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Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-15-2019, 10:42 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Carboot this morning. Got some decent scores

4x Lenovo X240 i5 laptops - £120

no chargers / only 2 have RAM and no HDDs but all working apart from 1 with a broken screen. Should have left that...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-21-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By mikay786
Re: What kind of switch is this?

cant seem to find anything that resembles the one pictured.

edit, thanks found some on ebay
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Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-21-2019, 07:07 PM
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Views: 69
Posted By mikay786
What kind of switch is this?

Hi, just fixing a portable LCD DVD player that has a broken switch. Cant seem to find a replacement or figure out what type it is.

Heres some pics, is basically the DVD open / close lid switch. So...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-30-2019, 07:11 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got a Xbox One S 500GB for £3

Completely smashed, no outside shell just metal cage on inside. No power at all, HDD good.

Managed to get it working, PSU had a transformer completely ripped off...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-15-2019, 09:51 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got some really good deals of the last couple of weeks.

Yesterday


Macbook Pro Early 2015 i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB SSD - £60

Backlite wasnt working, checked fuse which was good. But in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 04-14-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By mikay786
Macbook Pro 2015 A1502 - No backlight / fuse location?

Hi guys, backlight on macbook pro early 2015 (A1502) is not working. Mac still works can see display when shinning a torch on display or using external display.

Iíve been told to test the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-10-2019, 08:39 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Carboot was closed today due to weather so went to a smaller one that’s located under a bridge :) but probably only around 20 sellers.

Got an archos 705 WiFi 80gb - £5
iPhone 5c - £7.50

iPhone...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-03-2019, 10:39 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got some really good scores at carboot today even though it was fairly quiet due to weather.


Sony UDP-X800 4k Ultra HD HDR bluray player with remote - £5

All working too, couldnt believe it....
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-22-2019, 07:26 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

The N64 gear I got a couple of weeks ago (controllers and games inc Pokemon Stadium 2) just sold to Pokemon Company International to some executive over there in there London office, which is pretty...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-10-2019, 05:33 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Not a great lot thesis week at Carboot but got some decent console gear.

PS3 Fat 80gb - £5 working
Xbox 360 E - £5 untested

Big lot of N64 gear. 6x original controllers in different colours. 5...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-03-2019, 08:40 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got some good buys at boot sale again today.

HP 640 G2 Laptop - i5 6200u, 8gb dddr4, 128gb m.2 sad, 1080p. Not exactly fitting for this thread as was £110 but still a bargain. All working
...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-27-2019, 03:52 PM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Whatís the typical use for these sort of caps? Automotive / amps etc

Also worth buying the rest?
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-27-2019, 05:58 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Alright bad caps something up your ally. Took a punt at carboot today on a load of Mallory capacitors. Know next to nothing about and very little on caps in general so not sure if it was a wise...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-21-2019, 04:18 PM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Speaking of the charging socket the damm power adapters seem to be pricy.

I’ve got loads of dell and hp 65w adapter lying about spare just trying to figure out if I can modify and use one of them....
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-21-2019, 11:55 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got some decent stuff at Carboot yesterday

Apple iBook G4 - no power adapter - untested - £10
sennheiser HDR 120 ii wireless headphones - £2 - I seen the transmitter at the same stall but didn’t...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-06-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Quality monitor that had one a few years ago.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-06-2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Went to another Carboot in a different city as all local ones closed till spring.

Got

2 x ps3 80gb / £5 each / tested working (console only)
2 x Wii’s complete with 5x remotes and a bonus...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-10-2018, 11:20 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Today’s carboot buys

Bose acoustimass 15 6.1 series II system - £160 - bit much but in really clean condition and complete.
2 x original Xbox’s, games and three pads - £22
Huge box of radio...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-04-2018, 10:34 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

That’s a different model, this one doesn’t have fan control or leds.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-04-2018, 07:00 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

So far tested

Gigabyte B700H Psu - Working. Looks to be some small dents up top but should be able to straighten out.
Super flower 450w psu - working
2Tb seagate (one with warranty) working

2...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-04-2018, 06:48 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

I dont need to open as is working (outer side part of case had been smacked and shifted across, just pushed it back)

Model number is SF-450P14XE

If same let me know rough location and ill see...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-04-2018, 04:56 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got a bit of pc hardware this morning, was very quite so slim pickings but I got to the seller first and he let me go through the back of his van first uninterrupted so cherry picked virtually all...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-28-2018, 09:42 PM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Had a good couple of weeks at various Carboots, did a bit more travelling to check out some different ones as season coming to a close so though Iíd stock up.

Boston Acoustic MicroSystem CD - £4...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-19-2018, 10:25 AM
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Posted By mikay786
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

Got a load of dell hardware a few weeks ago including

Dell usb 3.0 4K docks x 3 for a fiver each
A load of new 65w and 120w laptop power supplies £1 each
A few other bits and pieces

Non pc...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 08-12-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By mikay786
Hitachi 42hxt42u no backlight

Bought telly at boot sale, seller said it was working but turns out he was lying!

Anyhow turns on but screen remains dark. When I shine a torch through it you can see it displaying an image.
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