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Bloody Mouser!
I can't get any sense out of Mouser's website. You'd have thought finding a diode would be simple enough; the spec ain't that hard to meet: 600V 3A fast recovery diode with through-hole cylindrical...
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Seiki SC-40FK700N with Dim Top Screen
I have a Seiki SC-40FK700N TV with what appears to me to be dim backlighting along the top 1/3 of the screen. The lower portion of the screen appears as normal, but about 2 weeks ago the top suddenly...
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The Utter Futility of Keeping a Large Spares Inventory
I thought I had everything covered when I acquired a huge spare parts inventory from some chap who was emigrating a while ago. However, despite now being the proud owner of tens of thousands of caps,...
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Old Laptop Power Connector
This is an old Magitronic Laptop I would like to get going. Has 3 pin power requirement. Need help in pinout and power assignment. Have not found anything on the net for some time now. Appreciate any...
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smartphone magnetometer for current induction detection
Is it reasonable to expect a smartphone builtin magnetometer to measure the current in a wire by induction? Um.... No. As you have carefully not given us any sort of parameters as in what kind of...
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Re: cooling via natural gas, was: Gas shortage UK
How can a cat produce a cooling effect? Do you make it run in a wheel to turn a compressor? Traditionally hamsters are for that. And Amish with refridgeration? That would be against their rules...
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Realistic STA 740
Hi, I am from Poland. I am looking for a realistic sta 740 amplifier diagram. Please contact me. Cost you some. May not be compatible with your computer. Peter Wieck Melrose Park, PA Here you go. That...
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Component idenification
Gentlemen, Having put together a dim bulb tester for current-limiting purposes and fired up the faulty 'scope, this component gets hot. I'm not really sure what it is, though and there are no markings...
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Samles SSW2000 inverter early limit
I've got an SSW2000 repair that seems to be turning into a science project. The customer bought it cheap off Kijiji. It didn't 'go'. I found all 10 of the 30A automotive fuses blown, suggestting that...
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Sony TCD-D3: compatibility question
I am trying to find out if a TCD-D3 with a charger for the European market, a ACP-D30, will be compatible with a charger for the North American market, the ACP-D3U. I don't see why not, they are both...
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Scope keeps blowing fuses
Hi all, So my main analogue scope, a Tek 2465A, has gone faulty. Keeps blowing main fuses (the 2A one on the rear panel). I opened the case and found two RIFA caps that had obviously blown, so...
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Radio Shack Weather Cube
Bought one in excellent shape. Worked great for about a month, then developed a buzzing background noise in the audio - but you can still hear the weather reports. Just annoying. It's been sitting on...
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Re: Help: Toshiba VCR-No owners manual M-6550
???????, 26 ????? 2002 ?. ? 15:45:11 UTC+3, Tim Schwartz: Can you give me foto DX-900 service manual? And you think the poster of a 20 year old post is going to still be waiting for your question?...
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Winfing a High Ratio Transformer
Sorry using GG, I have newsreader problem after updating Thunderbird, I haven't solved yet. In a thread about a low impedance transformer for a Q meter, it was suggested two cascaded two 10 to 1...
 
Fiber brush for circuit boards
Chemtronics makes a flux remover that comes with a small brush that attaches to the can for spot application and cleaning. This brush is *very* stiff and is not affected whatsoever by any solvent that...
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