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Headers in anti-static boxes.

October 13, 2021, 1:24 am

Why do Element14 keep sending me board headers in anti-static boxes? Seems like a waste of money. Sylvia. Read more »

Need samba back Win7 to Debian(-1)

October 11, 2021, 3:24 am

Okay, I've only just found time to attempt to fix the problem of linux samaba server now being inaccessible to Win7. Looking for useful clubie as none of the samba running linux machines are now... Read more »

Chinese Semi Group Folds

September 16, 2021, 2:07 am

Hi, the party is over, not the CCP itself but China is experiencing a major economic downturn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPHvp3GIoDI Wonder how they will react to us building nuclear subs? ... Read more »

Gary Johnson to get Statue?

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September 16, 2021, 1:48 am

Hi, as you may know, Australia has just made an historic deal with the UK and USA to obtain nuclear submarine tech and to build several of them. The previous French scammers have been pissed off.... Read more »

What lockdown delays?

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September 12, 2021, 4:56 am

Ordered PCBs from PcbWay on Tuesday. Delivered to my door today (yes, Sunday) by DHL. On other hand, I'm still waiting for FedEx to deliver a package that's been in Sydney since a week ago Thurs... Read more »

No Battery Electric Bus

September 12, 2021, 2:04 am

Hi, while not a fan of most Green energy ideas - this one really appeals. Done with good success decades ago, it is practical, cheap to install and run with no waste products. https://www.youtu... Read more »

Scam or Not ?

September 7, 2021, 5:24 am

Hi, looks gimmicky - but the specs and functions are SOTA. https://www.pokitinnovations.com/pokit-pro/ Pre -order one ? .... Phil Read more »

Rant - why is it so hard?

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September 6, 2021, 2:51 am

My house didn't have a door bell when I moved in, and people just knocked. That seemed OK, until recently when I had repeated failed delivery attempts. After I'd installed a surveillance camera, ... Read more »

OT: Friday chuckle

September 3, 2021, 1:55 am

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Re: This is funny

August 25, 2021, 9:57 pm

The prices at RS rocketed up about a year ago, and now they're no longer offering free delivery on low-value orders. It makes E14 cheaper on a lot of occasions where previously it was the other wa... Read more »

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LabTool-48 programmer software

Does anyone happen to have version 4.67 of the driver software for the genuine Advantech LabTool-48 programmer ( NOT the 48UX/48UXP, NOT the Dataman or any other Chinese clone)? They (AEC) took it o... Read more »


OT: Incorrect Energy Australia TOU bill calculation

Just a heads up. I've noticed that Energy Australia are failing to apply daylight saving time when calculating the bills for their TOU customers. If you're on such a tariff, then depending on yo... Read more »



Another good one last night. They did ship-sinking experiments, and several versions of an exploding trombone. SBS television in Australia is now referring to Mythbusters as their cult phonomenon. Read more »


Equipment Exchange Bulletin from the 1960's

Some of you will remember the amazing Equipment Exchange Bulletin from Tasmania in the 60/70's. In this months Amateur Radio Magazine there's an brief piece about the passing of Ralf Gunther VK7RG w... Read more »


Casio atc-1000 manual reqd.

Does anyone have a manual for this rather funky watch - can work most of it out but as it can do so much need the manual. There was a copy floating around the net on geocities but searching produces ... Read more »


Kenwood N.B. circuit.- Please expliain!

Greetings group. Could someone please explain the function of the N.B. circuit button on a Kenwood stereo. I have a customer who believes it resets the stereo after it has been moved, because the ste... Read more »


TEAC remote control

Got a circa 10 years old Teac TV that goes fine but a remote stopped working. Looks like fiddling with the resonator brings it to life for a moment - anyone knows what part/what frequency I should ... Read more »


Phil's design in EA Dec1987

Hi Phil, (you know who you are) Just looked a an old Circuit Design Idea in EA - Fast Peak Limiter Was that you? ---- Joe Read more »


Phone socket wiring

Hello, I have an old extension phone socket to which there is only one wire attached at present. The phone that plugs into it only has two pins with metal on them (the outside ones) plus the large pl... Read more »


Bad batteries bounce

http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/09/07/a-very-simple-way-to-test-if-your-alkaline-batteries-are-dead-or-not/ -- Read more »