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LG RH398H-M not working


January 20, 2017, 12:41 am

Hi folks, Got an LG RH398H-M DVD recorder, one of those stand alone units. When you t urn it on the display says Hello... Hello... and then keeps scrolling. I can't access the menus or open the d... Read more »

rebuild old laptop battery pack--- waste of time or worth it?


January 18, 2017, 11:35 am

I am in the process of using one of my old laptops for a specific task. Of course, due to age, one of the issues I've come across is battery life. Under any stress, the battery lasts maybe 20 mi... Read more »

differences ? stained glass soldering iron and electrical soldering iron


January 16, 2017, 7:02 pm

is a stained glass iron use able for rosin core solder on copper? Read more »

Gas Dryer Air


January 14, 2017, 9:10 pm

The igniter is out in my gas dryer. Most likely that's it -- there is no clicking sound when starting the dryer like before. It's not worth it to have a repairman come out. It's in an unheate... Read more »

A dang good Space X Launch webcaste


January 14, 2017, 3:49 am

Howdy folks, bin a while scents I posted. I'm busy hiding out lately from the lovely Miseries on account of she has gone hog wild with her honey do list these days. Just ran across this and fi... Read more »

APC UPS -- replace battery, or...?


January 14, 2017, 2:15 am

I have an APC Back-UPS ES 750 to which I have plugged in my PVR (a not particularly high-powered computer, and with only one HD). It is not indicating that the battery is dead and needs replacing... Read more »

Finding the correct power adapter for a no-name brand music stand light.


January 12, 2017, 9:24 pm

The stand light looks like this: https://images.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.long-mcquade.com%2Ffiles%2F19166%2Flg_light-2.jpg&f=1 but the light I have has only 9 LED's. The only informat... Read more »

Diode ID


January 12, 2017, 12:41 pm

Hi, I need to ID a diode. It is in the regulation circuit of an old 28v Power Supply. http://wallyheider.com/wordpress/2014/08/the-birth-of-the-3m-m56-16-track-audio-recorder/ Markings are Z104 (... Read more »

Hot swapping CMOS batteries


January 11, 2017, 5:42 am

The standard instructions for changing out a desktop CMOS battery say you should turn everything off and unplug the power cord. But I wonder if guys who do this kind of stuff for a living don't ... Read more »

Lithium powered things not charging?


January 7, 2017, 4:48 pm

Hi all and HNY. Daughter recently bought a 'refurbished' Samsumg Galaxy Tab2 10.1 (tablet) and it seemed ok at first. However, the supplier forgot to include the charger. She called them and in sp... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »