Electronics

Nixie tube clock

Nixie tube clock
Introduction Like many other people that have seen nixie tubes I got drawn towards wanting to have my own nixie tube clock. Prices on tubes, sockets, transformers and everything else is pretty steep due to...

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Humax 40″ LCD TV repair

Humax 40″ LCD TV repair
Introduction I was taking a walk with my girlfriend when we came by a house with a 40" LCD TV standing against the wall outside, on our way back to the apartment the TV was...

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27″ LCD TV repair

27″ LCD TV repair
Introduction I received a broken 27" Prosonic LCD TV from a friend, it was on the way to get trashed if I did not want it. Prior experience told me to accept this offer and...

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Royer induction heater

Royer induction heater
Introduction The Mazilli ZVS flyback driver is well-known throughout the high voltage community for its simplicity and ability to deliver 20-50 kV at high currents for a flyback transformer. About one and a half year...

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TI-83 calculator repair

TI-83 calculator repair
Introduction I bought my Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator back in 1999 for when I took my HTX degree (Higher Technical Exam). Since 2012 it began showing various symptoms of ageing that just got worse as...

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Sodium 40″ LCD TV repair

Sodium 40″ LCD TV repair
Introduction A friend of mine had this defective TV set and wanted me to take a look at it. When plugged in the red led would light up and you could power it on to...

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10W scrap solar cell panel

10W scrap solar cell panel
Introduction I wanted to investigate what kind of performance a solar panel build entirely from scrap materials would give. For the purpose I sourced broken solar cells from ebay, metal frame and acrylic from a...

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Teardowns, a complete list.

Teardowns, a complete list.
2016/03/03: Teardown – Schneider Electric frequency inverter ALTIVAR71 2016/03/28: Teardown – Eaton Powerware 30 kVA UPS 2016/06/23: GSM 900 MHz power amplifier teardown 2016/07/01: Ericsson RBS 2216 900 MHz base station teardown 2016/07/10: Nokia Siemens

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