Fitting a Raptor Dash into a 1999 TD5 Defender

Fitting a Raptor Dash into a 1999 TD5 Defender

Posted Saturday 22 January 2011 10:49 Page View Counter 41

Raptor Dash Fitting in my 1998 TD5 Landrover Defender The original blog post from 2011 was lost in a database crash and so this post has been reconstructed from memory and may not be exactly the same as the first version! The radio and console switches...

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Firefox This Address is Restricted error message

Firefox This Address is Restricted error message

Posted Friday 14 January 2011 00:08 Page View Counter 25

Seems firefox has a security system to stop you browsing sites using non standard ports. To bypass: In the address bar type about:config Search for network.security.ports.banned.override If it dosnt exist, right click anywhere in the window...

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PDF Printing from a Server using C#

PDF Printing from a Server using C#

Posted Tuesday 21 December 2010 23:11 Page View Counter 27

The code below allows you to print pdf documents which are on a web server to an attached or network printer. Under IIS 7 I found that you need to setup a user account with permisisons for Acrobat Reader and printing which is then assigned to the Application...

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Acuter Merlin Orion Motorised AZ Mount controlled by a Wii Nunchuk with remote zoom Part 2

Acuter Merlin Orion Motorised AZ Mount controlled by a Wii Nunchuk with remote zoom Part 2

Posted Wednesday 20 October 2010 23:09 Page View Counter 38

Continued from Part One. The design mockup on the EasyPIC6 development board was transferred to a breadboard for final testing and then the circuit was build on an offcut of stripboard. Source code for the project can be downloaded in a zip file...

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Acuter Merlin Orion Motorised AZ Mount controlled by a Wii Nunchuk with remote zoom

Acuter Merlin Orion Motorised AZ Mount controlled by a Wii Nunchuk with remote zoom

Posted Sunday 17 October 2010 23:36 Page View Counter 218

We purchased an Acuter Merlin/Orion Motorised AZ Mount to use with our Canon 5D Mk 2 camera on a 50 foot telescopic mast fitted to our Land Rover Defender for high level photography for our new business venture (www.apexviews.co.uk) Initial tests using...

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Land Rover Defender Split Charge Setup

Land Rover Defender Split Charge Setup

Posted Friday 08 October 2010 21:07 Page View Counter 43

We have added a split charge system to the land rover so we can power the laptop and compressor from a second battery when using the Clark Mast. The rear seats on the passenger side have been removed and a box built with a padded top to hold the battery,...

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Excess Packaging from RS Components

Excess Packaging from RS Components

Posted Friday 03 September 2010 12:03 Page View Counter 34

Ever think some companies include too much packing wit your orders ? I ordered a single 18 pin DIP chip from RS Components and expected it to ship in a small bag, this is what turned up today! The box which is over 70cm long box With lots of brown...

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Merlin Panohead Modifications to take Canon 5D Mk 2

Merlin Panohead Modifications to take Canon 5D Mk 2

Posted Friday 13 August 2010 16:05 Page View Counter 36

Merlin Panohead Modifications to take Canon 5D Mk 2 I recently purchased a Merlin Panohead for using with the 15m telescopic mast which is on order for aerial photography. I found that the Merlin Panohead's standard camera mounting bracket doesn't...

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Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro Mill Dremel Addition

Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro Mill Dremel Addition

Posted Monday 31 May 2010 22:42 Page View Counter 35

Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro-Mill Dremel Addon More updates for the Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro-Mill. In order to drill PCB's and work on some small engraving jobs we found that we needed a much faster spindle speed than the standard motor will allow....

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HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock

HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock

Posted Sunday 02 May 2010 20:07 Page View Counter 64

HTC Desire Dock / Wooden Stand After buying an HTC Desire smartphone, I tried to find a suitable dock or stand for holding the phone while syncing and charging the phone. I ordered one from ebay over 3 weeks ago but the seller has let me down and hasn't...

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