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Ipod - working, but locked.

February 22, 2018, 9:26 pm

Please can anyone help with a link for ipod SW? Rescued a couple of different models from the flats bin room, but they seem to be locked. Thanks. Read more »

Small transmitter antenna

February 21, 2018, 6:37 pm

OK, so I have one of these to repair, which is missing the tail antenna on the transmitter. http://www.samsontech.com/samson/products/wireless-systems/airline/airline-ag1/ Now I know very little ... Read more »

Oreck XL Air Purifier Repair

February 20, 2018, 2:53 pm

Electronics are OK but the fan is super noisy on both my units. Took it to the local Oreck dealer and they said no can fix. These have the buttons on the top and have a silver removable cover to ... Read more »

Tips to Remove Alkaline Battery Contact Corrosion?

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February 17, 2018, 6:05 pm

Hi, Inherited an electronics unit that has severe contact corrosion due to bad alkaline batteries. Appreciate any suggestions how to restore these contacts to working condition. Thanks Ken Read more »

Recommendations orExperience with Delta Electronics DPS-310CD?

February 15, 2018, 7:54 pm

Hi, Recently my IBM/Lenovo ThinkCentre(Tower) would not turn on. There was no indication of failure on last run. Did some power supply problem searching and one thing mentioned was a blown fuse. ... Read more »

Where to download FREE manuals for newer electronics?

February 14, 2018, 10:46 pm

Most of the manuals for the very old electronics, especially tube gear, can be gotten online for free. But I am looking for a manual for a newer piece of equipment. All I am finding are bogus websi... Read more »

Asterisk and FreePBX

February 13, 2018, 3:46 pm

Anyone here running the Asterisk BX with the FreePBX GUI? -- I am a river to my people. Jeff-1.0 WA6FWi http:foxsmercantile.com Read more »

Removing battery corrosion

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February 11, 2018, 10:52 am

I got an old AM-FM pocket transistor radio which looked good and clean till I opened the battery compartment. Very corroded carbon zinc batteries were in it. After removing them, I cleaned off as m... Read more »

Sony SLV-780 Resurrecting The Beast

February 11, 2018, 9:25 am

Got all these old tapes we made. Not much on TV these days, new shows are a ll cops and robbers or murders, or surreal movies or really terrible sitcom reruns, very few of which were any good in t... Read more »

Reactive Overscanning

February 9, 2018, 12:23 pm

I have a small Sony in the bedroom. When I watch, I usually do it with the closed captions on. i have no need for music on TV, plus you can hardly und erstand the dialog, and some shit is just pla... 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 »