These large LED Philips PAR38 lamps were recently on clearance sale in my local T.N. Robinsons electrical contractors for about £3, so I decided to grab one in the hopes I might be able to hack it into a low-voltage LED lamp. These are full-size PAR38 format, with most of
Hacking the Sony FD-20 to accept a composite input is easy – the tuner receives the RF transmission, produces an IF, this is then fed into IC201, a Mitsubishi M51364P Video IF Processor. The VIF IC then separates out the composite video signal, which is output on Pin 13 (in
For as long as I can remember I’ve been using Trangia-type alcohol fuelled stoves when I go camping, even though these have served my needs well they’re very limited & tend to waste fuel. I did some looking around for Paraffin/Kerosene fuelled stoves instead, as I already have this fuel
Cheap unbranded window break alarm. Here is the front of the unit, with the sounder at the top, Power/sensitivity switch at the right. Battery test button at the left. Rear of the device, with the adhesive pad used to attach it to a window. Front cover removed, showing the batteries,
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.
This is a little security measure you get with Internet Banking with the Co-Op, generates codes to confirm your identity using your bank card. About the size of a pocket calculator, this is the keypad & screen. The rear of the unit, the card slots into the top, manufactured by