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Electric blanket controller

November 22, 2019, 7:50 pm

Gentlemen, I refer to you this photo of the internals of a typical modern cheap and nasty blanket controller. All the components it uses are shown on this board: just 5 diodes, 3 resistors and s... Read more »

Sencore VA48 manual PDF

November 22, 2019, 6:54 pm

Anyone have a copy of the operators manual (with schematics) for the Sencore Video Analyzer 48? I have the Speed Test Set-Up Booklet (physical, not PDF). Trying to get mine running properly for ... Read more »

Decompiler help please

November 22, 2019, 1:35 am

I'm pretty bsure this is a real long shot. I have looked online but have not yet found something that will help. So I ask here. The EPROM reader/programmer arrived yesterday and it works fine... Read more »

Information Unlimited dealings?

November 19, 2019, 1:42 am

Anyone here have difficulty dealing with this firm? I ordered parts from them to build a kit, but the remainder of the parts needed are outdated. I contacted them, but they take forever to resp... Read more »

Clean and glue

November 18, 2019, 8:36 pm

Electronic equipment has a rubber like material on the handle. It is coming off and I want to glue it back on. What is best to clean both the plastic handle and the rubber-like material ? What is ... Read more »

anyone tried these HV power supplies?

November 18, 2019, 12:35 am

shorturl.at/cvCQR Seem like they might be pretty robust for various applications, just wondering if anyone has tried one? There are other venders with them on eBay at even cheaper prices. Read more »

what is this high voltage display device called?

November 18, 2019, 12:27 am

What I'm thinking of is not a plasma globe, although, like the globe, it too is intended primary for display. If I were to describe it, I remember it being made out of glass, maybe 1-2 feet in d... Read more »

Recommendations for finding Insignia TV Service Manual or Schematic? Also O...

November 16, 2019, 5:42 pm

Received a Insignia NS-24E40SNA14 24 Class LED HDTV LCD HD TV because the power supply got lost in moving. Googled to check if could find either the Insignia TV Service Manual or just the Schematic ... Read more »

Kind of a generic electrolytic cap question

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November 14, 2019, 8:20 pm

One of my CNC machines has a circuit board that has failed 3 times now. The control is a FANUC 3T. It is an older control so failing boards don't surprise me. But it is just the one board. This ... Read more »

OT-basement venting help please

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November 14, 2019, 5:10 pm

I know, no electronics repair really but there is a lot of varied experience here. I need to vent a basement room. It's about 20'; x 12'. What happens now is moisture laden air goes down 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 »


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 »