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Interesting old machine still in use. I've talked about similar motors before but not this type AFAIK. To the trained eye, the shape of this one is a giveaway, from which you can identify its maker and the technology it uses, and probably say something about the available electrical supply. In...
Hi I posted this question yesterday but it appears to have disappeared.
I'm trying to find +KEY in a 15 way Tyco auto connector. Unfortunately the circuit diagram cable colours do not match those in the connector. Also the pin number for +KEY shown is not correct.
I know that there are several...
I have an issue with my shower and I suspect it's the solenoid.
The original fault is that the shower either wouldn't switch on at all, or it very briefly powers on, see video
I removed the front panel and as you can see below, manually pressing the plastic arm starts the water...
Exposed by recent gas mains replacement, Also exposed were the old tram lines. The cable looks all armour and no conductors?
Could it possibly be an part of an "earthing system" for the tram tracks/lines?
I'm living in a pretty dangerous situation - Please can you help?
A few months ago, the electricity in my first/second floor flat blew out, as did my neighbours. It turns out that there was a fault in a mains component under the stairs.
I had to get an electrician out late at night...
If anyone could identify these downlights I'd be grateful. Obviously they look like a fire rated, integrated LED fitting, just not a brand I'd usually use. Customer would like some more in a house he's just bought.
I wonder if anyone can help identify this bulb, it's from a compact tractor which has four of them in the front lights. It looks a bit like H11 but I don't think the lugs look quite correct. They don't give the impression of being anything like 55W either.
Shot from the end to try and...
I'm trying to get this old doorbell working. I bought some C batteries but they were too short for the slot. In the attached photo you'll see the exposed slot. The cover was lost a while ago so I have no brand name to go on.
I bent the contacts inwards to fit the C batteries but they...
Hi all. I recently had a 300w inverter go pop and I'd really like to try to repair it if possible (it's a valuable part of a solar energy system). Upon first inspection, the big metallized polypropylene film capacitor right next to the AC output has burnt. I've no idea if there is any further...
so Ive got a cable that was removed from the old extractor, it is a grey cable wich has grey/black/brown. The new extractor takes a live and neutral. Wiring is recent, within the last 10 years. What do I do?
I know I should get someone in, but don't have the ££, so hoping you can...
need a a bit of advice. I was carrying out an EICR yesterday and when I came to test CU the fuse ways (12 of them) only had 5 of them labelled. The others were blank so I had no idea of what circuit the mcb's belong to. I tested IR on all circuits and all came back fine.
how do I...
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