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Autopsy on a failed 50W LED floodlight

June 23, 2017, 8:08 am

Chinese no-name YXY-FGD-50W White goo under the LED metal backing, only covering about 1/3 of the area, as originally placed blob , not fully splurged. Bowing of the metal at rear of the LED ar... Read more »

Mouser Electronics

June 22, 2017, 2:55 pm

All: Just got an e-mail from Mouser that some parts I had ordered in the past were about to be discontinued (as obsolete) by the manufacturer. Few suppliers bother with this level of service. Pe... Read more »

dead USB drive anyone?

June 22, 2017, 11:47 am

Hi, I already know the answer but we never know if anyone out there can make miracles :) I've been given a dead USB drive, in my linux laptop is identified as usb storage device but it fails to ... Read more »

OT Google Bricked Phone

June 17, 2017, 7:40 pm

Friend an I both have Moto E with AT&T service provider. I have had my phone for over a year. He got his a few months ago. His phone was bricked such that he could not get incoming calls to ring. ... Read more »

Color printers secretly printed serial number & date onto Reality Winne...

June 16, 2017, 2:17 am

Secretly printed serial number & date outed Reality Winner's PDF http://blog.erratasec.com/2017/06/how-intercept-outed-reality-winner.html The situation is similar to how Vice outed the location of... Read more »


June 16, 2017, 1:20 am

Can anyone help or offer some direction? My Apex TV was working fine until today. When I turn it on there is a strange whining sound and no picture. Anyone had an experience with this? Thanks, Ga... Read more »

Motorola smartphone battery charging

June 15, 2017, 10:43 am

I have a < 2 year old Motorola MotoG3 smartphone. The instructions say: Motorola batteries and charging systems have circuitry that protects the battery from damage from overcharging. So recently... Read more »

Component Damage

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June 13, 2017, 8:21 pm

One of the books I picked up on faultfinding and troubleshooting whilst in London the other day (title escapes me but I can find it if anyone cares) states that: a) A bipolar transitor may be pe... Read more »

Re: Is there A New Thing That can Interfere With My WIFI ?

June 12, 2017, 4:24 am

In article , See if you can find a WiFi scanning-and-analysis application which works with your variety of Windows and your particular WiFi card. They're sometimes called site analysis programs. ... Read more »


June 10, 2017, 8:17 pm

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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 »