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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70725 on: September 29, 2020, 04:44:25 pm »


I've a bunch of old microwave proximity sensors, if anyone wants to play with one. Yours for the price of postage.


That sounds entertaining, shall I PM you?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70726 on: September 29, 2020, 04:49:03 pm »
mnem
"...Wondering where I am, I'm lost without you.

I dispute that my language was rude in any way. I am totally aware of the special sense of "productive" in this forum. It means more, funnier and sillier TEA stuff. All for it !
But is time to get out of the Tek time loop.  8) Otherwise Alzheimer will come and get you, definitively. 


He passed your home recently?
I would never have guessed this.
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"...Wondering where I am, I'm lost without you..."

I dispute that my language was rude in any way. I am totally aware of the special sense of "productive" in this forum. It means more, funnier and sillier TEA stuff. All for it !
But is time to get out of the Tek time loop.  8) Otherwise Alzheimer will come and get you, definitively. 
He passed your home recently?
I would never have guessed this.

@FransW:

Dude... you have GOT to be more careful when cutting/pasting quotes. What you posted was nigh-indecipherable... and I was involved in that original conversation.  :-DD

Then, when others respond to that post, it makes the fustercluck even fusty-err...  :wtf:

Cheers,

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70727 on: September 29, 2020, 04:49:38 pm »
Med, at least you do remember.
Your TEK's do not.
They were fabricated before the discovery of memories.

Lots of weirdness going on here the last few days. You guys need to lay off the skunky beer or whatever it is you're smoking.  :o :P :-DD

Or join these guys for a long walk.    ;D ;D


Yep, some of the lyrics on those songs are a bit suspect today, but at the time they were topical.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70728 on: September 29, 2020, 04:55:15 pm »
Med, at least you do remember.
Your TEK's do not.
They were fabricated before the discovery of memories.

Frans, the old Teks had no memories, but analog *Storage* slowly bleaching out.  >:D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70729 on: September 29, 2020, 04:58:40 pm »


I've a bunch of old microwave proximity sensors, if anyone wants to play with one. Yours for the price of postage.


That sounds entertaining, shall I PM you?

Sure thing!


Okaaaayyy...  :o

In all honesty, I think maybe I'd prefer if it were that nukular flashlight Fry & Bender were faffing about with...  ???

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Oh come on dude... they are in the milliwatt range at most.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70730 on: September 29, 2020, 05:01:27 pm »
Not TE but a general question...



If i put this on my kitchen ceiling will it automaticly defrost my checken?    :-DD

No, but the sensor can detect you through walls, doors and floors unless they are thick concrete or metal,
constantly requiring me to explain to clients that they are not on all the time.

I've a bunch of old microwave proximity motion (they were used as proximity sensors in the application) sensors, if anyone wants to play with one. Yours for the price of postage.

Microwave sensors, product of the devil. They were often used in schools and because the things can sense you through walls, it would mean that lights in adjacent classrooms etc would often be ON even when there was nobody in the rooms. Much rather have the passive Infra-red sensors but of course they did not have the range of the microwave ones, thus slaves would be required to provide adequate coverage in classrooms and classrooms etc.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70732 on: September 29, 2020, 05:15:02 pm »

.... The beauty plasticky and the BEAST !!!  >:D



I can see a beauty and a BEAST (both are the same but it's not plasticky at all). But what excactly is this other thing there on top of the BEAST? What's the translation of "Chinaböller" (literally a fire cracker from china)?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70734 on: September 29, 2020, 05:42:05 pm »
Not my best video for sure.... do not even know why i bought the thing..
But you can see my Dad's old Tek 475 in the back, and its mine now  :-+



Yeah, buy cheapness, cry often. Wonder what it would take to fix it up to something resembling quality.

Given that I paid a bit too much for a decade set (1,10,100,1000 Ω) of DDR and Austrian origin, quality costs, so at least double purchase price, I guess..

It's also interesting what a Kelvin setup would yield in terms of measurement precision.

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« Reply #70736 on: September 29, 2020, 05:45:48 pm »
Remove the antivirus software and try again  :-DD

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70737 on: September 29, 2020, 05:49:42 pm »

I note that broken 34401A is up to £80-odd, with an hour to go.[/color][/size][/b]
Yeh, watch that price jump up soon, it has 65 watchers on it FFS
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70738 on: September 29, 2020, 05:50:30 pm »
Remove the antivirus software and try again  :-DD

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Nope, nothing doing, its a risk to far that one.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70739 on: September 29, 2020, 05:53:33 pm »
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70740 on: September 29, 2020, 06:00:14 pm »
Okaaaayyy...  :o

In all honesty, I think maybe I'd prefer if it were that nukular flashlight Fry & Bender were faffing about with...  ???

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Oh come on dude... they are in the milliwatt range at most.

Microwave sensors, product of the devil. They were often used in schools and because the things can sense you through walls, it would mean that lights in adjacent classrooms etc would often be ON even when there was nobody in the rooms. Much rather have the passive Infra-red sensors but of course they did not have the range of the microwave ones, thus slaves would be required to provide adequate coverage in classrooms and classrooms etc.

Actually, it was Specmaster's point above I was talking aboot. In the long run, I think that nukular flashlight would cause less misery...  :palm:

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70741 on: September 29, 2020, 06:04:44 pm »
Okaaaayyy...  :o

In all honesty, I think maybe I'd prefer if it were that nukular flashlight Fry & Bender were faffing about with...  ???

mnem
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Oh come on dude... they are in the milliwatt range at most.

Microwave sensors, product of the devil. They were often used in schools and because the things can sense you through walls, it would mean that lights in adjacent classrooms etc would often be ON even when there was nobody in the rooms. Much rather have the passive Infra-red sensors but of course they did not have the range of the microwave ones, thus slaves would be required to provide adequate coverage in classrooms and classrooms etc.

Actually, it was Specmaster's point above I was talking aboot. In the long run, I think that nukular flashlight would cause less misery...  :palm:

mnem
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I agree, when you think that young children are exposed to that kind of radiation for all the time they are at school, it might well in the milliwatt power area, but added to the natural levels of radiation and for the amount of exposure that is a step too far in my view. 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70742 on: September 29, 2020, 06:23:13 pm »

I note that broken 34401A is up to £80-odd, with an hour to go.[/color][/size][/b]
Yeh, watch that price jump up soon, it has 65 watchers on it FFS

Seems way too much money for the risk, sold for £166 + p&p.  :-//

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70743 on: September 29, 2020, 06:28:00 pm »
LOL who the fuck would pay that.

Still considering that working one. Just sold enough shit to cover it.  :-DD
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70744 on: September 29, 2020, 06:43:44 pm »
Remove the antivirus software and try again  :-DD

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Nope, nothing doing, its a risk to far that one.

My point is that if you remove it, windows defender will do its thing and that’s a perfectly good AV system that doesn’t go fucking mental every two minutes.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70745 on: September 29, 2020, 06:48:57 pm »
LOL who the fuck would pay that.

Still considering that working one. Just sold enough shit to cover it.  :-DD

I'm happy enough with the extra £61 I paid for that filthy one, at least it works*, was a bit disappointed they cleaned it before sending it though. By the way most TE at work ends up just as dirrty, so I'm kind of used to it.

*Just need to get round to ordering a fuse cap for it, someone lost it & inserted the test lead there instead.  :palm:

David

P.S. Managed to buy a cheap dual PSU at lunchtime.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70746 on: September 29, 2020, 06:51:53 pm »
Ah that’s the seller I bought my 6294A off. Fingers crossed for you as he sent mine Collect+  :scared:

I paid £220 for my last 34401A.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70747 on: September 29, 2020, 06:53:47 pm »
Hopefully it'll be OK, I reminded them to pack it so that it doesn't get trashed by the courier (DHL) as the recent one did with GSP.

It has the same OVP crowbar option as yours, just need to find some normal controls for it.

David
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70748 on: September 29, 2020, 06:56:02 pm »

P.S. Managed to buy a cheap dual PSU at lunchtime.



If it's working that's a really good price. Congratulations!

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #70749 on: September 29, 2020, 06:59:18 pm »
Remove the antivirus software and try again  :-DD

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Nope, nothing doing, its a risk to far that one.

My point is that if you remove it, windows defender will do its thing and that’s a perfectly good AV system that doesn’t go fucking mental every two minutes.

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