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Salvaged: Canopus EZDV PAL PCI Card

Another one of my salvages. It’s rare that I see one of these – this is a Canopus EZDV PAL capture/encode card. You would think that with a miniDV camera that it would be as simple as plugging it into … Continue reading

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Salvage and Tech Flashback: Pioneer CT-W430 and Compact Cassettes

I guess today, I’m going to try and do a two-in-one post because the circumstances just so aligned. Another one of those UNSW Electrical Engineering salvage runs turned up this gem – a Pioneer CT-W430 dual cassette deck! This was … Continue reading

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Salvage: Unisearch PC-ECG ISA Card

Another interesting salvage from UNSW – pulled from a disposed machine in Electrical Engineering. This one is a Unisearch PC-ECG v2.1 ISA Card. As one can guess from the name, this card is meant to perform electrocardiograph functions on a … Continue reading

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Salvage: Axiom Technology AX5411/AX5411H DAQ Card

A little while back, I salvaged these cards from boxes just outside of UNSW Electrical Engineering Room 201. Special thanks goes to Mr. Chris Lu for giving me permission to remove these and keep them. AX5411 (specs from here) 60kHz … Continue reading

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Salvaged: Dranetz Series 606-3 Line Disturbance Analyzer

Another day, another salvage – this time, a Dranetz Series 606-3 Line Disturbance Analyzer. Just a forewarning – this post is image-heavy! Anyway, this is another one of those items being thrown out by UNSW Electrical Engineering, who can resist … Continue reading

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Saving the Adret Electronique CS201 Frequency Generator Synthesizer

So I salvaged an Adret Electronique CS201, but I wasn’t able to test it owing to the fact that the power connection was made by an odd connector. One could always give in now and just throw it out or … Continue reading

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Salvage of the Day: Adret CS 201 Generator Synthesizer

As the beginning of the year comes, it seems like everyone in EE at UNSW is cleaning out. One thing I managed to lug home today is an Adret Electronique CS 201 Generator Synthesizer. I’ve never heard of the brand … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: Tektronix 1106 Oscilloscope Battery

Those who are my direct friends on Facebook and have been following the comments on the BWD 141 Function Generator posts would have seen my friend Charith talk about this. Also thrown out in the same pile of trash in … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: BWD 141 Signal Generator

Just the other day, roaming around UNSW’s Electrical Engineering building, I saw an old signal generator carelessly discarded into a pile of rubbish. Look at it – it is so pretty. It looks like an old radio! Nice large analog … Continue reading

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