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17 October 2010

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

We purchased an Acuter Merlin/Orion Motorised AZ Mount to use with our Canon 5D Mk 2 camera on a 50 foot...

08 October 2010

Land Rover Defender Split Charge Setup

We have added a split charge system to the land rover so we can power the laptop and compressor from...

03 September 2010

Excess Packaging from RS Components

Ever think some companies include too much packing wit your orders ? I ordered a single 18 pin DIP...

13 August 2010

Merlin Panohead Modifications to take Canon 5D Mk 2

Merlin Panohead Modifications to take Canon 5D Mk 2 I recently purchased a Merlin Panohead for using...

31 May 2010

Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro Mill Dremel Addition

Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro-Mill Dremel Addon More updates for the Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro-Mill....

02 May 2010

HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock

HTC Desire Dock / Wooden Stand After buying an HTC Desire smartphone, I tried to find a suitable dock...

28 February 2010

Yet more dumb uk copyright laws

Update 05/04/2010 More info about the photography issues for this law on http://www.stop43.org.uk Update...

13 February 2010

Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro Mill Ballscrew Upgrade and Modifications

Our original milling machine has undergone several modifications since we purchased it. First...

25 January 2010

Axminster SIEG C1 Micro Lathe Modifications

When we purchased the milling machine which was later converted to be CNC we also purchased a Axminster...

19 January 2010

Apple G5 iMac Screen Flickering and Screen Corruption

Yesterday my old G5 Apple iMac started to crash and have screen corruption with windows appearing to...

06 January 2010

Gallery Updates

I have updated the site gallery with a flickr feed of my latest updates to Flickr https://www.briandorey.com/gallery/

02 January 2010

360 Panoramic Product Photo Samples

These were taken using the full Bowens studio kit to light the item using softboxes and light the background...

30 December 2009

DIY Rotary 360 Table for Product Shots

After looking at various ways to show stock items in a better format for our ecommerce sites we thought...

20 December 2009

Automatic Twitter Updates using Twitterizer Framework

On the recently redesigned Virtual Swanage website we thought it would be useful to have a Twitter feed...

21 November 2009

CNC Mill Controller for Stepper Motor Milling Machine

DIY CNC Mill Controller for Stepper Motor Milling Machine This addon to our CNC mill was made to allow...

26 October 2009

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger MK 2

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger MK 2 A DIY optical camera flash or camera trigger using a laser...

18 October 2009

DIY Camera Laser Break Beam Trigger

A DIY optical camera flash or camera trigger using a laser and basic timer circuit. I have always...

11 October 2009

Apple Mac Pro Tower High Pitch Whine

My new Mac Pro tower has had an annoying high pitched squeal or whine when moving windows or scrolling...

29 September 2009

DIY Chromakey wall

DIY wall for Chromakey green screen recording. After spending a lot of time trying to get good quality...

27 June 2009

Logitech Harmony 885 remote control 12 Volt Solar Charger

After looking for more items around the house which could be charged from the new solar system, we decided...

26 June 2009

DIY LCD monitor flush wall mount

After moving my monitors around on the office desk to make way for some new kit, I found that the best...


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