The future is here! Thanks to the awesome new USB standard, USB 3.1 and USB-C, we can now use USB to charge or power our devices. Power can go in either direction in USB-C ports, which makes it very versatile. It can handle up to 100 watts Continue reading Charging your laptop from a USB power bank – #0101
Though it’s pretty common-knowledge that Batteroo’s 80% increase claims for their Batteriser is a flat-out lie in 95% of devices out there, there’s still another test that we can do, and that’s what this video is about.
EEVBlog forum member Jay_Diddy_B whipped up some custom PCBs with a boost converter setup Continue reading Batteriser Bullshit Part 3 – Batteriser Mock-ups vs. Regular Alkalines (BUSTED!) – #0100
UPDATE: Holy crap, it’s already my 100th video! I completely forgot, so I’ll have to make a special video to celebrate soon.
But anyway, do you have a Rigol DP832A and hate the stock user interface? ME TOO! Did you know that if you have newer firmware, you Continue reading Rigol DP832 / DP832A – How to Update Firmware to add “Classic” UI – #0099
0:10 – Intro
9:03 – I show and explain my setup
12:29 – The full timelapse, start to finish
13:03 – I show the resulting data and graph
20:06 – I talk about downsides and pitfalls to using batteriser that batteriser likes won’t mention
Batteriser (by Batteroo) is still bullshit. In this video, I Continue reading Batteriser Bullshit Part 2: Debunking Their Rigged GPS Video – #0098
This is the final video for the $50 multimeter shootout. In this video, I head to the garage to drop each multimeter 3+ times from one meter height onto the concrete floor. I include slow motion shots (recorded at 240 fps and played back at 30 fps).
In this video, I plug each multimeter into the mains, then turn the range selector through each range, then back to volts AC to see if it survives. Will there be any fireworks? Watch and see!
This is a detailed review of the Circuit-Test DMR-6550 Digital Multimeter.
This is a detailed review of the UEI / UTL UTLDM2 digital multimeter.
This is a detailed review of the Southwire 12070T digital multimeter.
This is the detailed review of the Uni-T UT61D multimeter. If you’re considering this multimeter, I recommend saving up another $6 and getting the UT61E model instead. It’s nearly identical as far as the chassis, only with better hardware inside.