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by Deac_1
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4 bulb trick and...........
Replies: 13
Views: 3381

Re: 4 bulb trick and...........

Hi Dac,

You must be a walking, talking electronic magazine index! Thanks for all your efforts...I wonder if I have that edition buried in the dungeon somewhere?

Kerry
by Deac_1
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4 bulb trick and...........
Replies: 13
Views: 3381

4 bulb trick and...........

Hi, Ok I give, does anyone know how this works??? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGm5_uo5cHQ&feature=related And, on a similar note, in an article in one of the now defunct electronics magazine there was a DYI to make a two bulb magic trick that used bulbs, switches and diodes (installed in the swit...
by Deac_1
Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about relays..
Replies: 9
Views: 1424

Re: Question about relays..

[quote="Lenp"]Solid state switching is the key here! Either use SSR's off the shelf or a triac/optocoupler combo. Look at MOC30210 for ideas and circuits. Len[/quot Yup, that's likely what I will end up doing..A couple of interesting things. I had a snubber circuit consisting of a a 100 ohm resistor...
by Deac_1
Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Re: Project (Night light)

Looks like it's an ad for a Russian triple X site or something similar...
by Deac_1
Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Re: Project (Night light)

sorry, never found the article.. best i could do for you is to draw out a schematic. if you like i can do it sometime soon then try to post it here.. No need for the schematic..but thanks anyways.. A little more INFO....maybe. It appears that the article may have appeared in the March, 1995 issue o...
by Deac_1
Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about relays..
Replies: 9
Views: 1424

Re: Question about relays..

Hi, Ok a little clarification is in order. The reason the tree is 75 feet from the Mr Christmas (heretofore referred to as "MC") is that the MC controls lights on the house and front yard. Tree is in the lot next door. As for implementation, (read hack design!) The MC has six AC receptacles (driven ...
by Deac_1
Sun Jan 09, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine

well, wouldn't you know it...I guess 13 years was to long. The gray code , 4 bit, rotary encoder from Digikey is NLA...(CT3003-ND). I wonder if someone else makes a sub....
by Deac_1
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Re:

dacflyer wrote:sorry, totally forgot about it ...i will try to find time and dig for it again...
Checking back for my two year (approx) update... :grin:

Any luck??? (grin)

Kerry
by Deac_1
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine

Well what do you know.... found it in my 'pile of magazines' Turned out to be longer ago then I thought... October 1998! ~~~~> CeaSaR , Truth be told I HAVEN"T built that night light yet...however I would still like to find the original article. I know I had it, but what happened to it after that......
by Deac_1
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Second Q, consturction article in ??? magazine

Hello again, Looking for a construction article that appeared in one of the many electronic hobbyist magazines several years ago. It was a remote reading wind direction indicator that used a gray code, rotary switch in the sending unit and LEDSs to display the cardinal points of the compass in the r...
by Deac_1
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about relays..
Replies: 9
Views: 1424

Question about relays..

Fist a little introduction. I was on this forum a LONG time ago. Forgot my PW, life got in the way etc. The end result is that it's been a long time since my last visit. I have a rudimentary background in electronics and have just enough knowledge to be truly dangerous.. :shock: I have two questions...
by Deac_1
Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: looking for emerson service manual - not owners manual.
Replies: 22
Views: 1887

Buy it here for around $8.00 (download)

http://www.servicemanuals.net/OwnersMan ... sults.aspx


I went through the entire Funai site for the service manual but that model isn't listed. MIGHT be a Memorex product but npt sure...

Kerry
by Deac_1
Sun Nov 16, 2008 3:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

sorry about the delay, but i still haven't found the artical.. i am almost sure it was in a "electronics now" magazine. i hope its not lost.. will keep looking..will let you know also when i give up.. Sorry to bug you ;) Did you ever find the article? I'd still like to find a copy ofwhatever magazi...
by Deac_1
Thu Oct 26, 2006 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Nice job with this project and I appreciate the information!

Will check back from time to time to see if you had any luck with finding the magazine and I really appreciate your efforts!


Kerry
by Deac_1
Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project (Night light)
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Night Light

Hi,

Thanks for the quick response!

A pix would be great..

Schematic appreciated,

Name and month of the magazine and you'll have made an old tech very happy! I have been trying to locate this for some time now.



:!:

Kerry