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 Return to top of page · Post #: 16 · Written at 8:43:39 PM on 25 August 2017.
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If it's on YouTube or another external host then bandwidth isn't a problem as the host server shoulders the load. If I hosted the video files here there'd be problems though. Not if there were only a few but if there were many.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 17 · Written at 4:15:47 AM on 27 August 2017.
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It looks like it's part of a studio set up as there's some other items that seem to match.
quite an oddball mix of stuff in this lot


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 18 · Written at 1:24:07 PM on 27 August 2017.
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Interesting haul.

Seems that client sure liked to shop at Tandy. May have worked for them?

The Minimus series of speakers were good performers and quite popular, especially for DIY audio in panel vans back in the Seventies.

I had a drill caddy like that one.

I'm no expert on TVs, but I think AWA labelled as 'Made in GB' was manufactured by Thorn.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 19 · Written at 6:40:34 PM on 27 August 2017.
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The piece of metal with the ball joint on the end of it looks like a hip replacement prosthesis. If it feels very light weight it's a sure sign that it is. It'll be made of titanium. In the box, those things are worth about $20,000 when complete with the other titanium piece and the nylon washer that goes between them.

Don't plug in the red light (shown toward the end of the video). It's a 12V trailer lamp and some nitwit has fastened a 240V plugtop to it.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 20 · Written at 12:17:15 PM on 28 August 2017.
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Yeah the hip was a strange item to get in e-waste.
I just came back from a 2nd pick up there which netted some more interesting pieces including a beautiful Realistic STA-2000 stereo receiver with manual.
The guy was actually doing the audio stuff for a church.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 21 · Written at 7:52:37 PM on 29 August 2017.
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I was about to say that this box and cable setup looks exactly like the setup my church had in the early 90's before we replaced it with an updated system and churches went all music and disco.
The wooden case looks exactly the same and I am willing to bet it would have been matched to a simple wooden cased mixer with a label on the front that said "Archer" Jeffrey Archer used to make heaps of Australian church systems.

Would be a shame to scrap it but it wouldnt be much use to anyone but a collector.


 
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