Entertainment tech question for electronic geeks

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Time Bandit, May 28, 2016.

  1. Time Bandit

    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    I pulled my 12 volt power supply directly into a battery, sending power in the out wires.
    it tripped the breaker and now doesn't turn on... any suggestions?
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    yes - Learn how to describe your problem better.
     
  3. Tickle Shits

    Tickle Shits Special Needs Typist. Gold

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    I would think you blew a fuse in the power supply. You have pics of what you did?
     
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    Brokenbad Well-Known Member

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    you wrecked your rectifier I reckon.
     
  5. Lance Murdock

    Lance Murdock Well-Known Member

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    check the flux capacitor
     
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  6. Dan

    Dan Do you like my car?

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    What in the fuckin shit?
     
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    a mysterious man Well-Known Member

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    This is going swimmingly.
     
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    bdbx18 Well-Known Member

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    I have not seen a vibrator with breakers. And most of them are 3v (2 batteries). Not unless you have one of those giant industrial-sized ones.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Strip the wires and stick directly into a wall outlet whilst standing in a bucket or water and grasping a copper cold water pipe. That should reset it.
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    Burn the house down and get a new one.
     
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    It's OVER Johnny...IT'S OVER!!!
     
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    SlipperyVic In Gord We Trust Gold

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    Did you let the magic smoke out?
     
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    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    I 'plugged' my...
     
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    Try using a lower voltage vibrating dildo.
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Buy a new PS. Cheap. Easy.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    run down to home depot and grab this, it will solve the problem. Easy to install

    Flux_Capacitor_Time_Machine.jpg
     
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    Call an electrician
     
  18. Time Bandit

    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    I thought hmmm will my 12 volt supply also work as a trickle charger...pulled it into my two battery rv set-up and... click..the breaker pop from the back. I push it back in, disconnected and turn off and on. nothing happens. My battery maintainer doesn't work now either.
    I spelled plug wrong again...tumor?
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    What???? Any 12v supply will charge batteries. You popped the breaker inside the 12 supply or the A/C breaker?
     
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    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    on the way from amazon as we speak..I was hoping for an easy fix...can I test for the bad diode somehow and replace it?