Posted on June 30th, 2015 6 comments
A big mailbag episode, getting through lots of backlog.
P.S. Yes I failed to twig to the cordless ESD strap. Will have to do a video debunking this!
NicaDrone EPM688 OpenGrab Electro Permanent Magnet
For UAV/drone payload pickup
Fused USB to UART adapter (FTDI-Free)
A PCB designed in AutoCAD.
Freescale tower system modular development platform
Perf prototype board
Pulsed Light laser LIDAR module
A fun FAIL button, and a whole lot more.
Posted on June 23rd, 2015 3 comments
Another Mailbag. Something super cute arrived today!, what is it?
Pleo baby animatronic dinosaur!
5260 Cable simulator teardown
Hewlett Packard service manuals
Tektronix PAL Vectorscope
Siemens motor inverters
Fluke One Touch Network Assistant Analyser teardown
Posted on June 3rd, 2015 3 comments
Another Mailbag, Dave opens his mail. What have people sent in this week?
Tekbox self powered active load
Original Sony TPS-L2 Walkman from 1979
Sony DAT Walkman
Sony Video Walkman
Matrix SR4000 autochromatic tuner
SunStar 1:18 scale Delorean Time Machine
Soviet Union Elecktronika MK52 Calculator
Posted on May 19th, 2015 4 comments
Mailbag time again. Dave opens his mail. What random stuff awaits?
Marble Run video below
A vintage Japanese Sharp X68000 video game home computer from the 1980’s
Teardowns of an industrial controller, a LED light controller, ABB industrial switchmode power supply, Casio FX-3800P programmable calculator, old Gossen digital multimeter and a German analog meter.
Surprise visit by Sagan
Two Kickstarter Projects:
Bluetooth Audio Link (BAL)
A solar powered propeller hat and electronics business card http://shop.asmyldof.com/
ICL7136 Multimeter chipset
Posted on March 31st, 2015 6 comments
Kan Jam flying disc
Psion 3A Organiser
1974 808 RapidMan Calculator made in Canada.
Russian IN-9 Neon bargraph display tube.
Info & characteristic curves
Wifi cellphone battery charging bullshit Kickstarter
RF Energy Harvesting. Can a WiFi signal light up a LED?
Flir VP50 Non-Contact voltage detector.
Freescale PowerQuicc II security processor:
APC Netbotz Room Monitor