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Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-23-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

I have dozens... message me if you'd like me to send you a box.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 03-12-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Help I need a new computer.

Oh, and by "shop" I mean my 2 car garage that is to full of computers to use as a garage.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 03-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Help I need a new computer.

I have a few dozen "retired" machines in my shop that would be more than suitable for this use.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 01-29-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Among other stuff I picked up a Lenovo Thinkpad T510.
It didn't have the battery in it, the cover for the ram bay was gone as was the cover for the hdd. I dug around a bit and there was the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 01-29-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Sure... what did you have in mind? I haven't even begun to work on it. Just dusted it off and it's sitting on a shelf. It's pretty big and heavy... I've got to believe that shipping would cost...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 01-28-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: What is this - can't find any info

Thanks...
Why in the world would it need a display?
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 01-28-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By jwillifixit
What is this - can't find any info

I have 8 of these and can't find any info on them.
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 01-14-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: LG 55UH770-UB Backlights & Audio & Narrow Vertical Band Only

Thanks... I've seen some of those posts where pressure on the tab bond "resolves" issue temporarily. Guess I'll give it a shot b/4 parting out the psb.

Thanks
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 01-14-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: LG 55UH770-UB Backlights & Audio & Narrow Vertical Band Only

So would you suggest selling the PSB, Main Board & stand and scrapping the rest? Or would you think the main board is also suspect and shouldn't be sold as "working".
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 01-14-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By jwillifixit
LG 55UH770-UB Backlights & Audio & Narrow Vertical Band Only

Okay this is the newest tv I've picked up so far. It's a 4K Ultra HD Smart tv. No signs of external damage. Plugged it in and there's back lights and about a 2" wide vertical band about 1/3 in...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 12-28-2017, 05:57 PM
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Views: 169
Posted By jwillifixit
Magnavox 32ME304V/F7 Backlights no image.

Picked this up and it would make a nice monitor for out in the garage/shop however it's not working...

Plugin and on it turns. Backlights are on but there's no image. Hit menu, source......
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 12-24-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By jwillifixit
42lb5600-uz thermal event

Picked up a dead tv the other day and took a look today... only 3 years old too.

Plugged in and the red light was on, hit the button and it went off, the backlights flashed once and then nothing....
Forum: Troubleshooting Audio Equipment 12-22-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Novation SuperNova 2 Rack - Freezes up.

Thought I'd update and close out this thread...

So I sent the unit into an OEM recommended repair facility (American Music and Sound
A Division of Jam Industries USA in Southhaven, MS). Now...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-19-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

OMG you have got to be kidding me right now!!!:bow:
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-15-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Yes ive a box full of misc P II and III that i could try but i think I'll just leave it as a dedicated Duke Nukum machine!
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-15-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Forgot the cost table
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-15-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Got these little gems yesterday...

Dell Dimension XPS D233 although I'm a bit confused on the Processor Speed. Machine says it's a 233, cmos battery was dead and bios had a p/w on it so I changed...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-14-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-14-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

I just saw an add in my Facebook feed from Dell who are selling remanufactured T7500's for $1,300 I scored a two T3500 and a T5400 not long ago. I've sold one of the T3500's and still have one and...
Forum: Troubleshooting Audio Equipment 11-14-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Novation SuperNova 2 Rack - Freezes up.

Here's the main board. I didn't pull the front panel board but here's a stock pic of what this unit looks like from the front. That's a LOT of rotary pot's. Anyway I've opted to send this to a...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-06-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-06-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

So I've been harvesting from two spots for the past 8 months now and have been ABSOLUTELY amazed by what I've found! That said I've made an observation - the general public is generally clueless...
Forum: Troubleshooting Audio Equipment 10-23-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Novation SuperNova 2 Rack - Freezes up.

Well the replacement PS arrived today and that was not the problem... issue remains. Must be on the processing board. I think I'm going to send this in to Novation for repair evaluation/quote. I...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-22-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

This was found this past April and is awaiting a good cleaning. It's working but seriously needs a wash!
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-21-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 180,932
Posted By jwillifixit
Re: Your Best Dumpster Finds

Why yes it is... Pic was taken about a month ago. Inventory of stuff to large to sell on fleabay got a bit overwhelming so i posted a garage sale ad on FB Marketplace. Ive had about a dozen sales of...
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