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Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By goontron
Re: Mystery Mid-2013 Macbook

Sounds like a sensor issue to me, not SMC....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 08-12-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By goontron
Re: Locked laptop can not be booted

Password recovery bootable disk? It may not have written correctly....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 08-11-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 818
Posted By goontron
Re: LM Hashes and NTLM Hashes with Windows Server 2003

Well, im eating my words. I got an Inspiron 8100 for free. Still running XP. Need to break in.
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 08-11-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By goontron
Re: Fluorescent light to LED conversion?

https://www.1000bulbs.com/category/t8-led-tube-lights/

Just had the over-the-range lamp die on me. F20T12. Bulb and ballast. I ordered a new Floro bulb and trigger-start ballast just because im a...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 08-03-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 1,850
Posted By goontron
Re: Repair Fence Energizer SS-1000E Fi-Shock

Good to hear. Nice to see one fixed instead of scrapped and a new one picked up from Murdochs or Tractor Supply.
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 08-01-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By goontron
Re: power bank cases.

I just ended up getting that little board since i couldn't find a case for enough 18650's to make 94Ah....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-29-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 333
Posted By goontron
Re: New SSD vs. "New" Laptop

Do they got a laptop with a Xeon CPU?
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-29-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 333
Posted By goontron
Re: New SSD vs. "New" Laptop

Im getting the P52 as soon as it goes CTO. A bit out of your price range, but it'll keep up for a decade or more...
Forum: Custom Tweaks, Modifications, and Revisions 07-29-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 116,808
Posted By goontron
Re: The ghetto mod thread

Don't know about the EU, but the Union and BNSF tracks here are grounded every mile or so.
Forum: Custom Tweaks, Modifications, and Revisions 07-29-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 116,808
Posted By goontron
Re: The ghetto mod thread

Not really a ghetto mod per say, but it doesn't fit anywhere else...

Im using my neighborhoods cable plant/DSLAM (as in cable TV) as a very large random wire antenna. The ground is bad at the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-28-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 574
Posted By goontron
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Jokes on you. It already has! The computer locked up and the engine went WOT until it blew. I hope you never worked on the computers for the '06 Prius.

EDIT: And before you say "throttle issue",...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-28-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 574
Posted By goontron
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Well, considering i am employed by one of the quoted companies I AM a support personnel.... And that companies name doesn't start with a "W".

BTW, you might want to hop off that horse before you...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-28-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 574
Posted By goontron
Re: well I lost everything on my server

^ As does the supercomputer that the NWS uses. And Greenhouse Data Centers. And the Echostar uplink center. And Walmart. And even Microsoft in the Azure DC over here.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-25-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 574
Posted By goontron
Re: well I lost everything on my server

Yeah, you need to watch that. Running it from the wrong path, or with unset variables can cause chaos. Take the Steam Client for an example:...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 07-20-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By goontron
Re: Ham/CB/other transmitter radios... linear vs switching PSU?

^ I run my rigs on a pair of Dell Poweredge 2500 PSUs. Works well.
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 07-18-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 671,225
Posted By goontron
Re: Power supply build quality pictorial. part 2

This one surprised me. Other then crap caps, its build quality isn't bad. But it blew for seemingly no reason. This was the charger for my Yaesu FT-70D. One day it just lost output and assumed the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Computer Displays 07-18-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By goontron
Re: CCFL wire insulator breaking down

Not really, bad insulation, you can try.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-16-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

^ Im with the monkey here. Not to mention the lack of dynamic range. Not much of an issue back then, but music now can have such high DR that even tape distorts. Let alone records which have none to...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-16-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Smells of the 1980's, but thats about it. Im going to try that with some water. It runs at 4.5V, what's the worst that could happen?

EDIT: Yep. Water touches the middle and upper electrode and it...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-16-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

^ Thats what i was thinking too. But, i pulled apart that little woodgrain box and it has a stopwatch in it, a few logic gates, and a multivibrator on a circuit board. Nothing special in the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-16-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Well, i got this a yesterday.
https://www.badcaps.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=180056&stc=1&d=1531760718

Anybody wanna give a shot at telling me what the hell it is? It came from USDOT....
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 07-15-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,622
Posted By goontron
Re: Help With Reassembling Basic 110 VAC Motor

No, but the voltage could RISE under load. And if it does, its throw all the breakers, call an electrician, and call the utility company time.

Do any of the lights get brighter in your house when...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-13-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Eh, its just my testbed.... I keep them around since they are 1960's Zenith and huge! I may have to do the old antiqueradiosforum in-place recone and build enclosures one day...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-13-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

You do realize if i put those big bastards in an enclosure its gonna blast the 60yr old paper cones apart, right?
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-12-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 345,060
Posted By goontron
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Here's a picture of it operating on the testbed. Sorry for the grain, had to drop the lights and open the exposure to get a picture of the display. Its really dim behind that front plastic. The VFD...
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