Air Compressor woes
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Heyo /diy/na-sores. I'm having some trouble with my air compressor that I received as a gift a few weeks back. I turned it on today and was using it for about an hour when it sputtered and stopped pumping in air, so I turned it off. After a half hour I turned it back on again, and instead of pumping air in, I only hear a hum, like an electrical buzz. After a little youtubing and googling, I tested the start capacitor and it's testing good as far as I can tell. It has approximately 145V and is steadily declining, so it's holding charge. My question is this - What other steps can I take to diagnose the issue? Are there any other resources you'd suggest to refer to? I want to become self-sufficient and want to learn how to properly use and maintain my equipment, pls halp. Pic related, it's the compressor I was given.
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So my wife and I decided to cut cable tv out of our lives to save money. we still have internet of course and for television we're using netflix and a digital antenna to pick up local channels (for football mainly). with the antenna we get local NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC and a few other channels. its actually pretty nice because we live right in between baltimore and washington so we get channels from both cities. so i had the antenna hooked up directly to the television and it works pretty good but i got an idea to hook it up at the junction where the cable comes in from outside so it would run to all outlets so we can watch tv from the bedrooms and the living room, so the cable in the walls kinda acts like a very long extension of coax. this way i won't have to buy a different antenna for each tv. it worked perfectly and actually got better reception from the garage so we got a few extra channels. heres the problem: with the outside feed unplugged it knocked out the cable for the internet. so the first thing that came to mind was to plug it into a splitter. the antenna and outside feed on the two prong side and the house feed on the one prong side. problem is neither tv or cable work when its hooked up like that. if i unplug the tv antenna, the internet comes back on. if i unplug the internet cable and plug in the tv antenna cable it works just fine, they both can't be plugged in at once though. its like it doesn't know which signal to transmit and it can't do both at once. is it possible to have both at once through the same cable? sounds a bit confusing, probably. i can provide more details if needed.