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off topic cross post

March 8, 2018, 11:14 am

an off topic cross post If you think you got it then either use it or lose it. don't expect it like it's your birthright. reiterating: 'use it or lose it' especially in the w ay your forefathers ... Read more »

I like this ... that's all

January 19, 2018, 7:58 pm

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January 18, 2018, 4:44 pm

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Door Bell Buzzer "tap"

January 17, 2018, 2:35 am

For a remote (from chime) but near transformer for door bell power. https://www.dropbox.com/s/f41mrdcbop1jqa0/MIS%20BASEMENT%20DOOR%20CHIME%20TAP.jpg?dl=0 Read more »

Laser question

January 15, 2018, 3:08 am

45 years ago I was in a bar in Chicago and they had a laser deal that plotted the 2 channels of the sound system as a Lissajous pattern on the back wall. I tried to make one using an old Neon lase... Read more »

Hashing Out These Problems.

December 15, 2017, 7:39 am

We used to get down like Madmen ? Best Wishes for A Safe, Productive & Safe Holiday Season To You All & All. R.Q.T. Read more »


November 3, 2017, 8:51 pm

Hello everyone. 1.) I have an electronics board that has 10 wires coming out that gets conn ected to an end users board with an Ethernet type cable. During our Elect romagnetic Compatibility (EM... Read more »

T-shaped US outlet?

October 6, 2017, 6:12 am

I have an old (1940s I think) ceramic outlet in a box, for a two prong plug, no ground. It accepts a standard US 2 prong (1-15) plug. It is polarized. It is also marked 15A 125V (molded in the ce... Read more »

Electric Motor for Animated Store Display

September 22, 2017, 6:14 pm

Hello, all, and perhaps a question for the seniors in the ng: Back in the 1950s-1960s era one often encountered countertop (or larger) cardboard product displays that were animated by a simple bac... Read more »

Medium Voltage Cable Market Trends, Business Strategies and Opportunities w...

September 22, 2017, 11:49 am

Request a Sample Report at http://www.theinsightpartners.com/sample/TIPTE10 0000470 Electricity conducting cables ranging from 2,000 V to 35,000 V is termed as medium voltage cables. These cables... Read more »

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What's topping this power pole?

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http://imgur.com/a/W1Uhz Cellular? Or...? Read more »

Three Phase/Single Phase Voltage Fluctuations

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Hi everyone. I hope this is the right group for this post of mine - hoping someone will have some insight to this one. Our house power supply is three phase (i.e. 230v/400v). Since I live in the sout... Read more »

replacing a varistor

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I need to replace a varistor on a circuit board and I cant find any markings on a good varistor still on the board. The board consists of several triac circuits which all operate the same type of sol... Read more »

Excessive brush wear on DC motor.

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Greetings! We have a field excitation DC motor on our SAMP machine. We are experiencing 1 brush on the DC motor to be wearing out a lot faster than the other 3. (My understanding is that the brush t... Read more »

Slip ring induction motor fault

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What would the current curve of the stator of a slip ring induction motor look like if the resistive load of the rotor suddenly rose towards infinity? I imagine it would behave like the primary curre... Read more »

Hard wired home watt meter

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Hi I see some products like Kill A Watt that plug into the outlet to monitor device energy usage. I would like to be sure that the person does not take the device out when I am not around and plug ... Read more »

Video interference "60 cycle noise" or "hum bars" retai...

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I've have a retail customer with a large TV display. The content they display is generated from a multimedia server with both an NTSC and ATSC outputs. The ATSC signal then feeds a high definitio... Read more »

Why use a ground when the nuetral can do the same thing?

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In a typical home breaker box the neutrals and grounds are on the same ground bar. So why if I install an outlet do I need to ground the box? Why couldnt I just take a jumper from the neutral and gro... Read more »

Actual Ampacity Rating ROMEX SIMPull Type NM-B in a residential attic.

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Please help me keep from tearing my hair out. I am installing a subpanel in an existing, small 22 by 8 foot (176 sqft) addition to my home. The original wiring was not done to code and has since b... Read more »

Help/air compressor tripping 20 amp breaker

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I have a 58' run of 12/3 wire running to the shed that operated some lights and a small 110v sears 30 gallon air compressor nearly new. The first time or two of turning it on to build air the breake... Read more »

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