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I am trying to locate a power transformer


December 31, 2021, 8:26 pm

#94-620-01 for a Crate Amplifier. Read more »

DVD player failures


November 6, 2021, 6:31 am

Why is it in DVD players the first thing to fail is always the screen and not the motor? Well, at tleast the screen shows stuff but all fuzz and stuff. THis has happened to me with maybe four porta... Read more »

See Heathkit IO-20 in use


November 6, 2021, 6:07 am

Hi, this is what our OP has got: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDUf0Pqi8Do See how it precariously it sits while in use ? A real Humpty Dumpty event waiting to happen. Nice, sharp image b... Read more »

REQ: Behringer iNuke NU1000DSP schematic / service manual


November 5, 2021, 9:18 pm

I have two of these amps that exhibit either digital noise bursts on the outputs or no sound at all. I've looked everywhere but can't seem to get schemataics or a service manual. Can anyone help? T... Read more »

oscilloscope image partial collapse


November 3, 2021, 2:30 am

have an old heathkit io-10 auto ignition oscilloscope. from the center to the right side, the image is collapsed to the center.. a trace will only go from the left to the center, then its gone. ... Read more »

International Rectifier component help


October 22, 2021, 1:48 pm

Hi, I am looking for a (I think it is MosFet) with part number mark on the component as follow: First line: FU9024N Second line: I(diode symbol)R330A IR330A Third line: 7F 17 I think i... Read more »

wireless client bridge signal strength measurement


October 17, 2021, 8:03 pm

Is there any way to easily measure signal strength of a wireless client bridge? I have all the Android tools to measure signal strength of an access point. But they don't seem to display the signa... Read more »

Android app issues


October 13, 2021, 7:59 am

Three questions om Craig Netbook running Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) The built in browser seems like a crippled version of Chrome. Biggest problem is it searches instead of going to URL, then it... Read more »

Re: USB charger from car battery inside house when power goes out


October 10, 2021, 9:18 pm

2,000,000 milli-amp-hr solar charger? It might work if it were a 2,000,000 micro-amp-hour charger (same as a 2 Amp-hr charger). What's a few decimal points anyway? Inflation must really be getti... Read more »

PC rebooting in all but preboot modes.


September 3, 2021, 3:12 pm

I've got a pretty reliable home-brew PC built on PCC A13G+ v3.0 motherboard that has only recently started to reboot itself after 15-30 minutes of operation. It normally only sees an internet ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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I am trying to locate a power transformer


#94-620-01 for a Crate Amplifier. 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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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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Are faulty APC UPS's easy repairs or is it throw in the trash?


Hi, I have two faulty APC BackUPS CS500's each with a different fault. The first unit will switch to battery when there is a power cut. However, when the power is restored, it will not switch back t... Read more »