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I just salvaged this little jewel from an Aiwa AV-X120 Stereo Receiver, that sorta got crushed.  The receiver I had found at the Goodwill for 5 bucks. What I wanted were the transformer and monolithic power amplifiers. Along the way, the volume control got tossed in the to-be-saved tub. Now a few months later,  I uncovered it again and the light went on.  Now I need to do my homework before I can use this in NexGen's RSS-IOP audio controls (it will be buried in one of the boxes).& ...
This is a really nice find at my local pawn shop. I uncovered this jewel in the Dollar box.  It was sticking badly. It really needed a good cleaning. It was a Starrett model 436-1.  I retracted the spindle into the sleeve and then removing it. by continuingly rotating the thimble counter-clockwise. This took a few tries but finally separated it.  I used a lightweight oil and a new Scotch-Brite® Stainless Steel Scrubbing Pad to clean the spindle. I had to repeatably fully inse ...
Specifications Assembly, Handle, Fire Warning USAF A-10 Warthog Top (Photo 1) Bottom (Photo #2) Specifications Manufacture Avionic Products Comany Consolodated Controlls Part No: 594001-8 Fairchild Part No: 160C180075-1 NSN: 1680-01-015-0512 1680-01-396-9848 Connectors and Mates: LEFT: CENTER: RIGHT: Lamp Power: PINS ** Center Contact: Outer Ring: 1 2 Switch 1: Common: NO: NC: 3 4 5 Switch 2: Common: NO: NC: 6 7 8 Switch 3: Common: NO: NC: ...
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You know you get the dumb look on your face and is this damn thing working? Ethernet has activity indicators, you know the two lights on the RJ45 socket. Well, we can do the same for Serial Ports remember that Arduino's are only 2 pins (rx and tx).  Factoid: I hate messing with RS232 connectors. So where does it say that You must use DB-9/15/25? really nowhere. So grab you an RJ45 Breakout Socket without magnetics from the web. So we have four (4) pairs to play with. BTW pairs are a goo ...
Stock Image of the Scroll Saw Image 1 Well ok,  this is kind of backward... I don't have a good picture of what it looked like before I started with its resurrection. I found this Moto-Shop 571-4 (image 1 is a web image. Mine was dirtier)  at the local Goodwill (they sell stuff by the pound). It cost me a big 5bucks, and I thought that it would be good to use to cut my instrument panel. When I first plugged it in, I heard the motor hum and the bar kind of move.. This meant the moto ...
This is a necessary evil of any lab, workshop. I have needed one for quite awhile. When I moved from New Jersey to in 1979 I left my floor unit with my bother. Imported yes, but well done, and morse taper removable chuck. So the other day Harbor Freight was having a Black something Sale and with the coupons and what not I pick this one up for about 40 bucks. Major Components Drill motor unit Drill Plate Base Column I did not really expect much. I opened the box, nothing missing ...
Ok for me this is off topic but it is something that I am meddling about with. I picked up a dead Blu-ray player with no drive, but it does have a nice RJ-45 and an internal WiFi transceiver sticking out of the back, and a neet black front panel. Now as it happens the thing also is written in Java. THE PLAN: is to make it see my NFS mounted library, and to play them like locally mounted media. THE ANALYSIS: I have included my configuration, see the table below. Checking around I found out th ...
The RSS has been well sort of like a trial by fire. Well to put it bluntly it was nuts, with too many moving parts.!! Sort of like an old Rube Goldberg Machine. What I needed was a better way. Enter Java. Java has been around for more than a decade by now, it 'is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible' - Wikipedia. When It was first introduced I grabbed a book, and I liked what I saw, and over the years writing ...
  RSS, Radio Sub-System   Howto: RSS IOP RSS Continued.. The Protocols i RSS Continued.. The Protocols ii RSS IOP i RSS_IOP Part i Redux RSS Overview RSS IOP Final Thoughts RSS  New Version ??? - part 1. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... NFS, Network File System NFS Client: Debian Grief! Debian 9.5 Post Install ... ... ...   Tutorials: A Dummies Guide to Linux on a Raspberry Pi. - 1.0 A Dummies Guide to Linux on a Raspberry Pi. - 2.0 Distros So ...
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NexGen Blog Index i

Posted by phoenixcomm Top Member Mar 15, 2018
  Alphabetic Index   Component Documention ATR Boxes Back to College:  Simulator 101 Hacking NexGen: Hacking Other Things: Howto: Lab, The: RSS, Radio Sub-System Random Things: Soldering School Tech Tips Tutorials What You Can get away with on Television Your Personal Technical Library ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Connector Guide, ARC Contactor, Permanent duty, 300 Amps  (LEACH) Type 328 Indicator, Angle of Attack Indic ...
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NexGen Blog Index ii

Posted by phoenixcomm Top Member Mar 13, 2018
  Simulator 101 or back to College:   Hacking NexGen: Frame of Reference: Navigation: Euler Angles Forces Protocols Protocols Aircraft Models Understanding Synchros The Earth and its mathematics Those Pesky Angles Solaris OS Overview. ... ... ... ... -- -- ... ... ... ... ... ATR Boxes and Real Life CDI, Course Deviation Indicator, ID-453/ARN-30 Fuel Load Indicator Disassembly and Analysis: Addendum Hardware Design What to with GamePort Controllers Si ...
I'm sorry for this post at this time there is no rime or reason for it but I just got a Cessna 402 fuse panel, cheap or about 50 cents a breaker. So I'm going to regress just a little. First, all good simulators need fuse panels. Having said that, they may be there maybe not, mostly for dress or doing the work. But a simulator is also for training pilots right? So how in the world do you simulate a failure? And what is the pilot's response? Think about it (none or by some keyboard input). Solu ...
  G-1981 G-3717 G-4214 G-4518 3436/ARN-30 C-6799/ARN-30D 5956888-503 7-F511F00121 219-100-001 SLZ9145 B0202-81905 RM8-680.903 C6E PN; 1784460-656 ID-249A/ARN ID-453/ARN-30 8DJ176L[ZD2] (I have 2; 1 per engine) 329-8U 522-3138-004 MPCDX CP-128A/ASN-30D 248697 Erata: Switches Control  F-105? Landing Gear 11862 Convar Switch     F-16  3PST with Push Switch 29-1928-11 Chaff Counter    F-16 C4246-1 Transformer & ...
I was going to use my Suncom F-18 Tallon Joystick but I had an F-18 Joystick from High Rev Simulations. They over-built stuff, now DOA, but Bugeye Technologies can help you. The switches are all Military quality made by Otto Controls. The Joystick base has a Hall Effect sensors for Roll and Pitch axises. IDE-34 Pin* Pin Name* Connection 22 AAS_PB Auto Acquisition Switch: Pull Back 23 AAS_PF Auto Acquisition Switch: Push Forward 24 ASS_sel Auto Acquisition Switch: Push Down 25 WRB_sel Wea ...