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Have you ever heard this noise in an engine after a VCG repair?


December 12, 2017, 4:36 am

Subject: Have you ever heard THIS SOUND inside your engine? URL: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1181089 Nobody on Bimmerfest knows what is causing this noise and I can't use the ... Read more »

The Kikusui COS5060A is down :-(


December 12, 2017, 1:14 am

Failed in the middle of a measurement last night - no display, no power LED, a few red LEDs on the front panel come on intermittently at power-up. The familiar burnt smell coming from the back, b... Read more »

Resuscitate Teletrac 150


December 11, 2017, 7:17 pm

Greetings, We have a Telerac 150 stabelized HeNe laser that no longer seems to lase. W e have been troubleshooting and have narrowed it down to a possibly contami nated/sputtered tube. It is uncle... Read more »

Super-glued finger

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December 11, 2017, 8:26 am

First time for me, leak down the thread of the tube under the spout plastic, one glued on index finger. A loose loop of leather-work cotton thread around the affected area, tied off. Teased out... Read more »

Low drain NiMh - a first leak, AA cell


December 9, 2017, 7:57 am

Just thaught I'd mention here what might be a freak one off! Been using AA PP3 AAA low self drain NiMh cells for years without any leakage like is usual with alkalines. I baught about 40x of AA s... Read more »

Does anyone make a crossover to be used on an INPUT?


December 7, 2017, 8:31 pm

I want to rig up a subwoofer, but I know that crossovers are expensive, and since I am running high powered commercial amps, I'd need a hefty setup. Then comes the need to combine the left and righ... Read more »

Letter to FBI/CIA/KGB ... Here are 10 ways to easily unlock Face ID


December 6, 2017, 6:08 pm

Letter to FBI/CIA/KGB ... Here are 10 ways to easily unlock Face ID 1. Kill the guy - but don't shoot him in the face. Unlock with dead face. 2. Drug the guy if you don't want to kill him - then op... Read more »

Sharp microwave - dim display (sometimes)


December 5, 2017, 11:44 pm

I have a Sharp Carousel countertop microwave oven, model R-303CW, vintage 2001 - barely broken in. It works fine, but the LCD display has been gradually getting dimmer. So I found the schematic... Read more »

B&D 18 volt batteries


December 5, 2017, 8:05 pm

I have looked on ebay and amazon for these. There is a plethora of choices and confusing. Has anyone had experience with any suppliers? Thanks, CP Read more »

Where to get car rear-deck speakers (haven't bought speakers in decades)

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December 4, 2017, 1:14 pm

I haven't worked on speakers in decades. How do we debug a scratchy sound? We can isolate it with the balance to a single speaker. But is it the speaker? Or something else? If it's the speak... 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 »