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Sony TC-K5 repair

Restoring another piece of gear from 1977 Sony TC-K5 Video Specs Type: 2-head, single compact cassette deckTrack System: 4-track, 2-channel stereoTape Speed: 4.8 cm/sHeads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x eraseTape Type: type I, FeCr, CrO2Noise Reduction: BFrequency Response: 20Hz to
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MeanWell Se-450-24

Teardown of MeanWell SE-450-24

After several years of use I decided to do Teardown MeanWell SE-450-24 and attempt to replace the fan for quite one. Check my teardown video: Here are specs of the MeanWell SE-450-24 Here are detailed photos from the PDB
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Crycial P1 CT1000P1SSD8

Crycial P1 NVME SSD 1TB with Startech PCIE Adapter

In order to accelerate my Video editing I decided to invest in NVME SSD. I have purchased Crucial P1 1TB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD – CT1000P1SSD8. But turned out that my mother board doe not have M.2 connector so I had to invest in PCIe to M2 adapter. After quite a bit of
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ABOV A96T218GDN

Induction Cooktop Teardown

Component details on Salton Induction Cooktop from COSTCO: User Control MCU: ABOV A96T218GDNhttps://www.abov.co.kr/en/sub02/sub01_view.php?ca_id=A01020&it_id=171 Inverter Control MCU Holtek Semiconductorhttps://www.holtek.com/productdetail/-/vg/HT45F0057
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2TB portable hard drive from WD Review

Here is the quick look at one of the smaller conventional portable hard drive form WD. I decided to get one to see how modern conventional hard drives perform because they are not expensive these days. First check the video: Here are real numbers:
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Kiddle Smoke Alarm from COSTCO

Quick teardown on the inexpensive smoke alarm from COSTCO Close up images of the PCB
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Amazon Echo Show 5, Exploded

Amazon Echo Show 5

Could not resist temptation to check what inside Amazon Echo Show 5. To see what makes it chooch 🙂 Check detailed video of the disassembly: Check these high resolution images of the Amazon Echo Show 5
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Adafruit CLUE

Is not your ordinary micro:bit clone I was happy to snag an alpha version of Adafruit CLUE, straight from the hot baking sheet. When Adafruit Industries release limited batch of their new development board. I was really stoked to get this one as I really like BBC micro:bit and
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Sylvania Motion Sensor LED Light

Many wonders can be spotted in Dollarstore, one of the is Sylvania Motion Sensor LED Light Yet another Motion LED light incorporating PIR sensor technology. This time from decent brand Sylvania Check my latest video about tear down of Sylvania Motion Sensor LED Light I purchased
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WYZE Cam V2

What is inside that little cube called WYZE Cam V2? Few days ago I jumped on hype train and purchased WYZE Cam V2. This little Wireless security camera, which is very handy as baby or pet monitor and it cost only 19.99$ or 37$ CAD. ( I believe it is very unfair price in Canadian
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