Electronics

Projects using electronic components and circuits

Blog post for ESP8266 Wifi RGB LED Controller

ESP8266 Wifi RGB LED Controller

Adding RGB to all the things in the loft workshop using an ESP8266 Wifi module to make a custom RGB LED Controller

Blog post for New AMD Ryzen 9 3900X PC build in Fractal Design Meshify S2 case

New AMD Ryzen 9 3900X PC build in Fractal Design Meshify S2 case

PC built time for the loft workshop with a new AMD Ryzen 9 3900X PC build in Fractal Design Meshify S2 case

Blog post for Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart Speaker with Clock Teardown

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart Speaker with Clock Teardown

Teardown time with an Amazon Echo Dot 3rd generation smart speaker with a built in LED clock on the side

Blog post for Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link Power Consumption Modification

Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link Power Consumption Modification

Modifying a Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link Power to reduce its power consumption when being used to monitor a devices energy usage

Blog post for Yaesu VX-6 New Data Cable Fix

Yaesu VX-6 New Data Cable Fix

Modifying a new eBay USB data cable for a Yaesu VX-6 radio which was sending wrong voltages to the radio and other missing parts from the circuit

Blog post for Pioneer SX-N30 Stereo Receiver 12V Remote Output Mod

Pioneer SX-N30 Stereo Receiver 12V Remote Output Mod

Modifying a Pioneer SX-N30 Stereo Receiver to add a remote control 12 volt output

Blog post for Synology DiskStation DS411II Repair - Blue Flashing LED

Synology DiskStation DS411+II Repair - Blue Flashing LED

Fixing a blue flashing LED problem on our Synology DiskStation DS411+II NAS drive due to a bug with the Intel Atom C2538 processor

Blog post for The importance of checking your data backups

The importance of checking your data backups

Check your data backups regularly. Don't wait until you need them and find out your backup system has failed

Blog post for Sony Bravia 55XE90 KD-55XE9005 Teardown VR Damage

Sony Bravia 55XE90 KD-55XE9005 Teardown VR Damage

An an unfortunate VR accident involving my 55 inch Sony Bravia TV created a perfect opportunity for a tear-down.