Posted on November 22nd, 2013 16 comments
Dave checks out the Manfrotto 396B 3-section double articulated arm to see if it’s suitable for his bench video camera work. Also, the Manfrotto 035 super clamp and the 237HD heavy duty flex arm.
DIY camera mount: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrpFLN7fTqg
DIY microscope stand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkFcwL6tAbw
Posted on November 19th, 2013 20 comments
An update on the Rigol DP832 lab power supply fix.
Original video HERE
Posted on November 17th, 2013 1 comment
Dave demonstrates how to do some basic in-house EMC Pre-Compliance conducted emissions testing on a DC powered product using an open source hardware Line Impedance Stabilisation Network (LISN) box, and a low cost Rigol DSA815 spectrum analyser
NOTE: As stated on the product page, this product and technique is for DC powered products only, it is not to be used for the mains supply.
EMC Test Facility: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM3jWYGNoLU
Posted on November 13th, 2013 5 comments
Dave tears down and salves some parts from old Panasonic, Telstra, Cisco, Nortel, and Polycom PABX and VOIP phones found in the dumpster.
Are there any salvageable parts in them?
Posted on November 11th, 2013 64 comments
Dave rants about Youtube’s latest change and the forcing of Google+ upon all Youtube users and content creators who want to interact.