Monthly Archives: May 2013

Another successful repair

This is the board from a friend’s cable modem. It stopped working, so he opened it up, suspecting bad capacitors, which were the biggest cause of electronics failure between 1999 and 2006 (just my estimate). Hard to see from this … Continue reading

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Biggest revolving door I have ever seen

At ikea. Holy shit!

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Toasted banana, Jack!

This is the banana jack housing of the positive 12V cable for my Reprap 3D printer. This is plugged into a PC power supply rated at 475 watts, 380 watts for the 12V rails I am using in parallel. While … Continue reading

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Ottawa is beautiful

Andrew Haydon Park

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Insulation

Trying to ensure no warp on an x-carriage. Quick, someone patent this.

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Guts of a fuel dispenser

I was at an Esso (did you know the name is from S. O. for “Standard Oil”?) and a repair tech was working on a machine. As a tech myself, I had to have a peek. Here is an image … Continue reading

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IGUS bushings from SDP/SI

In ABS holders from Aleph Objects, printed on my machine of course. Ready for a speed upgrade!

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