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anyone have info on this old flyback?

February 27, 2020, 6:12 pm

A real hold up in trying to recreate a schematic from the circuit board. The flyback number was FMH-1232BE made by Semco(?). The only possible leads I've had so far is from the hrdiemen.com we... Read more »

video (substation work went wrong)

February 26, 2020, 7:55 pm

-- https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7680145/Electricity-substation-worker-narrowly-avoids-electrocution-shocking-video.html Read more »

Pump house wiring

February 26, 2020, 5:05 pm

Since my post asking about well pump house wiring I went to several neighbor's places to look at their pump house wiring. They ALL have the lights connected to 1/2 of the 240 supply to the pump. NO... Read more »

HP LaserJet pro 400 series; solenoid won't energize.

February 26, 2020, 8:11 am

Hello! Solenoid is fine; not sticking and energizes with external source. Needless to say MP feed won't pickup paper. Also the printer spits out a single blank paper from Tray 2 whenever powered. An... Read more »

Baku 601D hot air reflow station - warning

February 25, 2020, 3:48 pm

I had a Baku 601D hot air reflow soldering station smoke on my bench over the weekend, with all switches 'off'. It's not CSA or UL (or anything else) It was a transformer failure. None of the fro... Read more »

create schematic from circuit board images?

February 25, 2020, 1:04 am

This is a long shot, but is there any software out there that will take a circuit board with components and create at least a rough schematic from it? I realize that board and components would p... Read more »

USA wiring question

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February 24, 2020, 5:35 pm

Hey All, I have seen this done and I never questioned it but now that I was about to do it I'm wondering. In a well pump house there are always lights being run on 120 volts. The pump runs... Read more »

for anyone looking for ANY service information!

February 24, 2020, 5:29 pm

After weeks of searching for at least a schematic for a couple of broken items, I finally came across a site that finally provided results: https://fccid.io/search.php Using FCC ID, I have been a... Read more »

strange signal spittler; bad reception on last tv in a row.

February 23, 2020, 2:03 pm

Reception at a remote TV** has degraded and I thought maybe a splitter connection had gotten bad, even though they are all indoors. No electronics stores in town anymore. Home Depot has normal on... Read more »

can service manuals still be obtained through Radio Shack for RS products?

February 21, 2020, 5:04 am

Thanks.... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Source for non polar caps

Need a source for some non polar electro caps. Tried all the usual suspects. values 6.5 uF 25v and 3.3 uF 25v TIA Red Read more »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »