Category: electronics

Things that have to do with electronics

9) I Made Penny Batteries #NewThingEveryDay

9) I Made Penny Batteries #NewThingEveryDay

I was watching the King Of Random's channel again last night and I found his video on how to make a three penny battery. I'm an electrical engineer, ...
Adding a Cord Wrapper to an iPod Touch Case

Adding a Cord Wrapper to an iPod Touch Case

When I bought my 1st Generation iPod touch I found what I thought was the perfect case: the DLO Jam Jacket. It let me get a grip on my slippery iPod ...

ASUS P5Q SE2 Serial Connector Pinout

I had to search a while to find this pinout, so I might as well post it so someone else can find it --  although I have a feeling that I'll be the one ...

Bricking and Unbricking My iPod Touch While Upgrading To 2.1

I've been happily running my iPod Touch with it's original 1.1.4 firmware (jailbroken of course), but there were some apps that I really wanted from t ...

Not Just Hype: Antec Earthwatts Power Supply

My the overload protection in my power supply started randomly shutting down my computer, so I figured I'd replace it with an 80 Plus rated power supp ...

The Story of an Ipod Touch and a Cheap USB Power Adapter

I bought an Inspire USB Power adapter to charge my new iPod Touch by my bedside and when I travel. While I have had no problems with it fully chargin ...

Tracfone and SMS

After experimenting with my Motorola C139, I have determined that it costs 0.3 units to send a text message and 0.3 units to open a new text message.& ...
Upgrading the Archos Jukebox 6000: Part I

Upgrading the Archos Jukebox 6000: Part I

My Archos Jukebox had been crashing more and more.  I thought that maybe the hard drive was starting to show its age.  I wanted to replace t ...
Lost The Magic Smoke

Lost The Magic Smoke

Last Saturday morning, just as I was preparing to go to Mille Lacs, I discovered my MythTV server had stopped working.  Luckily, just the power s ...