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Solar Hot Water data logging

After the solar hot water system was installed, the installer showed me how I could go to the controller and see the temperatures at the collectors and two different positions in the water tank....

Oscilloscope Music

Giving the XY mode of my GwInstek GDS-1022 digital oscilloscope a go with Jerobeam Fenderson demo oscilloscope music track. Love it! Not quite as good as through an analog scope, but not bad! Music...

Masska nixie display

A client approached me to make a nixie clock and while perusing my website saw my Four Letter Word display using B-7971 nixie tubes. He asked if I could make one but have it...

Wemos temperature sensors

Finished the temperature sensors which I now have around the house. Used a protoshield for the Wemos D1 mini with the DS18B20 digital temperature sensor. Power is supplied via a powerbank which has two...

LCD monitor repair

Opened up an older 19″ LCD monitor that was turning itself off after running for a short amount of time. Got to the power supply board and found these bulging electrolytic capacitors. Sure sign...

Vane Nixie Clock

I haven’t come across many white multimeter cases before, it’s a different look! Think it still works well as a nixie clock. Clock and tube PCB’s for the tubehobby microprocessor were used and IN-14 nixie tubes...

VFD approximate clock

This is a clock that shows you the time more like you would say it, not the exact time. So when it is 10:38am, it will show you “it’s twenty minutes to eleven” on...

Buchanan Nixie Clock

One thing I love about this original multimeter is the hand made nature of it. All of the labelling has been engraved by hand and painted white. The maker even engraved his name in the...