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EEVblog #70 – Turn your Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope into a 100MHz DS1102E (Hack)

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The ingenious EEVblog viewers have finally cracked the Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope. All you need is a serial port cable and you can turn your 50MHz DS1052E into the 100MHz DS1102E.
Dave shows you step-by-step how easy it is, and that it does actually Continue reading EEVblog #70 – Turn your Rigol DS1052E Oscilloscope into a 100MHz DS1102E (Hack)

EEVblog #67 – Hacking the Princeton Tec EOS LED Headlamp with a Cree XPG

Dave does a teardown of the Princeton Tec EOS headlamp and mods it with a new Cree XPG LED.
Throw in a quick reverse engineer of the circuit, gratuitous scope shots, torturing a thermistor, a practical demonstration of why you really do need 5 multimeters on your bench, and as usual Continue reading EEVblog #67 – Hacking the Princeton Tec EOS LED Headlamp with a Cree XPG