Well it’s time for a new DMM. After the last pair of eBay El-Cheapo Chinese meters just didn’t last very well, I decided a proper meter was required. This one is a Tenma 72-10405, stocked by Farnell for under £60. Not quite as many festures as the cheapo Chinese meters,
Here is a 2Gbit Fibre Channel transceiver from Cisco Systems in SFP module format. Here the shield has been removed from the bottom of the module (it just clips off). The bottom of the PCB can be seen, with the copper interface on the
This is a cheap Sigma branded keychain photoframe. User buttons for power & selecting photos are on the left. There are two white LEDs on the bottom edge that function as a torch as well. Front of the unit removed, showing the LCD module. The USB jack is bottom left,
An old Xircom Ethernet card for a laptop. This uses the old 50 pin PCMCIA interface. Rear of the card with the MAC address & card spec details. PCB removed from the outer shield. Xircom ethernet chipset centre. Special socket on the right fits a RJ-45 adaptor lead. 00
Pocket sized GPS navigator. Here is shown the greyscale dot matrix LCD. Serial interface on the back of the unit. Pinout from left is +3v, Rx, Tx, GND. PCB Removed from the casing. RTC backup battery in the centre of board, CPU & flash ROM on the left. GPS chipset
Here is a PSP Slim that recently died. For those that are interested, here is the ID label, this is a PSP-2003. Here the front of the unit has been removed, showing the first internal components. Here is the unit with the LCD removed, here the mainboard is partially visible.
Here is an old Belkin Wireless G network card. This is a PCMCIA version. Here is the bottom of the device, with all the details. Plastic antenna cover removed, showing the pair of 2.4GHz etched antennae. There is a pair of LEDs on the upper left of the PCB showing