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iPod

Front
Front

Old iPod with damaged screen. Here is the front with the Click Wheel.

Cover Removed
Cover Removed

Cover removed from the back, here the HDD is the biggest visible part.

Mainboard
Mainboard

Back cover removed from the unit, here is the back of the screen & the main PCB.

Back Cover
Back Cover

Back cover with the battery & headphone jack PCB.

Battery
Battery

Closeup of the Li-Ion battery.

Front Removed
Front Removed

Front removed from the unit, the touch sensitive Click Wheel PCB is folded away from the mainboard here.

Buttons
Buttons

Tactile switches underneath the Click Wheel.

HDD
HDD

1.8″ hard drive. Toshiba MK3008GAL.

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Bandridge VA-315

Front Panel
Front Panel

This is a small audio mixer, marketed for camcorder audio dubbing.

Rear Panel
Rear Panel

I/O Panel on the rear of the unit. Contains a small preamp, but will not drive speakers directly. Power is a 9v battery or plugpack.

PCB Front
PCB Front

Front of the PCB removed from the case. Mic preamp bottom right corner. Each channel has it’s own Preamp IC between the faders.

PCB Rear
PCB Rear

Rear of the PCB.

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Marmitek Gigavideo 30

Antenna
Antenna

Here is a Marmitek Gigavideo 30 2.4GHz wireless video transmitter, has a receiver paired which will be uploaded shortly. Here is a view of the antennae, the large flat one being the 2.4GHz directional, the whip antenna possibly performing IR relay functions for the remote control.

Bottom Label
Bottom Label

For all those interested, here’s the bottom label.

PCB Top
PCB Top

The top cover removed reveals the main PCB. Big metal can is the RF transmitter circuitry. was encapsulated circuitry below that looks like an FM modulator for the whip antenna. Big TO220 package on heatsink is a LM7805 5-Volt regulator for the transmitter module.

These units work fantastically well when the antennas are aligned properly, at a decent range, however, they do have a nasty habit of doubling as a very effective WiFi LAN jammer.