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EEVblog #1334 – Mystery Dumpster Teardown

Mystery dumpster teardown time! With the most amazing mechanical mains power switch you’ll ever see! ...


  1. You just got me laughing like an idiot in front of my computer screen. Awesome reference! Geez, that movie is actually older than I am…

    • Me as well, as soon as he said he agreed it was whimpy I was thinking oh god, is he gonna reference that movie?! I had to burst out laughing at that. hahaha

  2. Please get your Swiss Army Knife back, that’s scary…

  3. I`m waiting for the day when Dave opens his packages with a laser sword.
    (And of course the day when he cleans up the mess in his lab)

  4. Alexandre Kachler

    Wenger or Victorinox ?

    No more a question, it’s the same compagny since 2005:


  5. If the network printer card ever stops working just reflow the solder on the main BGA chip and it will start working again.

  6. Great to see the core storage array.
    I used to work for IBM and a colleague was tasked to find some core storage as the last ditch back up RAM for the Space Shuttle. He found a manufacturer that still had the equipment stored away and was able to construct new core storage for NASA.
    After the Challenger exploded on take off, they recovered debris from the bottom of the Atlantic and managed to recover the last moments of the flight telemetry data from it.
    Go Core Storage!

  7. Here is how such memory modules were produced in Poland in ’70.
    Starts about 2:25.

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