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Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-07-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Digital desk clock runs fast

Still keeping accurate time when plugged into the wall, so must have been the UPS impacting the sine wave.
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-04-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

These are shows transferred from another Tivo. So there are transferrable.
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-04-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Digital desk clock runs fast

The UPS must have been it, ever since it's been plugged into the wall it is keeping accurate time (so far at least)
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-04-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

there is no transfer limit that I know if.

The initial Transfer was Tivo -> Tivo, no PC required. After Tivo <- Tivo failed, I tried using a PC as an intermediary, to no avail. No Windows 10...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-03-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

I did reboot the router, and the router does see both devices, both has IP addresses assigned. The tivo can also successfully connect to the Tivo service. It's just on copying files the network...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-02-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

I hooked up the Tivo to a Wireless adapter, bypassing the Ethernet port, and still no dice, so it would not seem to be an ethernet port issue
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-02-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

I checked online, and also called Tivo customer service, my account on Tivo 2 (which is the one that I can't transfer programs out of) is in good standing.

The Tivo itself is discoverable by all...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 07-02-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SluggerB
Tivo HD will not transfer files ....

Not sure where to post this, thought this might be the best place

Tivo setup:
Tivo 1 - Tivo HD, Monthly service (ancient, over 10 years old)
Tivo 2 - Tivo HD, Monthly service (ancient, over 10...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-02-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Digital desk clock runs fast

I checked the caps, they are all fine



No marking at all unfortunately.

One thing I realized, the internet tells me some of these older clocks work off the phase of the mains voltage, I had...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-01-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By SluggerB
Digital desk clock runs fast

I picked up an old school Timex T121 desk clock from a garage sale. It runs fast, it picks up about a minute or 2 minutes a week.

I wanted to see if there was some sort of crystal or something I...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-30-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Synology DS218Play

I had a Synology router, and you need to use the Assistant software to view/change anything, AND the correct version of that software for the unit you have.

I had to email Synology support the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-30-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By SluggerB
Re: No video output on Nintendo Wii

Broken trace? Can you get continuity between that pin and the chip? Try putting a jumper wire directly on that pin and whatever it is going to.
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-24-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By SluggerB
Re: 2 LG TV's in same room, one remote turns both on or off ...

I accomplished basically the same thing by taping over the reciever. I was wondering if there was a way to replace a component in the remote and/or TV to make it distinct
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-22-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By SluggerB
2 LG TV's in same room, one remote turns both on or off ...

I have 2 LG TV's in a room. It seems the power button is the only IR button on the remote, since pressing the power button on either remote turns on/off both TV's. Once turned on, the remotes only...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-22-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By SluggerB
Re: PC case - Hard drive rails

Amazon sells a bunch of hard drive rails

https://www.amazon.com/hard-drive-rails/s?k=hard+drive+rails
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 05-22-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,526
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Ancient Memorex VCR/DVD Combo device with strange display issue

My unit ended up being damaged beyond repair. I think in my efforts I ended up destroying the audio heads, the video head, and the DVD laser pickup.

I ordered an identical model off eBay with a...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-22-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Why is my silver conductive trace paint not conductive?

Just as a follow up I returned the garbage I had before and ordered the Chip Quik brand of conductive paint and it worked perfectly (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FBBBD87)
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-22-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Best video card for 2D?

Turns out DX12 isnt supported in Windows 7, so I kept my old card.
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-06-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Why is my silver conductive trace paint not conductive?

I tried a few more coats of the stuff, and tested it with my meter both wet and completely dry, and this shit isn't conducting anything. Luckily I saved the packaging, I'm sending it back. $33 and a...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-04-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Why is my silver conductive trace paint not conductive?

I am shaking it up, and I have let it dry completely, and it appears to be a very inconsistent product. The way I am applying it is I am blotting it onto a piece of plastic, then using a paintbrush...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-03-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By SluggerB
Why is my silver conductive trace paint not conductive?

I'm working on repairing a keyboard, there is trace damage on the membrane. So I got my little pen of silver conductive trace repair paint and repaired the trace. Let it completely dry, test it, and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-26-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,085
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Can a new computer smell like urine?

To close out the tale, I have been running the PC for several days now and no smell, so the IPA cleaning seems to have gotten it
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-19-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Why does my truck have a microphone in it?

Yes, fellow Delawarian, and I agree with your sig 100%. Find me another Ranger to buy :)
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-19-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Why does my truck have a microphone in it?

Looks like I bought a lemon. Had the truck inspected, the entire front suspension was rusted out and needed replacement, there was rust on the front frame, tires were dry rotted beyond hope, it had...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-15-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,085
Posted By SluggerB
Re: Can a new computer smell like urine?

Well I gave it a solid scrubbing, let it dry overnight, and I would say the odor is 50% better. It definitely seems to be coming from the PCI slots.

I gave them one more good scrubbing and we'll...
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