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March 17, 2018, 12:06 am

A friend of mine sent me a rather cryptic message. Apparently he's got one of these scopes that's decided it doesn't have to do what its supposed to. Not reading anything on the inputs Then it wi... Read more »

Need help for my project

March 16, 2018, 5:22 pm

Sir i am trying a project in welding by using microwave oven. I have some technical information about microwave oven. Can u contact me through this mail or by my mobile number 9489242371 ...just tex... Read more »

Sangean / Emerson ATS-803 - No AM/LW/SW - degraded off-frequency FM

March 16, 2018, 4:19 pm

A venerable ATS-803, used daily since '81 was not working this morning. All AM bands were mute. FM band was degraded and tuning stations 3MHz low (dial 3MHz lower than signal recieved). This u... Read more »

Tektronix 565 repair

March 13, 2018, 3:53 am

Been playing with this scope for some time. Original problem, blowing 10 ohm 2 watt surge resistors in supply. Replaced a couple caps so far, not sure if they had problems. I can bring up on variac... Read more »

Use of non-screened transformer in old monitor

March 12, 2018, 2:11 pm

I have partially repaired an IBM mono monitor whose mains transformer had f ailed. http://minuszerodegrees.net/oa/OA%20-%20IBM%20Monochrome%20Display%20(5151) .pdf Driven from a genuine PC of the... Read more »

Isolation transformer in place of a GFCI

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March 12, 2018, 2:41 am

A friend of mine has a 120volt string of lights above his swimming pool. Th ere is one 15 amp circuit for both the lighting and the pump motor circuit. This circuit is not protected by a GFCI outl... Read more »

Car gauges dip down after power-off.

March 12, 2018, 1:17 am

This is not really a 'repair' question; I'm just a bit curious about something and I suspect someone here might know about it. My car (2012 Ford Escape) has as it's main gauges a tachometer & spee... Read more »

125v e3A fuse needed

March 11, 2018, 3:34 am

where can i buy a 125v e3A fuse for my vcr? tony Read more »

BenQ G2420HD LCD monitor cannot stay lit up

March 9, 2018, 1:44 pm

I have a BenQ G2420HD monitor that was damaged during transportation. Two of the four CCFL tubes were broken and I've solved that problem but it still has a fault. These are the symptoms: 1. Whe... Read more »

Need a button for Sony Cfd-s350

March 9, 2018, 6:20 am

Greetings.....I've always been impressed at the depth of knowledge displaye d within this group so this might be the right place to ask my question(s). I own a portable cassette player....Sony Cfd-... 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 »