Tag: DIY

Why mechanical keyboards -keyboard sizes

Before I got into mechanical keyboards, I thought keyboards come in at most two sizes, the keyboard like the one in every laptop and the “bigger ones” with a number pad and other things. Now I know that there are way more than that. Other than that, they are not only come with the most…
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Why Mechanical keyboards

The main difference between mechanical and a prebuilt keyboard that comes with your computer is probably the switches. These switches are made of several moving parts when you press the key, the two metal contacts connect, registering your keypress to the keyboard’s circuitry. the circuitry is called a PCB (printed circuit board) PCBs are used…
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DIY DoorCam – Raspberry Pi

For those who saw the “Ring Video Doorbell” and didn’t want Amazon tracking your coming-and-going, your neighbors coming-and-going, etc, You can set up a system like this yourself. The fastest and easiest setup involves flashing an SD card with a special “img” file, plugging everything in (the camera, the SD card, the raspberry pi) and…
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Note the dirt on one of the IR sensors

Tear Down Videos

Technology needs maintenance. Parts wear out, and dust builds up. This is especially true for laptops. Most people don’t dare think about opening up their laptop, for fear of damaging components. But there exists resources to help complete beginners disassemble everything from toasters to smart phones, and those are “Tear Down” videos. Try this out:…
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