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Air conditioner coils and fan motor

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September 12, 2019, 8:12 pm

I was 3,500 miles away in S. America last week when my cat sitter reported that my air conditioning condenser outside wasn't running. I have an American Home Shield warranty and got my neighbour to... Read more »

Fixing defective DLP DMD chip?


September 8, 2019, 10:15 pm

I've ordered a replacement display chip for our 2013 Benq MW519 projector and I see that the youtube folks say this Digital Mirror Display can't be serviced. So, being the contrary kind of perso... Read more »

can I swap out 125 W mercury vapor medium base for 175 W mercury vapor mogu...

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September 8, 2019, 1:19 am

I picked up a surplus yard light called Electripak SV-175M thinking that it was 175 watts. It uses a mercury vapor bulb, but the bulb inside appears to be 125 W. Since I want to use 175 W mercu... Read more »

Kutztown XLI - Sept. 20/21


September 5, 2019, 4:55 pm

https://john-h.smugmug.com/Kutztown-XXXIX-Radio-Juggernaut/ http://www.dvhrc.com/docs/Upcomingshowinfo.pdf Never too soon to start shilling for the Big Show here in the East. Anything you mi... Read more »

Looking for schematic Ford 6TPD and 7TPD car radios


September 5, 2019, 2:23 pm

Some guy dropped off two car radios from a 67 Fairlane. They are similar but a year apart and they have some differences on the boards. One just needs a recap but the other has different issues. T... Read more »

Forcing direct supply to PC display LEDs,but current remains=0


September 4, 2019, 7:01 am

Hi, A friend has a fancy All in One PC,HP610 Black screen..always..boot included No VGA or HDMI out. Turning it on ,it sounds ok from loudspeakers during loading,the typical Windows start soun... Read more »

tcon boards


September 2, 2019, 2:34 pm

is there a difference between tcon t550hvn03.5, and board t550hvn03.2..? in other words will the 3.2 board work in a scept e55,.? Read more »

Internet Tracking Report (NY Times)


September 1, 2019, 1:54 pm

I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds of Trackers Followed Me. (Op/Ed) New York Times - August 23, 2019 -- https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/23/opinion/data-internet-pri vacy-tracking.html (By N... Read more »

McMaster-Carr ROCKS!


August 27, 2019, 6:06 pm

I ordered on 8-22 some ABS plastic rod from McMaster-Carr. The package arrived yesterday but it had some other sort of plastic cut from plate. So I called sales about 4:30 PM and informed them o... Read more »

1920s radio

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August 27, 2019, 2:22 am

A little homemade 1920s 1 valve set with direct heated triode (unmarked). I 've traced most of the circuit, looks very simple. Not tried to trace the m ain coil assembly with its 6 connections yet.... 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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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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Are faulty APC UPS's easy repairs or is it throw in the trash?


Hi, I have two faulty APC BackUPS CS500's each with a different fault. The first unit will switch to battery when there is a power cut. However, when the power is restored, it will not switch back t... 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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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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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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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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Circuit Diagram for TV CVB42001 Power Supply Board


Has anyone got, or know where I can purchase, a schematic diagram, for this TV, Power Supply Board, CVB42001. This board is commonly used in LED TVs. I'm chasing a problem in the output voltage, that... 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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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 »