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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76775 on: December 05, 2020, 10:57:08 am »
So only 500 odd pages behind  ;D Not Dead nor is anyone around me, my ratbag Brothers Kidney Transplant is settled down and a state of semi normality seems to be returning.

On a TEA note seems I brought a 19" Slimline Anchor tonight with age typical ACal memory issues also has a 202 error for good measure. Add to that calibration $ needed and an absolute 'bargain'  :palm:

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76776 on: December 05, 2020, 11:07:56 am »
Good to see you back Bean and did you spot you now have a sticky thread ?  :clap:
Bit more been added to it in your absence.

Oh and BTW, popped one of your Oz furry imports tonight before he could consider keeping us awake.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76777 on: December 05, 2020, 11:11:18 am »
I suspect I need to do some serious work to the index posts then  ::) Tomorrow job along with removing dust and cobwebs over a few coffees/beers.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76778 on: December 05, 2020, 11:14:11 am »
Discord in the morning Bean or a bit early for you ?
We have a sparky coming...yep he works 7 days as he's so damn busy.....so I'll pass.

Oh another BTW, how's ma and mutt ?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76779 on: December 05, 2020, 11:16:43 am »
Well, multimeters certainly have a habit of multiplying.  I picked up another one earlier today.

Multimeters?

Try oscilloscopes!! I have 5 of them in the lab right now.  :-DD
Leaners !   ::)
Looking at 2 boxes totalling 8 and another 20 something are coming.  :P
1 less by tomorrow now it seems.  ;)

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76780 on: December 05, 2020, 11:18:52 am »
Well, multimeters certainly have a habit of multiplying.  I picked up another one earlier today.

Multimeters?

Try oscilloscopes!! I have 5 of them in the lab right now.  :-DD
Leaners !   ::)
Looking at 2 boxes totalling 8 and another 20 something are coming.  :P
1 less by tomorrow now it seems.  ;)

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I didn't count the demo units....that's another 6 !  :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76781 on: December 05, 2020, 11:27:58 am »
Dropped my phone down the toilet bits morning. Kill me  :palm:
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76782 on: December 05, 2020, 11:31:29 am »
Ah Bean!  Good to see you hadn't gone down the plughole.  Your absence has been noticed.

Been missing some enabling ... so much so, I dished out some notes on a 6643A ex Dave's lab.  Unfortunately, is has the Agilent name on it ... but it was there - and I was there - and Dave accepted my offer.......
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76783 on: December 05, 2020, 11:32:09 am »
Dropped my phone down the toilet bits morning. Kill me  :palm:
There's a shit start to the day.
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76784 on: December 05, 2020, 11:43:45 am »
Dropped my phone down the toilet bits morning. Kill me  :palm:
There's a shit start to the day.

It's an iPhone, it's where it belongs. Don't forget to flush!

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76785 on: December 05, 2020, 11:46:29 am »
Water and turd proof fortunately. Has been washed  :-DD

Edit: functionally fine. Although not sure I want it now  :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76786 on: December 05, 2020, 12:57:16 pm »
So only 500 odd pages behind  ;D Not Dead nor is anyone around me, my ratbag Brothers Kidney Transplant is settled down and a state of semi normality seems to be returning.

On a TEA note seems I brought a 19" Slimline Anchor tonight with age typical ACal memory issues also has a 202 error for good measure. Add to that calibration $ needed and an absolute 'bargain'  :palm:

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76787 on: December 05, 2020, 12:58:38 pm »
Water and turd proof fortunately. Has been washed  :-DD

Edit: functionally fine. Although not sure I want it now  :-DD

My life is not that important that I need to bring my phone with me when I take a dump.  :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76788 on: December 05, 2020, 01:00:21 pm »
For any of our denizens in CONUS that like spraypainting anything Tek blue, get your credit card out pronto... Tektronix spray paint Tek Blue. Many available, old tek grey also available.



It will be a cold day in hell before I'll pay $25 USD plus shipping for a can of spray paint. I'll stick with the Krylon. 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76789 on: December 05, 2020, 01:02:28 pm »
Saskia, how's hubby?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76790 on: December 05, 2020, 01:07:22 pm »
Water and turd proof fortunately. Has been washed  :-DD

Edit: functionally fine. Although not sure I want it now  :-DD

My life is not that important that I need to bring my phone with me when I take a dump.  :-DD

Yeah I don’t either. However it was hanging out of my pocket when I was pulling my trousers up  :palm:
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76791 on: December 05, 2020, 02:07:02 pm »
Water and turd proof fortunately. Has been washed  :-DD

Edit: functionally fine. Although not sure I want it now  :-DD

My life is not that important that I need to bring my phone with me when I take a dump.  :-DD

Yeah I don’t either. However it was hanging out of my pocket when I was pulling my trousers up  :palm:

Yet another lesson you could have learnt from IT crowd...



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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76792 on: December 05, 2020, 02:13:05 pm »
It will be a cold day in hell before I'll pay $25 USD plus shipping for a can of spray paint. I'll stick with the Krylon.

What's the cost of a tin of Krylon then?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76793 on: December 05, 2020, 02:18:31 pm »
It will be a cold day in hell before I'll pay $25 USD plus shipping for a can of spray paint. I'll stick with the Krylon.

What's the cost of a tin of Krylon then?

$5 per can.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76794 on: December 05, 2020, 02:21:52 pm »
Oof, quite a difference!
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76795 on: December 05, 2020, 02:51:35 pm »
Dropped my phone down the toilet bits morning. Kill me  :palm:   ...Water and turd proof fortunately. Has been washed  :-DD   Edit: functionally fine. Although not sure I want it now  :-DD
My life is not that important that I need to bring my phone with me when I take a dump.  :-DD
Yeah I don’t either. However it was hanging out of my pocket when I was pulling my trousers up  :palm:

I'm sorry buddy... I didn't mean to infect your life with my fApple woes.  :-[ Alack and alas, the intardNet is the universal vector...  :P

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76796 on: December 05, 2020, 03:12:25 pm »
So only 500 odd pages behind  ;D Not Dead nor is anyone around me, my ratbag Brothers Kidney Transplant is settled down and a state of semi normality seems to be returning.

On a TEA note seems I brought a 19" Slimline Anchor tonight with age typical ACal memory issues also has a 202 error for good measure. Add to that calibration $ needed and an absolute 'bargain'  :palm:[attachimg=1]

TIMMEH!!!

Welcome back to the Dark Side, buddy; we missed ye. I'd hug ya, but I know how you hate dragon breath.  :-DD

Ratbag brother... kidney...? Were YOU the donor...?  :o

One thing you need to know aboot, before you post any more pics; eevBlog did a SMF update a few months ago, which introduced yet another bug; the image handling database here is pretty well borked. Dave has disabled the inline image plugin to try and fix it (you have to use [ img]imgxxx.jpg[/img] tags for inline attachments now), and if you don't want your images to become a scrambled mess going back over pages and pages of your posting history (the bug is recursive; joy!) you need to make sure to never use the first slot in the attachments drop-down, always skip to the second.

See here in the server error reporting thread:

Yeah... eevBlog has had a wandering singularity ever since the last software update; it randomly erases pics from our current timeline. When the singularity eats a pic, it is "unmade" as if it never existed; which makes every pic associated with a user that came after that shift down a slot in the database. ;)  Much hilarity ensues.  :-DD

The "Skip the First" slot workaround casts a warding spell which usually works unless the server daemons are especially overloaded by high numbers of visitors to a thread; the singularity seems especially attracted to the busiest threads. *

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76797 on: December 05, 2020, 03:15:04 pm »
Saskia, how's hubby?

Ditto from the Great White North...

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76798 on: December 05, 2020, 03:21:18 pm »
Well, multimeters certainly have a habit of multiplying.  I picked up another one earlier today.
Multimeters? Try oscilloscopes!! I have 5 of them in the lab right now.  :-DD
That's the necessary precondition for having 6 scopes.

Didn't you guys read the dependencies list for TEA...? It's right there on the first page.  :-DD

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #76799 on: December 05, 2020, 03:22:50 pm »
#1Got a RARE microphone calibration equipment, B&K 4142 i could not resist to make some "nude" photos:
 
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