Category Archives: Miscellaneous

EEVblog #1124 – Rigol 7000 Oscilloscope Teardown

Inside the new Rigol 7000 Series oscilloscope with custom ASIC’s.
Also a look at the bootloader code for potential hacks.

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1124-rigol-7000-oscilloscope-teardown/

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EEVblog #1123 – EEVblog Meetup 2 Electric Boogaloo

A look at the recent EEVblog meetup and the projects people bought along to show off. And you won’t believe which companies advertised at the event! 😀

Kickstarter Particle Accelerator: https://awesome.tech/

BrunoPoweeer: https://www.youtube.com/user/bruno2bari
MakersMuse: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMakersMuse
MickMake: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7GMT3ohvYEAJFDenzj9EMQ

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1123-eevblog-meetup-2-electric-boogaloo/

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eevBLAB #52 – My Personal Data STOLEN from the Government!

All my personal data was STOLEN from the Western Australian Government’s Perth Mint thanks to a third party data breach.
Obvious serious identity theft implications for customers as a result.

Perth Mint CEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsjHlgTchnE

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblab-52-my-personal-data-stolen-from-the-government!/

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EEVblog #1122 – Raspberry Pi 3 PoE Hat FAIL Investigation

The new official Power Over Ethernet (PoE) hat for the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ has been reported to fail with an overcurrent error when powering USB devices.
Dave investigates and narrows it down until, well, something goes horribly wrong…

Rpi forum: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=220984

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EEVblog #1121 – Fontus goes BANKRUPT!

Who saw it coming?, Fontus have filed for bankruptcy!
The infamous “self-filling water bottle” that raised $340k on Indiegogo has gone bankrupt and delivered nothing.
You ‘canna beat the laws of physics Captain!

https://www.ksv.at/insolvenzfaelle/insolvenz-fontus-water-technology-gmbh-1030-wien
http://www.fontus.at/fontus-update.pdf
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fontus-the-self-filling-water-bottles#/

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1121-fontus-goes-bankrupt!/

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EEVblog #1120 – How To Understand Polarised Light

Gav “The Mechatronics Guy” explains circular polarised light and demonstrates his physical laser cut models to help understand this concept in his quest to make a pixel mapped polarised light camera.
How do 3D shutter glasses work?

https://tinkerings.org/

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EEVBlog #1119 – Designing a 1kV Isolated Oscilloscope

Bart Schroder from Cleverscope talks about the challenges in designing the world’s highest performance isolated oscilloscope.

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EEVblog #1118 – Why Are Studio Monitors Noisy?

Why do many powered studio monitor speakers have a low level audible background noise?
This is an issue with many big and popular brand monitors like KRK, Yamaha, JBL, Alesis and many others
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