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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:08 PM
    This is the smallest, lightest laptop I've had in ages. The previous recordholder was a ThinkPad X-series many years ago with a 12.1" screen. This...
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  • Tea's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:07 PM
    Tea replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    We wound up getting a couple of Zebralamps, selecting therm rather than several others for reasons now forgotten. Belinda is happy with hers. ...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Tannin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    Tannin replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    It seems that I forgot to update this thread, and in particular to thank Stereodude. My apologies.
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    I haven't really seriously tried to use it for anything. I've just played around with it for a few minutes.
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • sedrosken's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 11:21 PM
    sedrosken replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    The latest stable (in fact, the one they *recommend*) is 18.5.1. Latest "optional" is 18.7.1 at the time of writing. I am stuck on 17.3.3.
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  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 08:30 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    Are you satisfied with the intensity after it has dropped to high and then drops a bit more after it heats up? Due to the lithium and my travel...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 08:15 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    Yes, I have one in neutral white.
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 04:58 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    That could be very nice for some other purposes, but it is double the weight. The turbo mode is only good for 3 minutes, but even at half power the...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 04:36 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    This would be my choice for a compact thrower. It's a little bigger, but much more suited for the task. ...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 04:17 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    Maximum reach (>30,000 cd) and minimum size and weight for a single 18650 light. The criteria previously included USB rechargeability. I don't see...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 03:44 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    I can think of better lights, but I have no idea what your criteria are, so maybe you're right.
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 01:40 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    I was thinking that it would eventually replace the TS-831X, which has the original 1.4GHz Annapurna CPU (not the 1.7GHz Amazon one). From what I...
    453 replies | 71265 view(s)
  • Handruin's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 01:22 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    That's tough to quantify my thoughts on that NAS without knowing your use cases. From the little information I can find, the pricing at $1500...
    453 replies | 71265 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 12:57 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    There is no wiring and I don't want to make any infrastructure changes now. My job changed this year and I think next year the organization's role...
    453 replies | 71265 view(s)
  • Handruin's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 12:43 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    You can't hot-swap a PCIe adapter. Why not look at one of their 12-bay rack mount units and put it in a basement?
    453 replies | 71265 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 10:28 AM
    LunarMist replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    What exactly is the computer not doing for your purposes using the last stable drivers? What will be lost if you wait for the newer drivers to...
    17315 replies | 1974800 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 10:24 AM
    LunarMist replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    QNAP continues to introduce new models yet many have the stupid 2.5" bays. Since they already have PCIe slots for M.2 adapters, what is the point?...
    453 replies | 71265 view(s)
  • sedrosken's Avatar
    07-15-2018, 08:57 AM
    sedrosken replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Honestly my biggest disappointment as usual with this Radeon is the drivers. :shaking: I'm stuck on 17.3.3 as it's the latest that, y'know, works...
    17315 replies | 1974800 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 11:57 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    Yeah, there must be no room for a switching charger. The current stays about 0.75A, which is not great, but faster than some flashlights internal...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 11:31 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    I'm sure it just uses linear regulation using the battery as the heatsink for the extra power to be dissipated in.
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 10:35 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    It looks small enough that there should be an f/4 or a 600.
    3870 replies | 404809 view(s)
  • snowhiker's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 10:31 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    Pics of the 500/5.6 PF at the Nikon World Cup party. It looks tiny for a 500mm lens. I really hope the price is under the $4k mark, instead of the...
    3870 replies | 404809 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 08:35 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    The tip gets quite hot. Judging by the Ah it is using a resistive method for charging, so the efficiency is not good. I have doubts how reliable...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 08:03 AM
    Maybe they've just figured out your a dirty old man. :rofl:
    16 replies | 314 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 01:38 AM
    Are the Koreans after you too? Lately I also receive an excessive number of ads for hygiene products for no apparent reason.
    16 replies | 314 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 01:17 AM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    :scratch: This thread has major Gremlins. I have many chargers, but that is extra bulk and weight. I have favored lights with USB charging over...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • Stereodude's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 12:50 AM
    Stereodude replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    Unsurprisingly your link doesn't work. I don't see the appeal of those batteries myself. I have chargers that I trust way more than a super cheap...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-13-2018, 11:11 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    No, that it not what they mean. :(
    17315 replies | 1974800 view(s)
  • LunarMist's Avatar
    07-13-2018, 10:38 PM
    LunarMist replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    I have replaced several of the 18650 cells with the new USB rechargeables. I'm not sure if anyone else uses them, but the batteries are longer than...
    297 replies | 50778 view(s)
  • time's Avatar
    07-13-2018, 09:54 PM
    time replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Are you pregnant? If the somebody is a doctor who is looking at your blood test results, the advice makes sense. Otherwise it's just more popular...
    17315 replies | 1974800 view(s)
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