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Re: What did you buy today? Post your latest purchase!
« Reply #8950 on: July 20, 2019, 05:53:49 am »
super glue for copper-clad boards. I will love soldering on to copper clad, another reason to love EE

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« Reply #8951 on: July 21, 2019, 12:57:39 am »
I could not resist...
Time is the overseer of all things.
 
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« Reply #8952 on: July 21, 2019, 12:25:22 pm »
super glue for copper-clad boards. I will love soldering on to copper clad, another reason to love EE

Are you now a professional troll or do you genuinely like the smell of burnt cyanoacrylate?

Overheating cyanoacrylate can generate hydrogen cyanide, perhaps this explains the posters recent topics.
 
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Re: What did you buy today? Post your latest purchase!
« Reply #8953 on: July 22, 2019, 11:42:32 am »
I bought a packet of batteries, but the label on the back said...
"Batteries not included!"...  so I had to buy them again.
 

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« Reply #8954 on: July 23, 2019, 05:27:57 am »
Some odds and sods of SMA fittings from Aliexpress.
Adaptor/joiner set and a few lots of termination styles for projects and VNA work. 2 bolt flange females yet to arrive.  >:(
Terminations shared 50/50 with hendorog.
500mm RG400 cable.


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« Reply #8955 on: July 23, 2019, 04:46:00 pm »
Those look nice. Do you have a reliable supplier?

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« Reply #8957 on: July 23, 2019, 09:43:24 pm »
$11 for 18 adapters? :o

I look forward to hearing how well they fit and hold up. Some years ago, I had bought some BNC tee adapters (I don't recall from where) and the male locking part (what do you call that, the collar?) easily popped off.  :palm:
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« Reply #8958 on: July 23, 2019, 09:51:19 pm »
$11 for 18 adapters? :o

I look forward to hearing how well they fit and hold up. Some years ago, I had bought some BNC tee adapters (I don't recall from where) and the male locking part (what do you call that, the collar?) easily popped off.  :palm:
Yeah well I couldn't resist them at that price.  ;D
I figured going by the store name they'd be worth a try: ALLiSHOP RF coaxial connector Store
Even if they don't last they'll save my bacon a few times I'm sure......the # of times I've been caught without the right adaptor.  :rant:
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« Reply #8959 on: July 23, 2019, 09:55:54 pm »
Yeah, I know what you mean. You can never have too many adapters. If they fit well and don't fall apart, I'll get some too.
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« Reply #8960 on: July 24, 2019, 08:50:05 am »
4*Gore OTD01D01048 3.5mm 26.5GHz VNA cables from forum member Naganur.
I only need two for the VNA, but another for the SA is a bad idea, plus one for backup in case bad things happen.
It would be interesting to see how do they compare with TFlex 405 (they would certainly blow TF405 far away in terms of loss, but the phase stability with mechanical deformation of TF405 is unparalleled for now, so it would be an interesting comparison).
 

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« Reply #8961 on: July 24, 2019, 10:19:30 am »
I've got at least two packages sitting in my local "post" office (just a small kiosk) according to tracking, but got no notification for three days... It's the motion sensor and 2.4" IPS display module I've been waiting for too.  These aren't the first registered eBay package they've "lost", either.  Dammit, now I have to go there and raise some noise, probably do some paperwork too, and I hate that.

Edited a few hours later:  Apparently, looking like an angry potato with a voice to match helps.  It did take a good fifteen minutes, but they discovered they had "accidentally misplaced the packages to the wrong shelf" (believe if you will), and now I have my packages.  I ought to be :D but am >:(, because I really REALLY hate thieves and exploiters.
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« Reply #8962 on: July 24, 2019, 10:26:38 am »
Bench Reno time. 6mm Cork Floor tiles and adhesive after a little surface prep and no more lost bits in the gaps between the boards  :-+

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« Reply #8963 on: July 24, 2019, 10:41:09 am »
A new:



With lots of extras.
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« Reply #8964 on: July 24, 2019, 11:07:57 am »
Just ordered a new Netgear R7800 wifi router to improve wifi coverage to the garage.

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.

Visit my Tindie store for Tandy 1000 Adapters for EX, HX, SX, SL, TX & TL etc
 

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« Reply #8965 on: July 24, 2019, 11:18:42 am »
Kapton points:



12 OPA177GS

https://www.ti.com/store/ti/en/p/product?p=OPA177GS

40x TS271CN, 8x LT1498CN8, 9x UPB8284AD, 3x LT1080CN, 6x ETC5057J, 2x DG485DJ, 2x SL6601 C/3 - all for EUR 7,50    :-+

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« Reply #8966 on: July 24, 2019, 11:55:06 am »
Just ordered a new Netgear R7800 wifi router to improve wifi coverage to the garage.



If you find it keeps disconnecting itself from the internet for no reason, then let me know... I've fought that battle and (semi) won :)

McBryce.
 
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« Reply #8967 on: July 24, 2019, 01:51:01 pm »
If you find it keeps disconnecting itself from the internet for no reason, then let me know... I've fought that battle and (semi) won :)

McBryce.
I fought that battle too. Ended up switching to a full TP-Link enterprise grade stack: a TL-SG3226PE PoE switch to power the AP's (and allow PoE on all wall Ethernet jacks in my apartment,) a TL-AC100 wireless controller for central management and proper Wi-Fi roaming, and three TL-AP1205GI-PoE wall panel access points in thin AP mode. For the sake of smooth Wi-Fi roaming I have even switch the security options to WPA2 Enterprise, with a RADIUS server running on a Raspberry Pi.

My apartment has a foot-thick reinforced concrete wall in the middle of it, blocking any RF signal from penetrating from one side to the other, thus when renovating it is fully wired up with Category 6a cables for Internet access.
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« Reply #8968 on: July 24, 2019, 02:30:26 pm »
My issues weren't with the WiFi, it was the connection between the router and my service provider. The router disconnected itself every 10 minutes for no apparent reason.

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« Reply #8969 on: July 24, 2019, 08:12:38 pm »
today, i had nice email. It started like : dear colleagues, our furniture in our offices are going to replace for new one. You can take furniture marked with pink strip to home for free, otherwise it will be thrown away...

So, i bribe two colleagues with ice cream for moving and i have new desk, locker and esd chair in my appartment :) Desk is 180x80cm, steel body,height adjustment and power distribution rail under desk. Locker is 100x100x40, both of them Konig and Neurath company. And ESD chair, dunno, but, who cares.
 

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« Reply #8970 on: July 24, 2019, 08:59:12 pm »
Just ordered a new Netgear R7800 wifi router to improve wifi coverage to the garage.



If you find it keeps disconnecting itself from the internet for no reason, then let me know... I've fought that battle and (semi) won :)

McBryce.

Cheers. I actually got this as an open box from a German distributor for a great price - it should go really well with my NBN 100/40 FTTC connection.
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Visit my Tindie store for Tandy 1000 Adapters for EX, HX, SX, SL, TX & TL etc
 

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« Reply #8971 on: July 24, 2019, 11:00:33 pm »
today, i had nice email. It started like : dear colleagues, our furniture in our offices are going to replace for new one. You can take furniture marked with pink strip to home for free, otherwise it will be thrown away...

So, i bribe two colleagues with ice cream for moving and i have new desk, locker and esd chair in my appartment :) Desk is 180x80cm, steel body,height adjustment and power distribution rail under desk. Locker is 100x100x40, both of them Konig and Neurath company. And ESD chair, dunno, but, who cares.

That's a nice score. :-+
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« Reply #8972 on: July 24, 2019, 11:06:41 pm »
Just ordered a new Netgear R7800 wifi router to improve wifi coverage to the garage.

https://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggImage/ProductImage/33-122-818-07.jpg

If you find it keeps disconnecting itself from the internet for no reason, then let me know... I've fought that battle and (semi) won :)

McBryce.

Out of curiosity, are you using PPPoE authentication on your Netgear?
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Re: What did you buy today? Post your latest purchase!
« Reply #8973 on: July 25, 2019, 06:53:26 am »
Got some AD587JQ in   ceramic package, from Taobao. Just came in the mail yesterday. They seem to be the real deal and  obviously been desoldered from boards. Date codes are all over the shop... from '89 up to '06.

Going to make some traveling voltage references from them

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« Reply #8974 on: July 25, 2019, 07:07:03 am »
Just ordered a new Netgear R7800 wifi router to improve wifi coverage to the garage.

https://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggImage/ProductImage/33-122-818-07.jpg

If you find it keeps disconnecting itself from the internet for no reason, then let me know... I've fought that battle and (semi) won :)

McBryce.

Out of curiosity, are you using PPPoE authentication on your Netgear?

Yup.

McBryce.
 
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