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Timing relay providers

April 23, 2018, 8:25 pm

I seek a timing relay with some/all of the following: a) LV operation, 12-24VDC or AC b) Input triggers a one-shot output c) Intervals in hours, 1-14 or so. d) Reset that will terminate the one-s... Read more »

Why Should I Make a Budget?

April 15, 2018, 6:31 pm

You say you know where your money goes and you don?t need it all wr itten down to keep up with it? I issue you this challenge. Keep track of ev ery penny you spend for one month and I do mean every... Read more »

Maxell Batteries

April 2, 2018, 4:18 pm

Hello, all and I'd welcome any input on subject quality relative to equivalents available from Duracell or Energizer. The Maxell SR626SW (Eveready 377) Silver Oxide and CR2016 Lithium cells are ... Read more »

looking for a RayTheon or FairChild RA8155(PLCC28) Device datasheet

February 1, 2018, 12:27 am

Hi, This is an old device from raytheon,at year 1996 I know it was produced in fairchild after 1996. but I can't find any datasheet or specification. Anybody can help me to get this data sheet ?... Read more »

Need fuses for Multimeter

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January 30, 2018, 8:56 pm

I have a GB Instruments multimeter (GMT -19A). I've had this meter for years and it's always worked fine. It came with 2 fuses. One was installed in the fuse holder inside by the batteries. The ot... Read more »

Something interesting found in an old databook

January 20, 2018, 12:11 am

I stopped by a local electronics-surplus store yesterday (Weird Stuff Warehouse in Sunnyvale). Out in front they had a rack full of VHS tapes, cassettes, and other stuff with a FREE sign on it. T... Read more »

Full color spectrum LEDs

January 7, 2018, 12:06 am

A local public park had an extensive Christmas display including computerized lights that move to music. Some displays had some large (about 1/2 dia) LEDs that are full color spectrum. Unlike t... Read more »

Is this worth the price

January 5, 2018, 6:39 pm

Hello, Just wonder if this item is worth the price?? https://www.ebay.com/itm/222777410635?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 Any thoughts?? Thanks, Read more »


December 29, 2017, 5:22 pm

I have need for 8-pin IDC DIP headers. In other words, a ribbon cable IDC connector that plugs into a 8-pin IC socket. Now, I can find IDC males that are 0.1 pin spacing, 0.1 row spacing,for $0.50... Read more »

Panasonic schottky or not ?

December 18, 2017, 4:52 pm

In the Panasonic schottky diode catalog, there are a number of parts that don't state that the parts are schottky, though the top of the catalog page still carries the schottky barrier diode headin... Read more »

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resistor color code help

Howdy all I have a resistor on a front panel tv control that has a 5 band color code of brn-blu-red-gold-grn. This resistor is not burnt but measures 1.62K ohms. from the color code I would suspect... Read more »


How solder to very fine enamelled woven wires in earphone lead?

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I have some Sony in-ear headphones. The lead to one earpiece has been cut through completely and I want to rejoin the two wires (which I will call 'conductors' to avoid confusion). The two 'conduc... Read more »


capacitor ESL measurement

Hello, Is there anyone know how to measure the ESL of film capacitor? Will there be any reference standard? Thanks, GS Read more »


Bell tone generator IC ?

Can any reader suggest a bell or chime tone generator IC that's presently available retail? In the past I've used parts like the SAB0600 - 8 pin DIP, hooks up directly to an 8 ohm loudspeaker, only r... Read more »


9v battery terminal blanks?

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I want to keep some NiMH rechargeable 9v batteries in my tool bag (well, my meter bag, actually). I am currently running a double loop of electrical tape around the entire battery to insulate the... Read more »


Stepper Motors and Hobby Motors

I have collected a huge amount of stepper motors and hobby motors from CD Roms, DVD players, toys, Audio equipment and just about any item that uses a motor. All motors are tested. If you are interes... Read more »