Daily Archives: April 4, 2015

Unintentional Teardown: HP iPAQ h5550 Windows Mobile 2003 PDA

I’ve always had a fondness for the old Windows Mobile 2003SE era of PDAs. They were one of the first that I used on a regular basis, and I grew accustomed to their wide range of bare-metal apps which helped … Continue reading

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Teardown, Experiment: ST Gold (MTI) AP8-T2J & BAS 11300Mhz LNBs

An integral part of any satellite receiving system is the low-noise block downconverter (LNB), sometimes incorrectly called a “low-noise block”. As satellites use high frequencies of ~3-5Ghz for C-band and ~10-13Ghz for Ku-band transmissions and are very limited in transmission, … Continue reading

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