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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44400 on: December 08, 2019, 03:26:57 pm »
that's where I first ran into R+S (EK-56, my all time favorite).
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44401 on: December 08, 2019, 04:18:37 pm »
R+S, yes  :popcorn:   :horse:

 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44402 on: December 08, 2019, 04:23:15 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44403 on: December 08, 2019, 04:24:23 pm »
BD139 please insert any fuse, when the lead battery makes a shorting that is no fun
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44404 on: December 08, 2019, 04:27:24 pm »


EZ12 as EZ11...

-> test <-
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44405 on: December 08, 2019, 04:27:29 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
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Oh, cool. I did that in my first job.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44406 on: December 08, 2019, 04:29:23 pm »
BD139 please insert any fuse, when the lead battery makes a shorting that is no fun

Yeah I agree there. I have the fuse holder and fuses here already to go in. Just haven't got around to it  :-DD.

The one on the cardboard breadboard has a PTC you can't see.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44407 on: December 08, 2019, 04:31:31 pm »
I give it 1:3 odds he bothers before a highly amusing sizzle/smoke event occurs.  :-DD

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44408 on: December 08, 2019, 04:31:38 pm »
replacement stabi 1 of 2, the new one is also 7475 but DARIO, another outfit.

-> test <-

 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44409 on: December 08, 2019, 04:39:47 pm »
-> test <-

oscillating anywhere UHF but not 1kHz  :popcorn:
Typical for tube gear repairs, I will find it.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44410 on: December 08, 2019, 04:43:23 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
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Oh, cool. I did that in my first job.

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You suck! Freaking wise asses.  :rant: :-DD You're gonna force me to Google...ain't ya?  :scared:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44411 on: December 08, 2019, 04:45:31 pm »
After months of enjoyable and satisfying work I have come to this point:

All 11 pieces of Tek equipment (9 scopes, 2 generators) are functional and calibrated as best I can.
All 3 non-Tek scopes are functional and calibrated.
All 5 frequency counters functional and calibrated.
All 10 DMM's functional and calibrated.
All my other assorted equipment has no issues.

The only stinker in the bunch (and not included in the above totals) is the 485 with the unfixable trigger issue. It's sitting in the closet either awaiting a trigger board from a parts unit or it's a potential sacrifice if the other 485 goes boom. I've been cruising Ebay for a parts unit but so far no joy. The parts surplus place in NJ that I've done biz with several times has 3. Two don't power up and one does. All have busted knobs. But they want $150 USD each for them. Way too much. At $75 USD I might bite. If they are still for sale after Xmas I might throw them a low ball offer.

So want to lay bets on what is gonna release magic smoke first? Currently just have a few minor projects to complete but nothing major. Hopefully this coming week the Hakko FM-203 shows up. Will definitely be a cool toy and I'll certainly do a tear down show and tell.  :-+
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44412 on: December 08, 2019, 04:55:35 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
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Oh, cool. I did that in my first job.

.. ..-. .- .. .-.. . -.. -- .. ... . .-. .- -... .-.. -.-- ... . ...- . .-. .- .-.. - .. -- . ... .- -. -.. .. .- -- -. --- .-- .- ... .... .- -- . .-.. . ... ... .- -... ..- ... . .-. --- ..-. --- -. .-.. .. -. . - .-. .- -. ... .-.. .- - --- .-. ...

mnem
.-.. .. -.-. -.- -- . ·-·-·- .. - ... --- -.- .- -.-- .. -- -.. -.-. ·-·-·- ---··· .--.

You suck! Freaking wise asses.  :rant: :-DD You're gonna force me to Google...ain't ya?  :scared:


nah, no need.
I said that I did that in my first job. And he replied that he failed miserably several times and now shamelessly uses online translators.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44413 on: December 08, 2019, 04:58:27 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
Quote from: Saskia
Oh, cool. I did that in my first job.

.. ..-. .- .. .-.. . -.. -- .. ... . .-. .- -... .-.. -.-- ... . ...- . .-. .- .-.. - .. -- . ... .- -. -.. .. .- -- -. --- .-- .- ... .... .- -- . .-.. . ... ... .- -... ..- ... . .-. --- ..-. --- -. .-.. .. -. . - .-. .- -. ... .-.. .- - --- .-. ...

mnem
.-.. .. -.-. -.- -- . ·-·-·- .. - ... --- -.- .- -.-- .. -- -.. -.-. ·-·-·- ---··· .--.

You suck! Freaking wise asses.  :rant: :-DD You're gonna force me to Google...ain't ya?  :scared:


nah, no need.
I said that I did that in my first job. And he replied that he failed miserably several times and now shamelessly uses online translators.

Thanks!  :-+ And Mnem is correct. He has no shame.  >:D ;D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44414 on: December 08, 2019, 05:05:01 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...
..--.. .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -... ..--..

.. ... / - .... .- - / -... --- - .... / -.-- --- ..- .-. / ..-. .. .-. ... - / .- -. -.. / .-.. .- ... - / .--- --- -... ... ..--..

And yes, I cheated with an online Morse translator otherwise I'd have been here all week...
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44415 on: December 08, 2019, 05:08:41 pm »
I had to use the online translator as well because I can’t do dots and dashes. It’s a musical language not a written one :)

Learning from the dots and dashes is poison.
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44416 on: December 08, 2019, 05:09:16 pm »
After months of enjoyable and satisfying work I have come to this point:

All 11 pieces of Tek equipment (9 scopes, 2 generators) are functional and calibrated as best I can.
All 3 non-Tek scopes are functional and calibrated.
All 5 frequency counters functional and calibrated.
All 10 DMM's functional and calibrated.
All my other assorted equipment has no issues.

The only stinker in the bunch (and not included in the above totals) is the 485 with the unfixable trigger issue. It's sitting in the closet either awaiting a trigger board from a parts unit or it's a potential sacrifice if the other 485 goes boom. I've been cruising Ebay for a parts unit but so far no joy. The parts surplus place in NJ that I've done biz with several times has 3. Two don't power up and one does. All have busted knobs. But they want $150 USD each for them. Way too much. At $75 USD I might bite. If they are still for sale after Xmas I might throw them a low ball offer.

So want to lay bets on what is gonna release magic smoke first? Currently just have a few minor projects to complete but nothing major. Hopefully this coming week the Hakko FM-203 shows up. Will definitely be a cool toy and I'll certainly do a tear down show and tell.  :-+

med, that's impressive.  my repair/refurbish rate is about a tenth of yours and, after the 184 is dragging it lower.  ::)
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44417 on: December 08, 2019, 05:10:07 pm »
I had to use the online translator as well because I can’t do dots and dashes. It’s a musical language not a written one :)

Learning from the dots and dashes is poison.

yup. i looked at that line and averted my eyes so as not to set my CW learning back a year.   ;D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44418 on: December 08, 2019, 05:13:12 pm »
dec 24 the SAQ will send the yearly christmas message,  17,2kHz  CW

good luck  :)
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44419 on: December 08, 2019, 05:15:52 pm »
It’s a musical language not a written one :)

Or a visual one. Telegraph operators used to watch the needle of a meter (+/- polarity on the line) and of course navies the world around still use the old signal lamps.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44420 on: December 08, 2019, 05:17:20 pm »
--- .... -.-. --- --- .-.. --..-- .. -.. .. -.. - .... .. ... .. -. -- -.-- .-.. .. .-. ... - .--- --- -...

OK, for those of us who are CW ignorant what does it say?
Quote from: Saskia
Oh, cool. I did that in my first job.

.. ..-. .- .. .-.. . -.. -- .. ... . .-. .- -... .-.. -.-- ... . ...- . .-. .- .-.. - .. -- . ... .- -. -.. .. .- -- -. --- .-- .- ... .... .- -- . .-.. . ... ... .- -... ..- ... . .-. --- ..-. --- -. .-.. .. -. . - .-. .- -. ... .-.. .- - --- .-. ...

mnem
.-.. .. -.-. -.- -- . ·-·-·- .. - ... --- -.- .- -.-- .. -- -.. -.-. ·-·-·- ---··· .--.

You suck! Freaking wise asses.  :rant: :-DD You're gonna force me to Google...ain't ya?  :scared:


nah, no need.
I said that I did that in my first job. And he replied that he failed miserably several times and now shamelessly uses online translators.

Thanks!  :-+ And Mnem is correct. He has no shame.  >:D ;D

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44421 on: December 08, 2019, 05:22:52 pm »
In Other News...

   

Since y'all failed so miserably in "Talking me down",  :-DD I ordered the Hantek 6022BL (6022BE w/incorporated SALAE Clone LA) as it was like $6 more. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/283389063707 Might get to me by Christmas.  :o

   While I was doing that, the little gnomes at fleaBay popped this on my screen for $2.49... intrigued, I got one on its way. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/123759303930

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44422 on: December 08, 2019, 05:28:14 pm »
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #44424 on: December 08, 2019, 05:37:17 pm »
blue led in a nixie instrument?
The owner must be (kompostiert)
 
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