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Freeing Smart Devices With Tasmota

Freeing Smart Devices With Tasmota

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I have a load of smart devices in my house that all have ESP8266 microcontrollers inside them. They all work with the Tuya SmartLife app on my phone, and the Tuya integration in HomeAssistant.

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Atari St Mouse - How's it work anyway?

Atari St Mouse - How's it work anyway?

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Meet the world’s worse mouse design ever. The Atari ST mouse. Amiga owners liked their tank mice, we ST owners didn’t like ours. It was square, uncomfortable and prone to breaking quite easily.

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Upgrading My Atari ST to 4MB

Upgrading My Atari ST to 4MB

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One of the first upgrades I ever got for my ST was a RAM upgrade to take it from the stock 512KB to 1MB. The one I got was the Marpet XTra RAM Deluxe board as I quite liked the idea of being able to add more RAM in the future.

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Tired Psu Repair My Atari 520STFM

Tired Psu Repair My Atari 520STFM

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This isn’t an instructional video, if you try this yourself be careful and don’t touch anything while the PSU is plugged in. It’s connected to the mains, and we all know touching live wiring is bad.

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Tecknet Mechanical Keyboard Repair

Tecknet Mechanical Keyboard Repair

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I wanted a mechanical keyboard with Windows keys. I have an IBM Model M keyboard, but its lack of Windows keys makes using Windows 10 more annoying than it should be.

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Unopened Decade My Atari 520STFM

Unopened Decade My Atari 520STFM

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Come with me for a nostalgic trip around my Atari ST that I had has a child that has been sat unopened for the past 10 years.

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3d Printer Extreme Teardown

3d Printer Extreme Teardown

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I’ve bought a new 3D printer, I thought it’d be fun to take the old one apart! Anatomy of a 3D printer There’s quite a lot of useful things inside a 3D printer, especially one that came as a kit and is full of standard parts.

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Bbc Micro Mega Upgrade

Bbc Micro Mega Upgrade

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I had a simple ambition of running DOS on my BBC Micro by using a Raspberry Pi Zero as a co-processor. This turned into the project that would never end!

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Switch Joycon Drift Repair

Switch Joycon Drift Repair

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Hello! I’m going to show you how to replace a faulty thumbstick in a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con. This will fix the joy-con drift that can develop over time.

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Esd Safe Soldering Station Hack

Esd Safe Soldering Station Hack

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So my £20 Grandma Shark(!) soldering station does work, and seems adequate for my needs. The only thing I see is the iron’s tip isn’t connected to ground, meaning it’s not ESD safe.

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