Here’s a piece of medical equipment that in recent years has become extremely cheap, – a Pulse Oximeter, used to determine the oxygen saturation in the blood. These can be had on eBay for less than £15. This one has a dual colour OLED display, a single button for powering
Another random teardown from the junk box time! Here’s an old Motorola DECT landline phone, no use to me as I’ve not used a landline for many years. Not much on the back, other than the battery compartment for a pair of AAA rechargables. The base unit contains the charger.
Here’s another bit of commercial gear, a catering thermometer. These are used to check the internal temperature of foods such as meat, to ensure they’re cooked through. This was given to me with some damage, the battery cover is missing & the plastic casing itself is cracked. Power is provided
From the factory, the GY561 meter uses alkaline AAA cells for power. As these are not rechargable, and I don’t carry any other devices that take such batteries, I figured I’d replace them with a single Lithium Polymer cell that I can charge via USB. Here’s the battery compartment, with
Here is a more modern phone, the Motorola V360v. Features include Dual screens, 640×480 VGA camera, full col our TFT Main LCD, SD-Micro slot. Here on the back the grey scale LCD can be seen, with the camera lens to the right of the Motorola logo Here the phone is
This is a HP PhotoSmart 375 portable photo printer. With built in card reader, screen & PictBridge. Top of the printer showing the UI Buttons & Screen. Front of the unit, card reader slots at the top, Pictbridge USB connector at top left. Paper out slot at bottom. Cartridge door