Dave can smell marketing bullshit a mile away, so checks out the new RCA WiFi Free Energy Harvesting “Airnergy” device with some back of the envelope calculations. Marketing bullshit or can it actually work?
Can you really charge your smartphone with Wifi Energy?
Watch the RCA video here:
Dave goes Back to the Future and talks about how he got started in electronics.
(The 9min abridged version, for those with shorter attention spans only!)
(I recommend you view the full 15min version here, it’s the same but with extra bits):
Dave cuts lose on the idiots behind Australia’s proposed Mandatory Internet Filter, and calls everyone to arms to stop this madness before Continue reading The Australian Mandatory Internet Filter Folly (abridged edition)
Dave cuts lose on the idiots behind Australia’s proposed Mandatory Internet Filter, and calls everyone to arms to stop this madness before it’s too late.
(My regular viewers may want to skip this, it’s not electronics related, it’s an Australian specific social commentary rant)
If you think this rant is too long, Continue reading The Australian Mandatory Internet Filter Folly
Dave tangles with Murphy’s Law and Microchip silicon bugs with his latest project.
Welcome to the Arcade Repair Tips Video Series! In this video, Tim Peterson talks about how to check diodes on an arcade monitor that continuously blows fuses. For more information, please visit our website at www.arcaderepairtips.com and please watch for more videos in the Arcade Repair Tips Video Series! Thanks Continue reading Arcade Repair Tips – Checking Diodes On An Arcade Monitor
I attached an LED light to my crystal radio and it worked surprisingly well..
I found the Schematic for this Crystal Radio on Jim McNutt’s web site. It was called the Pixie 2 His web site is http://www.wa6otp.com/
At a later point I flew my kite with wire to Continue reading Electricity from the air Crystal Radio
Dave cuts loose on his Panasonic Plasma TV set that failed, yet still manages to give it the thumbs up after the teardown.
After countless requests, Dave finally takes you on a guided behind the scenes tour of the EEVblog electronics lab.
http://www.tvrepairinfo.com/ This video shows the phase shift difference between the input and output side of a transformer, and how the size of the load on your secondary alters the phase shift difference between the primary.