Hello. My identify is Vin and I’m an addict. I can’t cease shopping for digital junk. I do know it’s solely filling up bins in my store and taking cash I could possibly be pouring into extra productive hobbies, like consuming and capturing weapons. However what if the completion of some future undertaking, some actually essential little bit of hijinks, hinges totally on my having a change designed to discharge huge capacitors? Then what, huh?
Am I supposed to simply assume my native Radio Shack can have my again? Not going.
I used to be doing higher, I actually was, after which I visited the DeAnza flea market in Cupertino final 12 months, and all of it fell aside once more. I don’t know, perhaps I’m past assist. Examine the picture gallery for some electronics-nerd eye sweet, the detritus of my demon.
Thriller Relay Swap Factor
Within the “I can’t establish” column, now we have this factor right here, with two units of relay pushed contacts and a few large ass resistors. Does anybody wish to hazard a guess?
Cost / Discharge Swap
Stunning: I can solely assume that this change was used to cost and discharge big banks of capacitors with AWESOME outcomes.
5 separate units of contacts on a 6 place rotary change spells some specialised and lengthy forgotten software. I’m not satisfied I gained’t have a necessity for a similar someday, so right here it sits. Try the paper labels on the resistors.
Bezel panel indicators for the management panel of that killer robotic, earlier than he breaks freed from his laboratory confines and turns into an uncontrolled killer robotic.
Bus terminators from a Information Normal Eclipse (see: Soul of a New Machine, mantra for Electrical Engineers). I can’t think about I’ll ever use them, however I needed to maintain some souvenir from the Eclipse, and this was simply in regards to the lightest half in there.
I’ll have to come back out and admit it right here; I like to gather panel meters. This one is a bit more difficult than the typical, with two adjustable higher and decrease restrict needles. The gauge face reads: Set to three.5 Volts.
Wire Wrapping. The few instances I’ve had to do that, I discovered it enjoyable to do and moderately mind-bending to debug. It certain does look neat although. Does anybody nonetheless do that?
Vintage Radio & Switchboard Wire
Radio & Switchboard cable – Lenz Electrical Mfg Co. It got here to me in a field of different issues that had been really helpful. The wire is all proper, however the packaging is great.