Tag Archives: experiment

Review: TBS TBS6925 PCI-e Professional Satellite Tuner Card

It’s been a very long time in the making – prior to purchasing this card in 2011, TBS had been in contact with me as I was helping them with some bug-fixing for a different model of card, and they … Continue reading

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Experiment: USB to SATA bridge chips and >2Tb drives

This article was prompted by this comment on my previous posting about disassembling the Toshiba Canvio 3Tb External Hard Drive: Hi! Love your blog, haven’t had a reason to comment yet but here goes. I recently bought some Hitachi 4TB … 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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