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Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-06-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,755
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Crimping crimp-on RG58, RG174, etc. connectors without die?

I have a basic hex crimping tool I bought at ratshack before they went under. Here is a similar one on amazon. Many different ones for around $20.
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Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 10-06-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By delaware74b
Re: 370 VAC 80/7.5 Flow A/C Cap?

On a 2-terminal cap used on AC motors/compressors, they are not polarized. It doesn't matter which terminals are used. Be sure to put 2 red wires on the same terminal or :poof:
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-01-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Win7 disk utilization

Out of curiosity, I looked at my laptop's windows folder and it's at 8.6GB. Windoze10 on Acer Aspire E5 series, 6GB RAM, Samsung 850 EVO 256GB SSD, Core i5-4210U 1.7ghz. Only a 200mb page file?!
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-12-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By delaware74b
Re: How to read znr or mov?

D1-3 probably failed due to the battery being disconnected while the engine was running, causing the over-voltage condition.

The fuse blowing for TCM, combination meter (that's the instrument...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-10-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By delaware74b
Re: How to read znr or mov?

I'm not sure on how to ID the zener diode, but you may want to check D1, D2, D3. All 3 look like they're damaged (split, burn/splatter on the board).

What's the history on this cluster? I'd...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,245
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Garbage Find: Asus ET2203T - T9900 & Memory Upgrade

" Also Acronis True Image WD version does not detect Sandisk SSD from the bootable media of Acronis."

Acronis True Image WD will recognize a WD drive. I ran into that issue a few years ago. Any...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 03-10-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,876
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Samsung LN46A550P3FXZA Squealing, clicking on and off

Budm, thanks for the insight on this model main board. A friend of mine has a LN46A540P2FXZA with the same issue of cycling, green banding and squealing. I replaced the C102 with a Nichicon PM...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 01-21-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 634,936
Posted By delaware74b
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Not exactly electronics-related but not a bad haul for a 50th birthday/Christmas/annual bonus from a VERY good customer. Craftsman (MTD-built) 24" 2-stage snow blower. I don't get a lot of snow in...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 01-20-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Ratdude's computer workbench... and epic fail build

RD- Try moving that subwoofer housing away from the monitor. I don't think the magnet inside is shielded.
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 01-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Unknown components

Sam - I pulled them from OP dropbox, here you go:
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-11-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 969
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Possible ground loop

It's different than the stuff at the auto parts stores. Here is a link to it at Big Orange:
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Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 10-10-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 969
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Possible ground loop

The gray paste on the neutral is Noalox and is required on outdoor aluminum connections. It is optional for indoor connections. Personally, I use it on all stranded connections, regardless of...
Forum: Troubleshooting & Designing Networks 03-30-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Questions about STP.

I'll give my $.02. My company's policy on running low voltage cabling(regardless of shielding): okay for low voltage cables to cross at 90* within 6 inches. 240 volts or less unshieldied (Romex, etc)...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 03-09-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Sam Young caps on GeForce 5200 vented

Provided the caps are genuine, the Nichicon HM's are a good replacement.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 11-03-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Panasonic FS series low-ESR lytic caps

In the US, DigiKey has them, Mouser has no listing for them yet.
Forum: Troubleshooting & Designing Networks 10-01-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Xfinity router advice?

I *think* I had that model for 10 months then is started getting flaky(TG862). Kept dropping my internal LAN (both wired and wi-fi). I had tech come out, on their dime, and they replaced it, twice....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 09-12-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,410
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Hard drive reliability

I have a WD Black 640GB in my desktop that I use as a server/audio streaming uploader. It has been running 24/7 for the past 4 years since my move to Dover. Sitting on bench running 30C in basement -...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 06-22-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By delaware74b
Re: LG Dyrer Dley1201w

I looked up the motor for the OP's dryer. It is an induction motor, no brushes. The start/run centrifugal switch is probably broken and stuck in run mode. There isn't enough torque with the run...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 06-15-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 408,716
Posted By delaware74b
Re: The Hall of Shame - Badcaps Photo Montage

....considering they're Chemicon, not Rubycon.

Some fool not knowing any better will buy them:facepalm:
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 06-06-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,403
Posted By delaware74b
Re: The LM317 is quite the hot head ...

Both Digikey and Mouser will ship priority mail (1 pound max, no more than 3 business days after order is processed). Mouser charges $7.99 and Digikey charges $7.50. They will ship just 1 item but it...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 05-01-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By delaware74b
Re: HP Digital Picture Frame goes black

Looks like there is also that conductive glue on the high voltage transformer, lower left corner of the photo in the first post. Burn mark on right side of it, likely causing the display to shut...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 04-26-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Any Substitute for Iso Propyl Alcohol IPA that could find in a general hardware s

Most brake/clutch cleaners are pretty aggressive to plastics. The cleaner I use contains toluene, acetone and MEK (methyl ethyl ketone). Great for stripping flux, no residue - just watch the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-18-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,338
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Suggestions for an HP M3970CM repair.

Sportk - recap power supply, everything except the large filter cap unless it's swollen.
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 02-02-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,458
Posted By delaware74b
Re: Dell laptop LA90PE0-01 charger repair

Did you reflow the broken solder joint I circled on the back of the board?
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 01-28-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By delaware74b
Re: CCFL TV high-voltage wire - how to attach connectors

I ordered some wire and connectors from CCFL warehouse a couple years ago, they're still in business.

See: http://www.ccflwarehouse.com/hivowiandha.html
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