Adding a digital display to my variac.

For those who don’t already know, a variac is an AC transformer which has an adjustable output voltage. It’s useful when you’re not  sure a device is working properly and you want to power it up slowly so as to not destroy components. With a bridge rectifier and a couple filter capacitors, it also allows… Read More »

First post on the new blog!

So, I’ve had this idea to start a repair blog for quite some time now and I finally got it set up today. I have a few projects lined up and hope to get them started over the next few weeks. Among them will be building an octopus so I can use my oscilloscope as… Read More »