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Offline crj.guy

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2750 on: September 02, 2020, 08:34:53 am »
Hello to the EEVBlog community.  I'm the FNG here, Im located in Arizona and I'm an Aircraft Mechanic with a love of electronics.  I live for avionic issues on my planes.  Anyway I have a question for anyone who can help me.  I have a mini electronics lab at my home all with used equipment but fully functional, I have an Agilent 54622a oscilloscope and a Fluke 8845a DMM.  The DMM is what brings me here, I want to replace the display as its brightness is poor and its very burnt in.  As i said all my gear is old and very used but functional and accurate.  So is there a new display out there I can buy and install?  Also do you guy's have any recommendations of other parts I should replace in my Fluke, I figure since i'm going for a deep dive I might as well do as much as I can to give it a new lease on life.

Thanks everyone for your help.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2751 on: September 02, 2020, 09:07:22 am »
Hello to the EEVBlog community.  I'm the FNG here, Im located in Arizona and I'm an Aircraft Mechanic with a love of electronics.  I live for avionic issues on my planes.  Anyway I have a question for anyone who can help me.  I have a mini electronics lab at my home all with used equipment but fully functional, I have an Agilent 54622a oscilloscope and a Fluke 8845a DMM.  The DMM is what brings me here, I want to replace the display as its brightness is poor and its very burnt in.  As i said all my gear is old and very used but functional and accurate.  So is there a new display out there I can buy and install?  Also do you guy's have any recommendations of other parts I should replace in my Fluke, I figure since i'm going for a deep dive I might as well do as much as I can to give it a new lease on life.

Thanks everyone for your help.
Welcome to the forum.

Use the Search button (not the box) and drop Fluke 8845a into the search field and you'll get plenty of hits of threads on their repair.
Good hunting and luck.
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Offline godmodder

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2752 on: September 02, 2020, 02:04:53 pm »
Hi! I'm Jeroen from Belgium and I enjoy learning about electronics. I'm a computer scientist, but hope to broaden my horizons a bit with some hardware knowledge  :)
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2753 on: September 05, 2020, 08:49:55 am »
Hello everyone! I'm Donald, from the UK, I've just got started with electronics, and I'm primarily interested in playing around with junk, and making things useful that others have thrown away.

So I've got a load of motors and things that I'm not quite sure what I'm going to do with, but they sure do look cool when they're spinning.
 

Offline Ahura Mazda

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2754 on: September 23, 2020, 10:51:20 pm »
Hi. electronics student. Saying hi but also testing posting since it seems I'm unable to create new thread.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2755 on: September 24, 2020, 12:02:45 am »
Hi. electronics student. Saying hi but also testing posting since it seems I'm unable to create new thread.
Welcome.

In each of the forum boards at the top is the New Topic button that you use to start a new thread.
Just be sure to start one in the correct forum section it's relevant to however for those that start new threads the Move Topic feature is available at the foot of the page.
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Offline Ahura Mazda

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2756 on: September 24, 2020, 12:35:30 am »
Hi. Thank you for replying.

I've tried that multiple times, but with no luck. By the way, I'm trying to post in "Repair" section.
I'm aware that on some forums, some sections are prohibited from posting on unless one has certain amount of comments. Since you are reading this, as well as my last text, I can post here, but not in "Repair" section. :(

On help page about posting these is the second line which says: "Note, however, that whether a user can post in a board or topic depends on each board's permissions, and a user's membergroup," which tells me I may indeed not post, yet I see no details.

When I try submitting the post, it just brings me to the same new thread page, but blank this time.

Thank you in advance.
 

Offline An_Onion

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2757 on: September 29, 2020, 11:00:59 pm »
I'm John from the US. I actually registered ages ago, and have learned a lot by reading stuff already here. I mostly mess with retro electronics but have also been known to diagnose and repair scientific hardware and whatnot for the college I work for. I've been messing with electronics since my original C=64 when I was a kid. My dad actually bought me a PC clone at some point that came as a bunch of chips I had to solder on to the board myself, which was an adventure as a 10-(ish)-year-old. I'm a chemist by training, but I'm working on expanding into the instrumentation side of things. I spent years doing everything with a multimeter and some creativity, but now that I've got a scope, I'm figuring out how to use it.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2758 on: September 30, 2020, 10:24:43 pm »
Hello from Canada. I graduated with an electrical engineering degree almost 10 years ago but have been working in the software field ever since. I recently flipped through an old textbook and it reignited my passion for electricity, which led me to discover the EEVblog Youtube channel, and I've been enjoying catching up on old videos. I'm looking to brush up on my knowledge and build some (yet to be decided) projects. Currently I own a half decent DC power supply so I'll be looking to purchase an oscilloscope soon and go from there.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2759 on: October 07, 2020, 01:50:34 pm »
Oops, just found this thread. (Do I get points for doing an intro with lots of posts already?)

I'm Renate from the US. I've worked in broadcast & software.
I've been doing hobby electronics for a while.
I remember when LEDs were new and you had to shade them with your hand to tell if they were on or off.

I love USB and build lots of gadgets: function generator, power monitor, volume knob, foot pedal, flash drive mux, keyboard injecter...
My RV is wired up with lots of automation using Modbus.
I love repair and only wish that I had more broken things to fix.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2760 on: October 13, 2020, 02:22:49 am »
I'm Johnson, hobby is electronics (though not good), emulation and Hi-End audio. Feel good when I can repair some broken things, and glad to learn from Dave's video.
 

Offline elekorsi

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2761 on: October 13, 2020, 10:21:57 am »
Hi everyone, i am Blaz from Slovenia (yes that little one between the sea and the alps).
After finishing electronics high school i went to study mechatronics. Been in electronics since i was 12-13 years old and i don't even know how i got to it, as my father is mechanical engineer with 0 knowledge about electrics and electronics  :o  It has been few cold years for pure electronics, but lately i am getting back into it due to nature of my work (a lot of repairs).
Last job was in a bigger factory as a part of electronic/automation maintenance crew. After six years i decided to try with my own company and here i am now for three years.
I am now mostly dealing with electronic/electrical repair and maintenance on industrial machines from very different branches (for example: mining equipment, large construction equipment, steel industry, metal and wood working machines, etc.). Together with my colleagues we also do smaller automation projects, with me mostly being responsible for engineering, testing and starting up the projects.
Everyday something new and that is why i LOVE my job  :)
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2762 on: October 16, 2020, 04:56:48 am »
Hi, I’m Kevin. After schooling in electronics, I got into industrial control systems. I get to component level occasionally but mostly I’m an end user of things designed by some of the fine people here. I finally joined to share pics of a few interesting meters. The clear 8060A in “Old Fluke Multimeters” is the most significant one. I’m not worthy of this one but I’m not completely unworthy. A few years ago I brought all my Fluke gear together for a family photo. Since then I’ve added an old 99 ScopeMeter with the cool three piece case, a 3000-FC kit, a CableIQ kit, and some smaller goodies.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2763 on: October 21, 2020, 08:48:14 pm »
Hey y'all my name is Brian Cooper. I have been hanging out on the FPGA forum for a while. I am from Texas and I am currently going to school for a computer engineering degree. I am an older student and this will be my second career. My first career chose me. I had no college education and just needed to get going since I was married now. This time I chose what I wanted to do and am working hard at it. Well see y'all around.
 

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Re: New Member, Please introduce yourself
« Reply #2764 on: October 27, 2020, 07:29:36 pm »
Hi, I'm from Worthing UK. I've been doing electronics on and off for about 30 years (started at 10yo).
I've been lurking here for a while, looks like I will have a question I need to ask and hopefully someone can help.
 


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