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  1. R

    Screen protection on instruments

    The original screen protection stickers that stop the screen from getting scratched on my multimeter and insulation tester were starting to fall off. As an experiment I bought a packet of cheap mobile phone screen protectors, cut them to size and fitted them to the meters. That was a few months...
  2. littlespark

    Smartphone problem. Black screen

    Anybody any good with android phones? My daughters has stopped working. You can turn it on/off but the screen is just black. There is a vibration during this to show something is happening. It’s a Samsung A40, and I think there was water involved. She doesn’t know how much. (It arrived home in a...
  3. O

    Electric meter installation - need access to neighbour's flat

    Hi there I'm new here so apologies if this is the wrong place, My prepayment electric meter screen went blank last week, I was advised this was to do with a power cut, I am currently on supply. I live in a block of flats and the electrician that came out advised that they would need access to...
  4. Edtwozeronine

    Doogee screen keeps turning off despite settings

    This is my grandfather's doogee phone, not sure of the exact model - running some version of Android obviously... I did the usual and turned it off and on again, no luck! Screen goes to sleep mode or whatever they're calling it these days after what seems like 5 seconds of inactivity. It's set...
  5. littlespark

    The dreaded BSOD! (blue screen of death)

    Over the last week or so my laptop has crashed on me a few times and giving me the BSOD. Its a few years old now, but wouldn't say it was ancient. The error code it gives is UNEXPECTED STORE EXCEPTION When I google that, it says that it can be caused by a few things, one being a hard disk on...
  6. D

    Android Android 8.1/9.1 car dvd for 3008/5008 with 9 inch Capacitive Screen/ GPS/Mirror Link/DVR/TPM

    Good day.....I am having the above android box firtted to my peugeot, presently there is a HUD already built in, however the Android box does not support HUD, question is ....Is the HUD be able to be wired up somehow so that it is still able to function. Many thanks. Dave
  7. J

    NVQ3 2017 HELP

    hi guys. I am currently doing my NVQ3 and am stuck on a unit. its 312 legislation outcome 3. they are asking for statements on various environmentally friendly systems, but I'm unsure what to write. I have the book which has unit 301 where all the info is supposedly found but there seems to be...
  8. Taylortwocities

    Forum screen display

    Is it just me, but in the last day or two, the forum display is no longer full screen, maybe about half size, which makes the text very small for my elderly eyes. Its only this forum, others (ahem) are not affected. @Dan is this to do with the festive snow that has recently appeared at the top?
  9. B

    How many dots can you see

    I see 3 but they keep moving
  10. B

    Domestic Screw through the lighting circuit

    I did something silly today :( I bought a new luminaire for the kitchen and decided to put it up as a surprise for the wife. The fitting was in a different orientation to the old one so after going through the safe isolation procedure, I removed the old fitting and screwed up the new one 90...
  11. M

    Whats this mean on a rcd test

    I think i know but want to make sure
  12. K

    Security ?

    I’ve just had a security screen appear from nowhere. What’s gone wrong this time?
  13. B

    new screens for iPhones

    Hi, Have any of you guys brought a new screen for iPhone, after dropping and it shattering. I've seem some going for £10ish. Just wondering if they work like they're suppose to. Or did u encounter any problems? One apple supplier wanted £100 quid for fixing mine. It can't be that hard can it ?
  14. Toby Kuhnert

    Inspection camera from Maplin?

    what does everyone think of this? Handheld Video Optic Inspection Tool with LCD Display : Inspection Cameras : Maplin Electronics It says it only has 88cm of lead from the camera lens to the screen, but would this be enough?
  15. D

    Solar Immersion - my experience !

    Order placed tonight - delivery hopefully this week ! I'm going to document the installation and present ongoing results for interested parties as todate no-one seems to have done this WATCH this space...................
  16. M

    Adding identifing ledgends to the Report Post and Multi-Quote icons.

    Is it possible to have identifying legends added to the 'Report Post' and 'Multi-Quote' icons as they are probably under used as currently displayed. Identifying the 'Report Post' icon in particular will hopefully have the beneficial effect of reducing the abuse posted by a minority of users...
  17. A

    Solar Eye

    Hi All, This is my first post and I have a question about the Solar Eye used on the ever-solar inverter. I found it simple enough to set up but the display is very dull especially in the morning it looks similar to when a lcd screen has bad battery power, I have the dc adapter plugged in all...
  18. J

    How to maintain LED display

    How to maintain LED display1. Keeping stably the power supply voltage ,And make sure grounding protection is good. 2. Do not use LED display in the bad natural conditions(for example:strong lighing day) 3. Somethings are banned ,for examples: The water,conductive metal are prohibited...
  19. Richard Burns

    LCD inspection camera

    I have just seen these Mini Handheld Inspection Camera With LCD Monitor Kit | Ebuyer.com advertised at ebuyer and wondered if anyone had one and knew if they were any good? they seem similar to the ones sold at Aldi in August but I was not sure of quality, although at 59.99 it can't be too...
  20. S

    Password locked netbook

    Hi guys Need your help again My daughter has a Samsung Netbook on Windows 7. This morning she has tried to get on her netbook but it asking for a password. Never asked for this before & "she hasnt changed the security settings". I can get into a reset mode but no matter what option I choose it...
  21. Dan

    LCD, LED or Plasma TV? - What's best?

    I'm in the market for a new TV and am baffled. I want a 55" TV and I don't know what to get, LCD, LED or Plasma. What's best? Seems Plasma are cheaper. I don't mind paying extra for a decent one though so price isn't an issue. They last me years so it needs to be a good one with crystal...
  22. K

    metrel mi3000 testing for ze

    evening everyone Iam doing some testing and ive done my IR test, continuity of protective conductors, continuity of rfc and a earth fault loop impedance no problems but my metrel mi3000 wont allow me to test for Ze anybody know what settings it should be, am testing a domestic split load...
  23. P

    AV Engineers???

    Evening all, i'm sure i,ve read posts on here from AV engineers and i have a problem with a samsung flat screen (no picture/sound ok), ive looked at AV forums but the experts dont seem to want to frighten people with technical explanations which is exactly what i'm after. Thanks in advance.:)
  24. Hawk81

    Blackberry phone

    Just got a new Blackberry torch phone and was wondering do any of you guys have a blackberry and what do you think of it? Do you use the BBM? and do you view the forum on it and if so what way? ie the phones own browser or opera mini or another method?
  25. F

    iPhone users

    Has anyone else being effected by apples incompetence? I woke up late again! It's a massive slap in the face the third time since the iPhone 4's release! In order of appearance: 1. Reception issues (Aerial fault) 2. Phone lock (Can be bypassed) 3. Alarm clock (Not updated) The way to fix...
  26. Amp David

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa Logo on T shirts

    Has anyone had t shirts done with the new Elecsa logo embroidered on yet. Been told that the 'part of the ECA group' is to small to stich.
  27. P

    Fluke Meter

    Please be patient new to this. I have just located an old, yet very good multi meter of mine FLUKE 8020A. Unfortunately the LCD screen is now black, as opposed to opaque when it was working. Does anyone know where I can obtain a new LCD panel screen. Have tried FLUKE but as it's older than 5...
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