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by BU508A
Sat May 11, 2024 2:18 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 717
Views: 48122

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: 134
Views: 10786

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 134
Views: 10786

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: 527

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 134
Views: 10786

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 1222

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: 1222

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 2668
Views: 110994

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 717
Views: 48122

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: 2668
Views: 110994

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: 222
Views: 23310

Re: The Meme and Jokes Thread

Just to let you know:

E = m * (a² + b²)
by BU508A
Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:36 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2668
Views: 110994

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

And another one is on its way to me:
a HP 4329A TOhm ohmmeter for 59 Euro plus shipping (7 Euro).

Picture from the ad:
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by BU508A
Sat Feb 24, 2024 3:39 pm
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) : Discussion and Group Therapy Thread
Replies: 2668
Views: 110994

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

Some things I've recently bought: A Rohde & Schwarz NGL 35 PSU which I was looking for for some time: https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/IcYAAOSwmmBlpmuF/s-l1600.jpg And a Metcal MX-500P soldering station. It comes together with a soldering iron, a desoldering tweezer and the two stands: https://i.e...
by BU508A
Thu Feb 22, 2024 9:15 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: HP 5334B Options H05, 010, & 030: Only 99 Dollah!
Replies: 41
Views: 1395

Re: HP 5334B Options 010 & 030 Only 99 Dollah!

Cubdriver wrote: Thu Feb 22, 2024 2:39 am I saw that, but at this I'm afraid to count my counters. Seriously.

-Pat
Time (again) for some adapted lyrics:

Heartaches by the counters
Troubles by the score
Every day, I count them all
Each day I love them more

Reference:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmRjgWW8yn0
by BU508A
Sun Feb 18, 2024 10:17 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 717
Views: 48122

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

Cubdriver wrote: Sun Feb 18, 2024 9:08 am WANT!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIU3IUbD0dQ

-Pat
What holds you back? :D
by BU508A
Thu Feb 01, 2024 5:28 am
Forum: Test Equipment
Topic: Interesting findings on the internet
Replies: 717
Views: 48122

Re: Interesting findings on the internet

DMCA is not applicable to the UK. We have another act that covers it but I can't remember what it's called. And we're a tiny island and there is no automated filing so no one gives a crap here :) Have you guys tried YMCA instead? :D OK, I give up, what is YMCA, I take it the YMCA that you mention i...