Posted on October 4th, 2014 3 comments
A followup on the FLIR TG165 Visual Thermometer / Thermal Camera teardown. A look at the micro-shutter and some thermal chamber experiments and scope measurements on the SPI data from the Lepton sensor used.
Posted on October 1st, 2014 4 comments
What’s inside the new FLIR TG165 Visual IR Thermometer / Thermal Camera using the new Lepton sensor?
How does it compare to the FLIR ONE & FLIR E4?
Does it have a calibration shutter?
Does it have any extra capability built in ready to be hacked?
How easy is it to open? (SPOILER – it’s a BASTARD!)
Teardown Photos: COMING SOON
Posted on September 30th, 2014 4 comments
High density Mitra 125 16KB magnetic core ferrite memory from the 1970’s
Eric LPRS low power radio modules
Posted on September 27th, 2014 4 comments
Dave shows how to upgrade an Agilent/Keysight 6643A/6642A/6641A system dc power supply to have front panel binding posts.
Sense lines are added to improve the high current accuracy.
Operation Manual HERE
Service Manual + Schematic HERE
Auction Score video HERE
Posted on September 24th, 2014 2 comments
Inside a Polar Wearlink chest strap fitness heart rate monitor monitor transmitter.
Also a look at and some attempted decoding of the signal with the Tektronix MDO3000 oscilloscope.