For one of my recent projects, I needed to automatically fetch oscilloscope samples to PC for automatic analysis. I own the Owon SDS7102V oscilloscope so the first step was to find how to get data from it. The oscilloscope supports …

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As anybody probably is at some time in life, I was quite surprised at the sum on one of the recently received electricity bills. I live in a multiple apartment building with a single electricity counter and with the other …

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If you are using a NEO M8N GPS module you might consider updating the firmware to get more sattelite constellations available. Of coure everything you do on your own risk – here is just a writeup of what worked for …

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This Yamaha PSR-18 is an old (almost as old as me) entry level digital synthesiser that I owned for quite some time. Unfortunately due to continual use some of the keys started having issues, they needed to be pressed harder …

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I recently ordered some small 13x13mm GPS antennas from TME to test them on NEO-6 GPS receiver modules. In the datasheet they are shown with U.FL connectors needed to connect them to the receiver modules. However they are marked as …

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So just a followup on Nikon 10-30mm VR lens repair. These lens had a serial issue, which caused lens to become unusable after many zoom operations. Nikon issued a recall/free service for the lens. The repair shop did at first …

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