solarfeed-in boycott

October 11, 2017, 2:12 am

Given that investment in renewables has managed to destablise the grid (which may yet suffer a death spiral), I'm considering installing solar panels and battery, to protect myself from blackouts... Read more »

AGL electric cars $1.00 per day

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September 11, 2017, 3:05 pm

What would they do with a thousand Teslas in one city? Read more »

Low Cost Course in Electronics

September 6, 2017, 9:36 pm

https://www.udemy.com/electronics-for-complete-beginners Read more »


July 25, 2017, 6:40 am

https://www.youtube.com/user/EugeneKhutoryansky Read more »

for retro freaks

July 14, 2017, 5:21 am

https://www.amazon.com/Animated-Software-Co-Digital-Slide/dp/B01G2HAU6I/ Read more »


July 12, 2017, 5:15 am

Saw the first issue today and bought it to see what it is like. At first glance anyway it is pretty basic, it actually makes Silicon chip look like a technical magazine. 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 »