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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23400 on: January 24, 2019, 12:40:03 am »
is this the thread also for those who are addicted to multimeters?

If you have at least one nixie meter, welcome! Im a rookie here, I know nothing really, but like to chat

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23401 on: January 24, 2019, 12:41:25 am »
is this the thread also for those who are addicted to multimeters?
No, goodbye.
Just kidding;
https://www.eevblog.com/forum/chat/show-your-multimeter!/

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23402 on: January 24, 2019, 12:42:50 am »
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23403 on: January 24, 2019, 12:43:34 am »
is this the thread also for those who are addicted to multimeters?

Define addiction? My Dozen or so makes me an casual user not an addict like those with a real problem :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23404 on: January 24, 2019, 12:47:49 am »
we DEMAND pictures of the stash!

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23405 on: January 24, 2019, 01:05:19 am »
this is a real multimeter.... (*edit: I refuse to even wipe it down, that dust is older than me.)


another edit, added its ohmic counter-part
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23406 on: January 24, 2019, 01:23:59 am »
Thanks for the replies

I got an analogue multimeter as first meter.... a pocket one and a recent one, offered

https://www.eevblog.com/forum/chat/show-your-multimeter!/?action=dlattach;attach=485816

and yes it is on show the multimeter.... I like to work with multimeters but that is something like from other era.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23407 on: January 24, 2019, 02:01:35 am »
Does that 7A18A work and how much you want for it? It would be perfect for my OS-245 (7603N).
Here I go thinking we're friends, and you insult me?  >:( What gives? <---Just kidding, I am not insulted, trying to be funny
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23408 on: January 24, 2019, 02:09:20 am »


It's here. Like brand freaking new in the retail box; all papers and caps and everything. No dust, no lint, no evidence it's ever been disassembled. Even left the all the protective skins for me to peel off!  :-DD Doesn't smell like its ever been overheated; I'm looking for something my PC can run that can actually make the thing break a sweat...

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23409 on: January 24, 2019, 02:11:22 am »
That is a serious piece of hardware. Are you sure the PC supply has enough headroom to power it?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23410 on: January 24, 2019, 02:14:37 am »
Go render some 4K video and see how it goes. I need to spend some fairly serious $ on a new PC and card as this one is horrid to render even HD on. I promise I won't play games on it honest  >:D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23411 on: January 24, 2019, 02:19:37 am »
is this the thread also for those who are addicted to multimeters?

Define addiction? My Dozen or so makes me an casual user not an addict like those with a real problem :-DD

Then I must simply be a Luddite at a paltry 9, though 2 may not count since they are Anengs.  But I have 4 HP bench meters, does that mean anything? I almost bought a 5th, but the bill for my outpatient procedure to remove the stone in the bile duct came in. Holy Shitballs, was that expensive.  |O |O |O
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23412 on: January 24, 2019, 02:23:46 am »


It's here. Like brand freaking new in the retail box; all papers and caps and everything. No dust, no lint, no evidence it's ever been disassembled. Even left the all the protective skins for me to peel off!  :-DD Doesn't smell like its ever been overheated; I'm looking for something my PC can run that can actually make the thing break a sweat...

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Very nice, especially for that money.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23413 on: January 24, 2019, 02:26:35 am »
Go render some 4K video and see how it goes. I need to spend some fairly serious $ on a new PC and card as this one is horrid to render even HD on. I promise I won't play games on it honest  >:D

I don't game and I'm not 4K capable so my media PC gets along just fine with this pip squeak of a video card.  :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23414 on: January 24, 2019, 03:03:13 am »
To hot on the bench to do anymore TEA for the day. Got the 100V+ multi tapped transformer sorted for my Curve Tracer project. 2pm is a bit early for Beer (not really) but time for a double shot iced Coffee as the temperature continues to climb.  :phew:

Could Extreme Tea at +40 C or below 0 C become a thing  :)
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23415 on: January 24, 2019, 03:05:27 am »
Could Extreme Tea at +40 C or below 0 C become a thing  :)

Oh shit! EXTREME T.E.A. Time to get the calibration gear on a chopper.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23416 on: January 24, 2019, 03:36:05 am »
That is a serious piece of hardware. Are you sure the PC supply has enough headroom to power it?

This was my gaming rig til about 7 years ago; when the MB poofied it got rebuilt into a generic mid-tower as my daily driver. OCZ 450-12U was a pretty stout power supply for its time; actually a derated 550W PSU. But 240 watts for the card and 135 watts for my antique 1055T are still gonna push it, IF I actually find some software that will run on my old beast that CAN make the card break a sweat.



My problems are a little more primal now; I'm gonna need a really, really long shoehorn for this one.  :-DD

I'm hoping I can skate a little longer on this build; I wanna make an even decade on that 1055T & 16GB of Crucial Ballistix DDR3.  I'll spring for a new case if I have to... but if I have to go new MB, I'm gonna just buy something 8700-8800K or better used and beat it like a rented mule.

https://youtu.be/J8ja79SlA-g

In all honesty, I should be able to get by just fine with what I have. I don't need that much; just a lot more than my old GT640 can do. I'm looking to run a flight sim on Steam at 1080P, not some 4K twitch-trigger First Person Shooter boolsheet. Linus did almost the same exact thing I'm doing in the video above, just to show that prehistoric hardware can still perform if upgraded with modern graphics cards. The Q9550 he uses is as old and 2 fewer cores than my 1055T; and I know for a fact I can run it at 3.8GHz all day with that Silent Copper cooler.

I think it's gonna be an interesting experiment!

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23417 on: January 24, 2019, 03:53:27 am »
Extreme temp TEA here (Adelaide) we just hit 46.2C! 
Thanks for air-conditioning!
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23418 on: January 24, 2019, 03:58:38 am »
This was my gaming rig til about 7 years ago; when the MB poofied it got rebuilt into as my daily driver. OCZ 450-12Uwas a pretty stout power supply for its time; actually a derated 550W PSU. But 240 watts for the card and 135 watts for my antique 1055T are still gonna push it, IF I actually find some software that will run on my old beast that CAN make the card break a sweat.
Be careful though. 7 years is quite old for a power supply. You wouldn't want it murdering your new card.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23419 on: January 24, 2019, 04:06:20 am »
Extreme temp TEA here (Adelaide) we just hit 46.2C! 
Thanks for air-conditioning!

At 42.5 C and still climbing and what Air Con  :phew:

If extreme Ironing can be a thing Extreme TEA has merit too. First person to stand in the Ocean and use a multi kV power supply wins  >:D

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23420 on: January 24, 2019, 04:19:56 am »
This was my gaming rig til about 7 years ago; when the MB poofied it got rebuilt into as my daily driver. OCZ 450-12Uwas a pretty stout power supply for its time; actually a derated 550W PSU. But 240 watts for the card and 135 watts for my antique 1055T are still gonna push it, IF I actually find some software that will run on my old beast that CAN make the card break a sweat.
Be careful though. 7 years is quite old for a power supply. You wouldn't want it murdering your new card.

   Naah... PSU is more like 3-4 years old; the Thermaltake 660W it replaced was what killed the last MB. That 1055T & 16GB have been in 4 different MBs, and 3 different cases... and 3 different OSes. I'm wondering if I have the old Chieftec Dragon from when I first built it buried in the garage... I know I brought it from San Antonio out of nostalgia, but don't know if it made the trip TO Houston a few years later.

If I find that case, I'll have plenty of room to sister in one of my 750-900W server PSUs to feed the beast. That OCZ never had it so easy; plus IIRC, it has PFC but not quite 80+ rating.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23421 on: January 24, 2019, 04:30:44 am »
What the fuck, Ebay? Displaying an item cost and shipping cost in the purchases section and then suddenly having a higher combined price at checkout isn't very cool. That feels an awful lot like ambushing people who don't pay too much attention in the second screen.
 

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« Reply #23422 on: January 24, 2019, 04:51:49 am »


Welp... If I don't find anything better in the garage, believe it or not the damn thing WILL fit in this old HP MediaCenter PC from way back when before Roku stalked the earth...  :-DD

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Re: OT: Stupid Human Tricks!!!
« Reply #23423 on: January 24, 2019, 05:05:34 am »


Welp... If I don't find anything better in the garage, believe it or not the damn thing WILL fit in this old HP MediaCenter PC from way back when before Roku stalked the earth...  :-DD

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #23424 on: January 24, 2019, 06:01:25 am »
is this the thread also for those who are addicted to multimeters?

I'm not addicted. I can quit any time.





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