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by mso
Sun Aug 22, 2004 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camera to put in a Christmas model train?
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

Re: Best camera to put in a Christmas model train?

Thanks, I think this one will do it.<p>http://www.polarisusa.com/cgi-bin/view_ ... late_id=11<p> But I'd like to see a sample first. I'll write and ask them.<p>Mark
by mso
Sun Aug 22, 2004 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camera to put in a Christmas model train?
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

Best camera to put in a Christmas model train?

Every year we set up a lot of Christmas houses and a while back I got a large remote control train to go through them, we set up sort of a town. last year I took the last car of the train apart and stuck my camcorder on to it, the shots were varied but not great overall. This year (I'm planning earl...
by mso
Tue Sep 30, 2003 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camera recomendation for xmas train?
Replies: 9
Views: 1765

Re: Best camera recomendation for xmas train?

I will, thanks. That is the type of project that will be fun to do and get a lot of ohhhs.. and ahhs... from the reletives (one of the prime reasons I do this sort of thing :) .<p>Now all I have to do is build some really long track, only 8 feet came with the set, but the tracks are merely guides, n...
by mso
Mon Sep 29, 2003 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camera recomendation for xmas train?
Replies: 9
Views: 1765

Re: Best camera recomendation for xmas train?

I checked the x10 web sight, is this<p> http://www.x10.com/products/x10_vk45ac.htm <p>the camera you mentioned? The camera part looks small enough, but I'm worried about the antenna. it might be difficult to cram in, is there a problem if you detached the antenna and move it a away from the transmit...
by mso
Sun Sep 28, 2003 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best camera recomendation for xmas train?
Replies: 9
Views: 1765

Best camera recomendation for xmas train?

Years ago my mother started getting little christmas houses for christmas. Well she kept getting them to the point where they now fill our entire front hallway (30 feet long, 15 feet wide, 15 feet high). I have a radio contoled railroad set and last year I took the top off of the rear car and strapp...
by mso
Sun Sep 28, 2003 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old test meter need repair and callibration?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Old test meter need repair and callibration?

Thanks, I got the skematic for the series 3, but when I check on the five I got a file download that has as it's extension .djvu file. Does anyone know what sort of file that is? I have tried opening it with simple text, internet explorer but without sucess.<p>I guess given a choice I'll go as far a...
by mso
Sat Sep 27, 2003 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old test meter need repair and callibration?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Old test meter need repair and callibration?

Thanks, I will check out the sights. The best time I've found to do it is 4 am to 7 am sunday mornings, if you are on the east coast that is. Traffic seems to be minimal then.<p>Mark
by mso
Sat Sep 27, 2003 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old test meter need repair and callibration?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Old test meter need repair and callibration?

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr> Hi, Mark. Specific information invites specific answers (or even possibly scanned copies of schematics). Is it a 260, 270, or what? <hr></blockquote><p> Sorry, I should have put that down. I did some more work on them...
by mso
Fri Sep 26, 2003 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old test meter need repair and callibration?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Old test meter need repair and callibration?

I've found a pair of Simpson VOMs that are in need of calibration I think, I tested them at 10 volts on the 10 volt range and while one did ok the other needle did not return all the way to the starting point. Also they seem to need a battery that is a half inch longer than a double A. Can anyone he...