Category Archives: Hardware

Grilltider?

Om man har en smartwatch såsom LG G Watch R eller Moto 360 så kan man byta ut urtavlan mot en man hittar på nätet. Jag hittade ingen tillräckligt grillig så jag gick ut och fotograferade locktermometern på WSM:en och … Continue reading

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Weather station and Linux

I have a cheap and probably not too reliable weather station called WH1080. It use wireless communication to a simple  wireless to a display that in turn can be connected to a computer via USB. My setup was documented on … Continue reading

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Reinstallation and temperature logging

Since both my previous installation and it’s documentation is gone, here’s how I set up my garage computer and setup a 1-wire temperature monitoring system. The installation took place on an old EeePC 701 with only 4GB of storage, forcing … Continue reading

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Adobe Digital Editions, Wine and VirtualBox

Adobe Digital Editions (henceforth referred to as ADE) is a program that is required for reading DRM’d ebooks (bought or borrowed from a Swedish library). The problem is that ADE is only available for Windows and OS X, but it … Continue reading

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NEX-5N and Konica Hexanon 40mm/1.8

After buying my NEX-5N, I started thinking about using it with cheap lenses from other systems. I had a Konica AR system with two lenses so I ordered an AR to NEX adapter from eBay. The picture below shows the … Continue reading

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Pairing my BT530 headset to a phone

I never seem to be able to remember this so I have to write it down. My BT headset is a Jabra BT530. To pair it with a cell phone, flip it on and press the middle button until a … Continue reading

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Epson V330 Photo scanner

I just bought a flatbed scanner, an Epson V330 photo that I wanted for scanning a lot of papers I prefer to have on the disk instead of the desk. It’s cheap, fast and produce good results, but does it … Continue reading

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There’s a new backup server in town

I decided to replace my existing backup server, a quad-core desktop machine, with something that frees up valuable space in my garage and reduces the power consumption. I decided to use my old Eee PC 701 with a 1TB external … Continue reading

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Navigon Fresh and Error 1119

I tried to update my car GPS (Navigon 2110 max) using the software Navigon Fresh. It failed with error 1119. Some quick googling hinted that I might not have enough free memory. It’s uncertain if I can upgrade my son’s … Continue reading

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Asus TV card

A year back (or was it two?), I bought a USB DVB-T  TV tuner for my Eee PC. It was an ASUS My Cinema U3100 card. I decided to plug it in on my newer Eee PC 1005HA, but couldn’t … Continue reading

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