Daily Archives: April 12, 2015

Salvage, Teardown: MR16-compatible LED Downlights

At the end of last year, the UNSW CATS room right next to my PhD office in the Vallentine Annexe was undergoing complete renovation. As part of the renovation, they removed all of the old luminaires, most of which were … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Lighting, Salvage | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Teardown: Another Dead “Compatible” {Laptop, Camera} Battery

Battery life is always an issue with technological devices. At least, with many larger devices, you can still solve the issue with buying a spare battery to swap in and extend your runtime away from the powerpoint. But of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, Electronics, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments