8 kW Induction Cooktop Teardown

Teardown of a 8 kW induction cooktop, supplied from 2 single phase mains and neutral. Modular construction with two inverter modules and changeable coils. To get a full explanation on Quasi-Resonant induction heaters, check out my teardown and hacking videos …

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Intel i5-12600K 4K Rendering PC Build (930€)

A overdue needed upgrade of my PC! The Intel i7-4790K gets replaced with a i5-12600K. Double the RAM and Quadruple the SSD. This is my take on a budget PC upgrade for a powerful 4K PC. This new PC will …

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Sony ZV-E10 Vlogging Camera Unboxing, Test and Review

I bought the sony ZV-E10 vlogging Camera, as it was on offer during black friday in 2022. I had my eye on this camera for a while, but it was too expensive to upgrade and upgrading to 4K has other …

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Migatronic FocusStick 161E Stick Welder Teardown

A teardown of a Migatronic FocusStick 161E stick welder. I take apart and show the current paths of the system. This stick welder is adjustable from 20 to 160 Ampere. If you love welding machines, check out my other videos …

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How to build a Tesla Coil. Design, Theory and Compromises!

A live broadcast with focus on h ow to build a Tesla Coil, designing Tesla coils, with special focus on the DRSSTC topology. Frequently Asked Questions about the Tesla coil theory and design tools is answered to my best knowledge …

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8000FPS Slow Motion Tesla Coil Spark Formation and Collapsing Hot Spots

Slow motion Tesla Coil recordings of SSTC sparks. Recorded at 8000 frames per second and replayed at 15-30 frames per second. Notice the step leader, known from natural lightning strikes and the hot spots that might be forming from collapsing …

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Post-Soviet Tesla Coil Teardown and Test

Tesla Coil Teardown and test of a Post-Soviet era Tesla coil. Hardware and circuit analysis with a spark throwing test. For a discussion of teardown and hardware, come on over to HVF and join the fun 🙂 Tesla Coil Hardware …

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Cisco Cable TV Optical Node and RF Amplifier Teardown

Teardown of Cisco / Scientific Atlanta Cable TV optical node and drop amplifier. These are modern versions running on fiber networks. These small amplifiers are used in houses where it is not practical to use a receiving antenna to get …

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TIG & Stick Welder, Migatronic Pilot 1800 Teardown

A teardown of a Migatronic Pilot 1800, a combined TIG & stick welder. TIG is short for Tungsten Inert Gas and refers to the tip of the welding handle, which is made out of tungsten. A inert gas comes from …

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Radiometer Copenhagen OSG 42b Oscilloscope Repair, From The 1950’ish

The previous owner of this Danish vintage oscilloscope had tried to plug it in and the only result was smoke! I was asked if I wanted it for repair or it would be thrown out. The Radiometer Copenhagen OSG 42b …

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