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Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 10:02 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 61,218
Posted By stj
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

isnt the cpu in the mac-mini soldered down like in the laptops?
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 21
Posted By stj
Re: weak radio reception. trying to fix. SONY ICF-CD523

worth pointing out that using a power cord as an antenna is going to be worse and worse in the future as more people and company's start using the power line for digital transmission.
and the ITU i...
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

hey, how about you bin the reciever and buy a BaoFeng UV-3r for $20 :D
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

if you can pick it up on the yaesu then it must be FM.
that's handy, you can use the yaesu as a signal source as it belts out atleast 3w on full power.

amazing luck/coincidence you had a HT :)
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion Today, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 380
Posted By stj
Re: Need for testing short something draw 5,10 or 15 amp

damn that strip is cheap!

btw, a big reostat and an ameter from a car dashboard will do what your after. :D
Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By stj
Re: The 2014~2015 Operating System Thread

it needs updating for fools testing win10 - beta spyware edition.
and maybe FreeDOS
:D
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

170mhz is in range of most 2m ham radio's
you may find someone who can tune into it for you.

otherwise, you need to try to find the mixer that modulates the input with the oscillator.

i wont...
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

o.k.
do you know the frequency and if it uses AM or FM ?
i'm thinking it would be usefull to see if the transmitter is transmitting.
btw, i dont suppose you have a link to a manual?
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 372
Posted By stj
Re: Has Ebola arrived to NYC?

they should put the quarantine at the other end,
what's the point of quarantining someone at the airport after some pervert in blue gloves has had a good rub and then touched everybody else, not to...
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Today, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

did you check for shorts between the ring & tip?
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion Today, 04:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 380
Posted By stj
Re: Need for testing short something draw 5,10 or 15 amp

so a milliohms meter is too obvious then?
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion Today, 03:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 380
Posted By stj
Re: Need for testing short something draw 5,10 or 15 amp

what exactly are you doing again?
i originally thought you were trying to find a short?
now it looks like your trying to load a psu down.
Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 01:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 361
Posted By stj
Re: Will an HP DV9000 Boot from SSD ?

probably because they have not found any bugs.
i mean, if they cant find any problems - what's to update!
Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 361
Posted By stj
Re: Will an HP DV9000 Boot from SSD ?

exactly, it's the GUI.
KDE is very much like windows - you wont have any trouble trying to find things. :)
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 99
Posted By stj
Re: How fast do you type?

that's a valuable stash.
specially if you have IBM type-5's because those are ps2 interface already.
Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 25
Posted By stj
Re: Parking position for cleaning brush on toner cartridges

this is new to me, rubbing the drum will wear the photoensitive coating off.
i'v cleaned black off the edge of old cartridgeswith a tissue before.

how many pages is the toner rated for?
.
Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 361
Posted By stj
Re: Will an HP DV9000 Boot from SSD ?

you should start with Ubuntu or Mint
but with one important point.
choose the version with the KDE desktop, not cinamon or mate.

oh, you need a minimum of 1gig of ram for the Mint installer -...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 99
Posted By stj
Re: How fast do you type?

the old professional keyboards like the IBM&SUN type-5 and the Wyse terminals used individual cherry microswitches.

once you type on one you wont like cheap $3 keyboards anymore.
programmers and...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 99
Posted By stj
Re: How fast do you type?

http://gis.sakura.ne.jp/sunkey/sunkey_e.html

sun type-5 - the best keyboard ever made!!!!
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 99
Posted By stj
Re: How fast do you type?

i type very fast,
but at the moment i'm stuck on a stupid laptop-style keyboard while i build a usb interface for my "type-5"

the result is that i have to go back & fix the spelling on about 80%...
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By stj
Re: Nady 101 VHF

start with foto's and check the cable on the transmitter for breaks.
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 380
Posted By stj
Re: Need for testing short something draw 5,10 or 15 amp

halogen lamps make a good resistive load.
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By stj
Re: Kudos to Kevin Vickers, Sergeant At Arms

anybody want to tell me why they are calling the son of the imigration minister with his $160-a-day heroin habit a muslim?
that dont sound very islamic to me!
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 2,490
Posted By stj
Re: 1998 Chevrolet 1500 Silverado 5.7L V8

for $50 i'm sure they will "look" at it - and you.
and if you look like you have any money left, they will find "something" they need to do on it!!!!

look, if you arent losing coolant or lube, it...
Forum: General Computer Discussion Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By stj
Re: use usb? read this!

yea, it's a car diagnostic i mentioned in the first post - those things cost $$$

btw, i found a fix.
https://code.google.com/p/libcomm14cux/wiki/ModifyFTDIFirmwareWithLinux

and something...
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