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Telko SY052X


May 25, 2018, 7:05 pm

Looking for the manual for Telko SY052X Motion Activated Alarm System Read more »

Briggs and Stratton 3.5 hp lawnmower engine problem


May 25, 2018, 3:08 pm

I apologize if part of this seems off topic but I thought that the electron ic component of it might be on. I have this 3.5 horse engine on my old push mower. The engine is about 38 years old now ... Read more »

Re: Tektronix SG 503 repair


May 24, 2018, 5:53 pm

A 1N4148 will never be able to work at 250MHz. Rtaher try 1N3595 or equivalent. Read more »

cas abou curacao villa


May 24, 2018, 4:42 am

for more info go to: http://www.hiltoncuracao.com Amazing villa, Studio Acht architecture, with incredible view of the Caribb ean sea. Located at the gated community Cas Abou. Since the villa is lo... Read more »

Range Extender


May 17, 2018, 8:34 pm

Here is the scenario: We have installed remote power monitors on a primary feed (13,200 VAC) to a major hospital complex. It is measuring overall usag e, demand, momentary usage (3 seconds for gra... Read more »

Balance charge/BMS circuit problem starting handtools


May 13, 2018, 7:53 am

I replaced an old 12v gel battery (2AH) in a hand vacuum unit - with a set of 4 Li 18650 cells and a Chinese Battery Management circuit board: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1S-2S-3S-4S-5S-6S-PCB-BMS-P... Read more »

Folded phone line can mess up DSL.


May 12, 2018, 12:34 am

The networking ng is dormant so I thought I'd report this here. Folded phone line can mess up DSL. I think a couple years ago when I had 100 feet of phone line but was only using 40 feet, but w... Read more »

what fuse for a GE snapper 1000 probe?


May 11, 2018, 7:51 pm

I found a GE clamp on amp probe at a yard sale. It has a set of voltage probes with alligator clips, and a set of resistance probes with sharp points. Both plug into connector on the bottom. I u... Read more »

URGENT broken adapter or broken latptop


May 11, 2018, 3:41 am

I was watching a youtube video when I realized that my ac/dc adapter was un plugged from the wall and grounding unit. I plugged it back in and my lapto pl froze then made a loud buzzing sound. I im... Read more »

PHILIPS PM5515 Pattern Generator: Display problem


May 10, 2018, 2:19 pm

Hi....I have an PHILIPS PATTERN GENERATOR, model: PM5515. There is a problem with the display. Mostly it is dark, but sometime its wo rking. When it's working, I can see that there are 2 segments o... Read more »

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Tek 7000 Series Fixtures 067-0655-00 vs 067-0589-00 fixtures


We're running through the calibration on our 067-0587-10 Standardizers and they're failing frequency response. All points lead to the 067-0655-00 fixture going bad, which we only have one of. We tr... Read more »

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Sony PS-LX510


Is there anyone who might be familar w/ this turntable? Problem w/ sticking linear tracking tonearm. I cleaned the dust & dirt off the rail but may need to lube it. What do I use? Also, a source ne... Read more »

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Update: Charging MP3 Player, Coby MP620-4G


Hi, Since my original post, I bought the Coby MP620-4G MP3 player. The OM says to use a high power USB port (computer). There is no other information in the OM or at their web site on a recomm... Read more »

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black and decker coffee pot wiring diagram


I have a Black and Decker coffee maker model # CM1050B type 2. I need the value of the #1 resistor on the control board #HET-BST CM1050-P. Resistor is burned and cracked. It looks like a one watt c... Read more »

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My network used to work.


My network is set up like this: Charter cable modem -> my Netgear cable modem used as a wireless router -> Airlink secondary router used as a secondary wireless access point. Things were so easy ... Read more »

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Learning Electrical Repair

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I don't want to pick up another career or spend 20 years learning electrical repair, but I would like to learn something about this area. I don't care for ham radios or tv repair either. But barring ... Read more »

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Fluke 87 LCD


This is a straightforward question. I don't want it to become a megillah or a tsimmes. My 20-year-old Fluke 87 has one or two segments and several enunciators that have dimmed. I assume this is due ... Read more »

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Identifying Scrap Metal in old VCR's


Every spring, as I do my cleaning, I take the time to strip the metal from all the old appliances I discard. I remove the aluminum parts and strip anything that may be attached to them. The recyc... Read more »

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How do USB players keep track of position.


The devices that plug into the cigarette lighter and play sound from a USB drive through car radio speakers have the ability to remember where they left off, and, even when power is removed from th... Read more »

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Allen and Heath PA CP power amp

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Hi, I'm a bit puzzled by this blown power amp, as the design of these things is not really my forte. (I have posted the schematic over on alt.binaries.schematics.electronic) The problem is around th... Read more »