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Bob A.

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Blast from the past!
« on: November 21, 2017, 08:58:25 AM »

Hi folks,

You won't recognize me, although I've been a (very quiet) member for about 5 years. I've also been a constant, light x10 user for 30 years now. My request stretches back even further than that, so please forgive me!

I just obtained an apparently perfectly working Radio Shack (GE) Homeminder unit, for a pittance. I, of course, plan to do what I can to increase the cooling of the video IC, which, as I understand, is notorious for being the downfall of these. Now, my request:

Does anybody have a scan or copy of the owner's (instruction, or whatever it's called) manual for this device? I'd surely appreciate getting a copy of it. I've been all over the 'net, and can't find a blessed thing.

Thanks,
Bob
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Brian H

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 09:27:02 AM »

Can you find the Radio Shack part number on the unit? Maybe a 61-2673?
I searched for Homeminder and there where a few different kits under that name.
It sounds like you maybe asking about what looked like a video module.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2017, 09:29:46 AM by Brian H »
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Bob A.

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 10:47:36 AM »

Yes, Brian, that's the model! 61-2673.
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 03:34:13 PM »

Thank you for the model number.
May assist someone with more information for you.
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2017, 07:18:57 PM »

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 07:29:44 AM »

Care to post a pic?

I'd be happy to; unfortunately, when I attempt to do so, I am not given any option to upload the photos.


Bob
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2017, 07:41:42 AM »

Care to post a pic?

I'd be happy to; unfortunately, when I attempt to do so, I am not given any option to upload the photos.


Bob
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2017, 11:01:08 AM »

FWIW I bought a couple of the Homeminders way back when. I may have the manual at home, but won't be back home until Monday, but will look for it then.
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2017, 12:58:21 PM »

I think you need 10 posts before you are allowed to post a picture or IM someone.  Just post a couple more messages and you'll be there.
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Bob A.

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2017, 01:56:58 PM »

FWIW I bought a couple of the Homeminders way back when. I may have the manual at home, but won't be back home until Monday, but will look for it then.

Thank you very much, Dave! I'd certainly appreciate that.


Bob
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Bob A.

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2017, 10:22:28 AM »

Thanks, Dave, but I've come across this, as well as a few others when I searched extensively on the 'net. Didn't really tell me anything that I didn't already know. I really want to get the owner's manual, though.

I sure hope that you (or someone) come(s) across one in your archives!


Bob
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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2017, 08:52:56 PM »

I sure hope that you (or someone) come(s) across one in your archives!
Bob
No, sorry. I looked and looked and did not find any Home Minder stuff. I found stuff I didn't know I had but no manuals for HomeMinder.
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Bob A.

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Re: Blast from the past!
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2017, 09:22:20 PM »

Thank you, anyway, Dave, for your effort. I do appreciate it.
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