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Unsorted stuff. Regular blog posts.

Infrared thermometer

Ometimes I need to desolder big chips from PCB- like motherboards controllers, GPUs and other “heavy equipment”. For this purpose I used big hot air gun without any thermocontrol. To check the temperature of the chip I need something simple. … Continue reading

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Site status for 2015.03.11

I decided to “fast translate” my Lithuanian blog articles to English language. There is no special English posts here. This is done for English language readers- my Lithuanian language blog is almoust untranslatable by google translate- it is written in … Continue reading

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Mess-up with Kynar wires

This is translation of old blog post from april 2008. I am very happy, that exist such thing as Kynar wires… I used some other PCB for foreign software and messed up some port names in AVR ATMEGA controller. So … Continue reading

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Acer n35 GPS

This is abridged translation of old Lithuanian web blog article date from 2008. I’ve sold several 5AR4 vacuum radio tubes in auction and received several virtual bucks. This was very small ammount of money, so I decided to buy somethis … Continue reading

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Logic analyser

Original post from 2008, now there are good alternatives to this experiment. There is one very usefull and practical instrument for hobbyist- logic analyser. This is just instrument to collect variuos multichannel data to computer ant then analyse it offline. … Continue reading

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High power white LED and Liion battery from laptop

This is old post. Original post dated 2008.03. You can visit it at original page in Lithuanian blog. Also try to read comments to this blog post. The old post is about LED light torch using lots of typical small … Continue reading

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FT232 – USB2COM

My English version of blog is lagging. Lagging for more than 5 years. Always try to read Lithuanian version of blog using some translate program. Sorry for this lag. Now, original posting from 2008… Sometimes is very usefull to send … Continue reading

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Problems with money management?

Recent waves of economic instability caused lots of problems in small business. It was american dream to open new business, make money by your self. But now everybody can get yourself in to the trouble. Why? It is your credit … Continue reading

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PCB world is getting smaller

PCB component are getting smaller and smaller. Hobbyist must learn how to handle such miniature components and how to solder it. Some small parts are already described in old Lithuanian article about soldering LED driver on selfmade PCB. Next PCB … Continue reading

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VAG COM – connect computer to car

Yeap, time passes and English translation is lagging very much. I’ve already sold this car… Now it is the end of 2011, original post date is 2008… This is abstract from full Lithuanian article about connecting computer to automobile to … Continue reading

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