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Inside ASUS GL703GS-E5011T – disassembly

Posted: 23rd June 2018 by DExUS in Stuff
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Recently I had undergone a long odyssey purchasing a new notebook. It took 6 months and 5 notebook tests from 4 different manufacturers to come to a conclusion. Obviously ASUS GL703GS-E5011T won the selection. Why ? I will make a short video explaining the choice, however I was unable to find any pictures of inside […]

So I bought the HTC Vive

Posted: 21st July 2016 by DExUS in Stuff
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Some time ago (around August 2014) I got the Oculus DK2 , and I was one of the backers of the DK1. I had ordered my rift in March 2016, and I am still waiting for it to arrive. Long story short, the HTC Vive came first to my shop so I bought it since […]

Nokia 3310 Geiger Counter

Posted: 25th September 2015 by DExUS in Stuff
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So I found an old Nokia 3310 in trash at work, seems like a waste so I took it home and re-purposed it 🙂 I thought that I can put in to the chassis some of the displays that I use for arduino projects but I found out that the 3310 display can be used with […]

Geiger Counter + Gamma spectrum analyzer under 10€

Posted: 20th February 2015 by DExUS in Stuff
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The title of the post says it all. But it might be very hard to imagine to build such complicated instrument with budget under 10€ but it’s possible, kind of. I came across a circuit scheme that seemed easy to build but it was intended to be used with 8Bit A/D converter (original article). This converter is […]

Oculus Rift DK2 (user hints)

Posted: 5th August 2014 by DExUS in Stuff
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I was one the the late backers when they had already got around 500 000$ on kickstarter so I had donated only 1$, there is no need to spit in to the ocean anyways. Some time has passed and after I got e-mail that DK2 is for pre-order I had filled in the form and […]