Category Archives: Electronics

DIY 250W LED Flood Light for High Speed Filming, Part 1 of 2.

This is part 1 of my #diy #led flood light that is going to be used for high speed video filming with the FPS1000HD camera. It is being built form 5x 50W LED COBs mounted on old Pentium4 CPU coolers. … Continue reading

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Anet A8 3D Printer Upgrades: 12V Power Supply From a Server

This is the first upgrade for the Anet A8 3D printer. A new powersupply from a HP server will be a fire-hazard reducing upgrade compared to the original undersized and over-specified power supply that came with the printer. 12V @ … Continue reading

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Anet A8 3D Printer Unboxing

This is the unboxing of a Anet A8 3D prrinter that was bought for my father to experiment with. Hopefully this will give some good help to make parts for electronics as part of the diy way of life 🙂 … Continue reading

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DSO138, Not Even Once

Before you buy a DSO138 or DSO150 from ebay, amazon, wish or aliexpress, it is important to understand what you are getting. The specifications are very loosely written and what looks good on paper is useless in practical use. Here … Continue reading

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HP T620 Thin Client – PSU Hack And Windows PC Modification

The HP T-620 Thin Client is a powerful little machine, that with ease can be hacked into using a random 19VDC PSU and run Windows as any normal PC, easy and cheap PC! This thin client was thrown out, without … Continue reading

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Analog Panel Meter Shunt Calculation and Custom Scale Design

I needed a 50A current meter for the 1800W induction heater ( https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=530.0 ), but had none with the proper scaling. I do however have a large box of Kyoritsu KM-66 1 mA blank scale meters, so I decided to … Continue reading

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750W Victron Solar Project – 60 Days Performance – Part 4

In part 4 I take a look at the efficiency and look at the performance over the last 60 days

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Floppiclene! A Electronics Cleaning Relic of the Past.

I found a old 3.5″ floppy drive cleaning kit and tried it out on a defective computer/floppy drive/floppy that I had. It would constantly ruin “new” disks and leave them with few kb of useful space. It also failed horribly!

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750W Victron Solar Project – Power wall and 8 days performance – Part 3

In part 3 I test the setup with all 3 panels connected and look at the performance over the last 8 days. It all consists of: 3x 250W solar panels 1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger 2x Norbatt 12V … Continue reading

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750W Victron Solar Project – All 3 panels test – Part 2

In part 2 I test the setup with all 3 panels connected, it all consists of: 3x 250W solar panels 1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger 2x Norbatt 12V 150Ah batteries 1x 750W 24VDC to 230VAC inverter

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