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EEVblog #1169 – TI 1972 Computer Interfacing


How did you connect to a time sharing computer in 1972? Teardown of the Texas Instruments TI Silent 700 model 745 terminal with acoustic coupler modem. Forum HERE


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EEVblog #1168 – Dumpster Diving UPS


Dave scores a HP R1500 G3 rack mount Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from the dumpster. Teardown time! Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1168-dumpster-diving-ups/


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EEVblog #1167 – Let’s Talk About Patents


A quick chat about Innovation Patents vs Invention Patents for another video quickly turned into 30 minutes of general talk about patents, the patent system, patent applications, patent attorneys, over-unity free-energy quackery,


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EEVblog #1165 – Cypres Parachute Safety AAD Teardown


DejaVu. Dave revisits the new generation Cypres 2 parachute Automatic Activation Device and tears it down. A safety device that automatically activates your parachute at a pre-set altitude. It has saved over 4000 lives to date. Forum HERE


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EEVblog #1166 – Amazing 1980’s Touch Screen Calculator Watch!


A dual layer touch screen calculator watch in 1983? Amazing! Teardown of the rather obscure Casio TC-500 Forum HERE


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EEVblog #1164 – Xbox Engineering Baptism Of Fire


A retro look at the 2005 Xbox 14 million unit power cord replacement issue and a teardown and analysis of the supplied protection device from Microsoft. Some interesting engineering lessons to be learned. UPDATE: Apparently what this is an “Arc Fault C...


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EEVblog #1163 – Xmas Mailbag


Xmas Mailbag SPOILERS: Mand Labs electronics learning kit: (yes, 27 minutes of it) 27:08 Petzl climbing harness 33:20 RC2014 home brew DIY Z80 computer kit on Tindie 39:00 Custom test leads 40:40 Aircraft 121.


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EEVblog #1162 – Little British Monitors


Review and teardown of Little British Monitors, a small compact bluetooth monitor available as a kit on Kickstarter Forum HERE


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EEVblog #1161- Automated Coffee Machine Dumpster Teardown


Teardown Tuesday-ish random dumpster dive! What parts can we salvage from and automated coffee machine? and how does it work? Forum HERE


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EEVblog #1159 – World’s Most Precise Pocket Calculator


One item mailbag! A look at the Swissmicro DM42, the world’s most precise pocket calculator. A clone and improvement of the famous HP42S, with open source firmware based on the Free42 platform. https://www.swissmicros.com/dm42.phphttp://thomasokken.


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