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Old 7th Dec 2017, 9:56 pm   #8
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Wembley, London, UK.
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Default Re: Work lamp

Hello to all, Thanks for all the advice, which I am now digesting. I just want to say, from the point of view, of not knowing much about electronics, that the second thing I always do when approaching an unknown radio for the first time, is to check the chassis with my neon tester. If it lights, (the neon tester) I know that there is something not quite right, and so I then find out what it is. The first thing is to check that there is no short circuit or otherwise, by checking across mains leads. In this particular lamp, the neon will NOT light, when dragged along the mains lead. What I think is the best thing to do is get a new, similar lamp tomorrow. Maplin's is within walking distance. Meanwhile, thanks to everyone for the helpful and illuminating advice. All the best. John.
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