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Eyephones, Earphones . . . . :)

March 22, 2017, 7:26 pm

A young guy was bragging to some guys that he just got a brand new I-phone. One of the guys replied, you got an eyephone, and I have an earphone. That's when an older guy walked up and said, I got ... Read more »

Re: Looks like the floor of my step fathers, my mother had it installed by ...

March 21, 2017, 9:40 pm

In article , randall@sosouix.net says... Did you mean flaw? Mike. Read more »

Samsung S5 earphonr jack

March 20, 2017, 7:02 pm

the S5 female was bent out by the dealer. Is there an insert or DIY fix for too large females ? Read more »

You probably don't know the answer but what allows WiFi scanning anyway?

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March 20, 2017, 2:08 am

SUMMARY: What service is it that does the Wi-Fi scanning on Android anyway? http://i.cubeupload.com/lYvIsQ.jpg DETAILS: You probably don't know the answer but what allows WiFi scanning anyway? I... Read more »

Rigol DS1054 LF common-mode aberation

March 19, 2017, 11:32 pm

Looking at Low-Frequency noise on a 60Hz power supply, using a Rigol DS1054 and not getting very far. One puzzling issue is, when ch3 or ch4 scope probe grounds are connected to a common 0V refere... Read more »

Re: Amplifier transistor substitution.

March 19, 2017, 2:13 pm

I'm x-posting this to a more appropriate forum, Sylvia, the guys there will be better able to assist you with this... Read more »

Power switch is erratic on receiver

March 19, 2017, 12:28 am

I picked up a used Koss HH375 receiver at a Goodwill store. It's purpose is to power some speakers for my computer's sound. Although this is no high powered amplifier, it does the job, and sounds 1... Read more »

inverter refrigerators

March 19, 2017, 12:21 am

l have come across quite a number of refrigerators that has inverter for it s compressor motor these days. The problem is these compressors will not wo rk when connected to 50 or 60HZ mains. Please... Read more »

Strange laptop PS behavior

March 18, 2017, 8:06 pm

I have a used Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop, which didn't come with an OEM power supply. I picked up a 65W universal type for it off Amazon, and it's showing some weird behavior. First problem is th... Read more »

OT: W10 - Candy Crush Saga.

March 17, 2017, 9:05 pm

While trying to fix another problem - I found an entry for Candy Crush Saga in a default programs/file associations menu. There was no option to remove it in that menu and it doesn't show in the ... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »