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by BU508A
Fri Jun 14, 2024 7:08 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2807
Views: 306946

Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread

Packaging idiots. All the time. Everywhere.

Sounds like a movie from ZAZ (Zucker, Abrahams, Zucker).
by BU508A
Wed Jun 12, 2024 10:36 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

Guys, if you haven't done it already: patch your windows computers. Today is patch day at Microsoft and they fix some issues where at least one is considered as "critical" Critical: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-30080 Ugly (and critical, imo): https://msrc....
by BU508A
Wed Jun 12, 2024 9:10 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: TEK TM503 Project
Replies: 32
Views: 1024

Re: TEK TM503 Project

MED6753 wrote: Wed Jun 12, 2024 12:56 am The power supply. Still needs to be cleaned then tested for shorts.

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by BU508A
Tue May 28, 2024 4:14 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

The AZTEC pinball machine explained, step-by-step. It is one of the most complex electromechanical pinball machines ever built. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue-1JoJQaEg Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3p_Cv32tEo . . Perhaps there will be a part 3 (it mentioned at the end of part...
by BU508A
Tue May 28, 2024 6:33 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: The Meme and Jokes Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 41271

Re: The Meme and Jokes Thread

bd139 wrote: Mon May 27, 2024 7:02 pm Ha it's just kitty karma :lol:
I thought, those were chameleons?
by BU508A
Wed May 22, 2024 4:18 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2807
Views: 306946

Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread

bd139 wrote: Mon May 20, 2024 7:41 pm
bd139 wrote: Wed May 15, 2024 7:43 am On a lighter note I’m buggering off on holiday 🥳
Back!


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So, finally you fell in love with a pineapple?
:D
by BU508A
Sat May 11, 2024 2:18 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

Is anyone here a Dell customer?

"Threat actor says he scraped 49M Dell customer addresses before the company found out"

https://techcrunch.com/2024/05/10/threa ... ccounter=1
by BU508A
Sat May 11, 2024 12:20 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Post a picture of a cat
Replies: 164
Views: 21789

Re: Post a picture of a cat

An older video from the slowmo guys:
How elegant she's jumping on top of the fence! Very beautiful!
by BU508A
Fri May 10, 2024 1:45 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

Interesting reading about LockBitSupp:

https://analyst1.com/ransomware-diaries ... lockbit-2/
by BU508A
Tue Apr 30, 2024 4:58 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Post a picture of a cat
Replies: 164
Views: 21789

Re: Post a picture of a cat

He was born late May - early June last year so he's now fully grown. And yes, he has put a little extra weight. Since he is strictly an indoor cat we have already taken steps to cut back on his food and try to exercise him as much as possible. Perhaps you need something like this: https://www.youtu...
by BU508A
Sat Apr 27, 2024 6:06 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Better late than never department: Solartron 7075
Replies: 30
Views: 2963

Re: Better late than never department: Solartron 7075

I'd be interested in a copy of the scans, if possible. :-)

Thanks.
by BU508A
Fri Apr 26, 2024 9:38 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

The Man Who Killed Google Search https://www.wheresyoured.at/the-men-who-killed-google/ Quote: "The story begins on February 5th 2019, when Ben Gomes, Google’s head of search, had a problem. Jerry Dischler, then the VP and General Manager of Ads at Google, and Shiv Venkataraman, then the VP of ...
by BU508A
Fri Apr 26, 2024 8:33 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Post a picture of a cat
Replies: 164
Views: 21789

Re: Post a picture of a cat

by BU508A
Tue Apr 16, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

https://twitter.com/RealScottRitter/status/1779649118928810163 Scott Ritter: "The best surveillance radar in the world, working in concert with the most sophisticated anti-missile defenses in the world, were impotent in the face of the Iranian attack." Need to add this article in Wikipedi...
by BU508A
Tue Apr 16, 2024 6:40 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Bench Turd
Replies: 73
Views: 6435

Re: Bench Turd

With the aid of the Service Manual the receiver was in "Protect Mode" and gave instructions to bypass it, with appropriate warnings that additional damage might occur. I went for it and amazingly it powered up with no magic smoke. All functions on the display appear to work. The big test ...
by BU508A
Tue Apr 16, 2024 6:35 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Bench Turd
Replies: 73
Views: 6435

Re: Bench Turd

Zenith wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 10:27 am I'd hesitate to use plywood. I've noticed it's very prone to woodworm.
Hearing this for the first time. Any interesting stories you could share with us?
:D
by BU508A
Tue Apr 16, 2024 6:29 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

https://twitter.com/RealScottRitter/sta ... 8928810163

Scott Ritter:
"The best surveillance radar in the world, working in concert with the most sophisticated anti-missile defenses in the world, were impotent in the face of the Iranian attack."
by BU508A
Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:53 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2807
Views: 306946

Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread

Atkelar is doing a full restauration and repair of a Tektronix 576 curve tracer.
This is part 1:
by BU508A
Sat Mar 09, 2024 1:39 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

Recently, at the MIT: https://news.mit.edu/2024/tests-show-high-temperature-superconducting-magnets-fusion-ready-0304 Quote: "Before the Sept. 5 demonstration, the best-available superconducting magnets were powerful enough to potentially achieve fusion energy — but only at sizes and costs that...
by BU508A
Thu Mar 07, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

The AZTEC pinball machine explained, step-by-step. It is one of the most complex electromechanical pinball machines ever built. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue-1JoJQaEg Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3p_Cv32tEo . . Perhaps there will be a part 3 (it mentioned at the end of part 2)
by BU508A
Wed Mar 06, 2024 5:34 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

A table top role playing game from NASA:

https://science.nasa.gov/mission/hubble ... -universe/

It comes with dragons:
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by BU508A
Sat Mar 02, 2024 6:18 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 732
Views: 99092

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

A (new to me) YT channel has been presented to me by the YT algorithm:
PoC/GTFO
by BU508A
Wed Feb 28, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2807
Views: 306946

Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread

bd139 wrote: Wed Feb 28, 2024 5:31 pm Worst case it was cheap enough some idiot will buy it spares/repair off me after :lol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XW_OXSQSRk

:D
by BU508A
Wed Feb 28, 2024 10:56 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: The Meme and Jokes Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 41271

Re: The Meme and Jokes Thread

Just to let you know:

E = m * (a² + b²)