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EEVblog 1586 – Stranger Things Decade Resistor Box + Repair

A $12 6 decade resistor box, is it any good?
And it’s not every day you have to repair a brand new product.
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DIY Decade box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-QfDkgE2qA
IET Decade Box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37gYHdY0DAM
Genrad Decade Box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKrvtYS_6fI

Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1586-stranger-things-decade-resistor-box/

00:00 – A $12 Decade Resistor Box?
01:37 – Binding Posts: You get what you get, and you don’t get upset
02:31 – Stranger Things and the Upside Down
03:52 – Figured it out
04:56 – Molding
05:15 – Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle Yeah Test
05:41 – Teardown
08:01 – Knobs
09:02 – Repair
10:01 – Perfect candidate for modding
10:44 – How the dual wipe contact works
14:37 – Conclusion

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