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Bypassing a central heating controller.


July 18, 2018, 10:19 pm

I am unable to understand the intricate instructions on a Siemens Chronogyr Rev15 con troller. Can I simply bypass this unit and use a common household time clock instead. I just need something ... Read more »

How to size motor start cap?

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July 18, 2018, 8:18 pm

Relative to my previous post today I need new starting caps for a 3 HP single pahse 230 volt motor. Dayton (Grainger) no longer has any info about this motor. The caps that blew were connect... Read more »

Both caps blew! Why?


July 18, 2018, 3:20 pm

My compressor wouldn't start this morning. So I figured it might be a bad starting cap. But both caps had blown. All the guts right out of the ends. Could it be that one cap blew first and then the... Read more »

Panasonic DMR-ES20 DVD Recorder Issue


July 12, 2018, 3:03 pm

Hi, I have a Panasonic DVD recorder issue. When you plug it in (AC outlet), the rolling ooooooo (initializing/recovery) never ends. I can force it to go into standby by holding the Power b... Read more »

Realistic STA-36


July 11, 2018, 12:51 am

I have a realistic STA-36 stereo receiver. I am trying to locate a service guide, or just a schematic. I am trying to repair the unit I have. Any help is appreciated. Erik Read more »

Emerson VCT120


July 10, 2018, 8:12 pm

Hi everyone, I'm looking for this TV/VCR combo and have had no luck finding it. Let me know if you know where I could find one for sale. Thank you for your time, everyone. Read more »

Where To Purchase (now) a Radio Shack 277-1008C Amplifier/Speaker For Perso...


July 8, 2018, 11:53 am

Hello, Trying to help out a person with a speech disability. Presently uses a Radio Shack 277-1008C Amplifier/Speaker. Quite a small unit. With Radio Shack gone now, and Amazon no longer having, t... Read more »

Does Samsung QLED suck?


July 4, 2018, 1:27 pm

Four year old Samsung 60 UHD QLED tv cannot be repaired. The problem is lines of dead pixels across screen. Samsung repair center says the display has to be replaced which would cost $1400. The ... Read more »

Your Phone is Ringing............. (It really is!)


July 4, 2018, 9:11 am

[RING RING RING] Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello Hello hello ... Read more »

APC Smart UPS SU3000RM Overloaded when started from batteries


July 3, 2018, 7:06 am

I have a SU3000 that works from AC power and inverter will start if you remove power, but it wont start up from battery power. Originally I didn't have batteries to test it so I used a couple of sm... 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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Circuit Diagram for TV CVB42001 Power Supply Board


Has anyone got, or know where I can purchase, a schematic diagram, for this TV, Power Supply Board, CVB42001. This board is commonly used in LED TVs. I'm chasing a problem in the output voltage, that... 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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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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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 »

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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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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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How do USB players keep track of position.


The devices that plug into the cigarette lighter and play sound from a USB drive through car radio speakers have the ability to remember where they left off, and, even when power is removed from th... 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 »