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EEVblog 1462 – Dymo Label DRM SUCKS!

Don’t buy the new Dymo 550 or 5XL label printers, they now use DRM NFC/RFID technology in the paper rolls to force you into using their labels at 10 TIMES the cost! EFF: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/02/worst-timeline-printer-company-putting-drm-paper-now NXP NFC chip: https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/data-sheet/SL2S2602.pdfSLRC610 RFID/NFC frontend: https://au.mouser.com/datasheet/2/302/SLRC610-1127743.pdf Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/reviews/dymo-550-thermal-printer-drm-hacking/ Photos: Podcast: Download

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EEVblog 1413 – Oscilloscope Current Probe TEARDOWN + DEMO

Teardown and measurements with the Micsig CP2100B 2.5MHz oscilloscope current probe. Also a demonstration of mains switch mode power supply current and noise measurement, and also some performance tests. Use the coupon code FLUX for 15% off! And paying with crypto gets you a further discount on top of that! ...

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EEVblog 1378 – NEW Uni-T UT61E+ Multimeter – Still bang-per-buck king?

Is the new Uni-T UT61E+ Multimeter still the bang-per-buck king the existing UT61-E was? How does it compare? Is the increased cost worth it? https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AaRaJS https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9foaZO And what about the ANENG AM870 at half the price? https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AFiPjA Flickr photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/eevblog/albums/72157718441411852 Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1378-new-uni-t-ut61e-multimeter/ Podcast: Download

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