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PCB labeled in Chinese

February 26, 2017, 2:25 am

I ordered a small amplifier board on ebay. It's just a PCB with components, making a ready to go low powered audio amplifier, complete with a volume control. It has three screw terminal blocks to... Read more »

Do I still need to stock a crossover (Ethernet) cable anymore?

February 26, 2017, 12:32 am

Today I tried to hook up a Rocket M2 as a super powerful (miles) Wi-Fi extension for my home router, when the POE light went out whenever I plugged in the power cable. Huh? Turns out it's a crosso... Read more »

does a fake LOPT even exist?

February 25, 2017, 6:29 pm

Hi all, I'm trying to keep an old TV alive, it's an old 14CT2306/20S from Philips and it's the only think that fits into a furniture space in my parent's house, so that will not be replaced. I'm... Read more »

Roland JX 3P synth, 1983

February 25, 2017, 2:28 pm

Stored indoors for some years and then powering up, missing notes and some top panel sw functions missing. full sm here http://www.synfo.nl/servicemanuals/Roland/JX-3P_SERVICE_NOTES.pdf same 2 n... Read more »

Repair a Hammond Organ?

February 24, 2017, 10:59 pm

I could not resist buying this. A heavy Hammond Organ. It appears to be from the early 70's. A local second hand store had it for $5 marked (AS-IS). The wooden cabinet is near perfect. But there is... Read more »

How did my alarm code change when I never touched it

February 24, 2017, 7:52 am

How did my alarm code change when I never touched it? (not a computer but it does have a digitally stored program, and solid state memory for the settings, less than 1000 bytes, I think.) About ... Read more »

toggle data

February 24, 2017, 7:29 am

I got my new sim, for my trip, today, and the vendor was nice enough to including a warning that if one has not bought a data plan (and I was waiting until I got there) he should disable the cellul... Read more »

ATX PSU and motherboard

February 23, 2017, 7:45 pm

I don't remember seeing a question here about ATX PSUs and motherboards. So if there is a better forum to ask my question no doubt someone will tell me where... My previous computer became progr... Read more »

Whirlpool LG Authorized repair Service Center in Hyderabad

February 23, 2017, 8:45 am

Here the Whirlpool LG Authorized repair Service Center in Hyderabad is ready to work on major problem to bring winning result on the same day with no risk Read more »

Batteries make flashilight hot.

February 23, 2017, 1:47 am

I have one of thoe little 2.5 LED flashlights, that have 9 small LEDs and use 3 AAA batteries. It's like the ones that Harbor Freight sometimes gives away free, same size, but nicer. The guy I ... 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 »