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Problem: Agilent Technologies U1173A Compatibility with Windows 10

For Christmas in 2014, I decided to get myself a decent multimeter which could do data logging. This turned out to be the Agilent U1241B, along with a U1173A for USB to IR connectivity. At the time, the cable was … Continue reading

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Teardown, Repair & Test: AY/Generic UV EPROM Eraser

With many older computers and their peripherals, the firmware code is stored inside a ROM chip of some sort. These were unlike the later EEPROMs and Flash chips which could be electrically erased and reprogrammed. Instead, these chips were often … Continue reading

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Fix: Soft-subtitles cause video to stutter in MPC-HC

Soft-subtitles are a wonderful invention. Basically they’re just a set of scripts with the subtitle text, some timing information, and in some formats, some formatting and animation options. It’s up to your computer to render this and overlay it over … Continue reading

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