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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 camera with gyro-stabilised lens

October 19, 2017, 9:25 am

Camera kept dry but the outer case got wet and transferred damp air into the camera it seems. Looks as though the T (telephoto) switch of the zoom failed , pressing W (Wide) just showed x1 in hte... Read more »

HP Notebook 200 laptop

October 19, 2017, 1:03 am

Hello L have an HP Notebook 200 which has a white screen when it is switched on. in fact no key seem to work apart from the CAP lock key. I ve changed the memory but the problem remains the sa... Read more »

Can electrolytic capacitors get loose wires inside?

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October 18, 2017, 7:39 am

I'm back to my original Power Inverter, which is a small 300W peak, 125W continuous unit, probably made in the 1980s. It's gotten lots of use and was always reliable. A while ago, it started acting... Read more »

Did you update your router for the WPA2/PSK KRACK nonce re-use attack yet?

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October 16, 2017, 12:46 pm

Did you update your router for the WPA2/PSK KRACK nonce re-use attack yet? I reported it yesterday over here with links... They made it public a half hour ago: Manufacturers apparently ha... Read more »

Walkie Talkie battery replacement

October 15, 2017, 9:34 pm

I bought a set of Uniden GMR2240-2CK walkie talkies for a song on Ebay, and at first everything looked perfect. But later one of the radios refused to transmit, and showed a low battery indicato... Read more »

12V Input current required for Inverters

October 14, 2017, 10:19 pm

My old inverter worked flawlessly. It's rated at 300 watts (Peak), which means it's really 150 or 200W. A local second hand store had a 400W (RMS) inverter. The store owner said he's not sure if it... Read more »

12VDC to 120VAC inverter problem.

October 12, 2017, 7:27 pm

I have a 300W, 12VDC to 120VAC inverter. It's worked fine in my car for years, to power my laptop computer, a medical device I need when I am on the road, and even some small power tools. Recently... Read more »

Quality AM radio

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October 12, 2017, 3:44 am

Does anyone have a recomendation for a quality AM receiver? I have a cabin in the low Sierras and have trouble receiving AM. I would prefer one that would not require an outside antenna. Thanks,... Read more »

car antenna with serpent

October 11, 2017, 6:38 am

The antenna that came on my 2005 Toyota is about 16 long and the top ten inches have a wire coiled around in it, like the snake on a caduceus. Does this wire do anything or is it just to impress p... Read more »

LTE router usage.

October 9, 2017, 7:14 pm

Hello, A friend uses a phone, connecting to a cell tower about 10 km distant, as an access point in Tanzania. According to this map, there are LTE routers which work in N. America and part of ... 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 »