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Totally OT: Water tank weirdness

May 17, 2022, 2:37 am

The problem started with the appearance of dust and grit falling into the bath. It was not at all obvious where it was coming from. With showers being preferred, the bath is little used, so this ... Read more »

Ping: Bob Parker

April 21, 2022, 9:51 am

Bob, I hope you still pop in from time to time. I was just exchanging emails with Phil Allison and I note that you once owned a BWD 521 CRO. I am hoping you may still have the operator's manual ... Read more »

Which is the better state for rechargable Batteries!!

February 12, 2022, 11:13 am

When I moved house about five years ago, I stupidly left my motor mower in the shed!! Stupid Me! So, over the last five years, I've been getting a 'Jim's Gardening' guy in to mow and clean up the... Read more »

The tribulations of the design engineer

January 19, 2022, 10:29 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKorP55Aqvg Read more »

Element14 Australia Post tracking numbers.

January 13, 2022, 4:07 am

Element14 seem to be having difficulty with these tracking numbers, and are leaving off the final digit. Until they get it fixed, one can quickly go through the possibilities to find the correct... Read more »

rooftop solar unbalancing the grid

January 12, 2022, 10:11 am

I use a contact voltage tester and it went off on a utility box. Just the l owest light on the indicator bar, which isn't serious. There was an electri city line crew at the house next door, so I a... Read more »

Element14 doesn't like my review

December 30, 2021, 11:04 pm

https://au.element14.com/pro-elec/1518b-wht/travel-adapter-10a-250v-white/dp/283214001?ICID=I-RP-STM7REC-2 All I was doing was pointing out that connecting an appliance that needs an earth via an ... Read more »

name of component suppliers

December 6, 2021, 1:07 pm

what is the name of the on line that a few of you use for small order parts supplier other than RS , WES element 14 etc I am looking for a zenner BZT03c30 so far have tried them all except eleme... Read more »

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 »

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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 »


Which is the better state for rechargable Batteries!!

When I moved house about five years ago, I stupidly left my motor mower in the shed!! Stupid Me! So, over the last five years, I've been getting a 'Jim's Gardening' guy in to mow and clean up the... 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 »


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 »



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 »


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 »


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 »