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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    Those are cool. I didn't realize there were RGBW neopixels now. On the clock front it wouldn't have to be limited to being a clock since it's a...
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  • Handruin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:26 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I bought one of these Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix - 64 RGBW - Natural - ~4500K to play with but haven't had the time to mess with it yet. No where...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:19 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I think a nice geeky clock could be made with RGB LED matrix panels also. Like this one. I should note they're much cheaper to buy on AliExpress. ...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:22 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    These nixie tubes are amazing and look like finely crafted pieced of art, but it's almost $1k for a set of 6. If you're going in, you might as well...
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  • fb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:20 PM
    fb replied to a thread Audio Equipment in Pub & Brewery
    There"s no shortcut to the perfect sound ;) The basic function is to get great sound, if you can't get that, every other function is a waste. But it...
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  • Handruin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:52 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    Oh I agree; the Lixie displays are not an exact replacement for the Nixie tubes but they're interesting to play with on their own. I haven't seen...
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  • Handruin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Audio Equipment in Pub & Brewery
    Bro...the price tag alone is far too large for my economic dimensions. What's with this 4000 ($5200 USD) price tag!? I enjoy your spirit here but...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I saw those yesterday also. They're still a little pricey and they don't quite have the same retro vibe to them as Nixie tubes.
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  • fb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:32 PM
    fb replied to a thread Audio Equipment in Pub & Brewery
    Linn to the rescue (as always). ;O) 35 x 35 x 11.3 cm desk space, modular design, up to 5.1 channels. ...
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  • Handruin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:12 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I don't know if this would work for your project but the Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 Breakout has a WiFi built in and maybe you could set it up to do...
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  • Handruin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:08 PM
    Handruin replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I don't have one but I've followed various website describing projects with them. There is a person who was working on an alternative due to the...
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  • Will Rickards's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:20 AM
    Saturday, I bought the Moto E5 Plus. Screen is bright, phone is big, almost too tall actually, performance is great, camera seems decent. No...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:37 AM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    A lot of them seem to use an Arduino in which case it seems like it shouldn't be too hard to connect a ESP8266 and simply have it use NTP (assuming...
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  • jtr1962's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:26 AM
    jtr1962 replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I've known about them for ages. I easily have the capability to design and make one, including programming the microcontroller. Right now it's on my...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 11:08 PM
    Stereodude replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    I'm not sure I follow you on the cleaning part. You'd have to dust it like anything else.
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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 10:17 PM
    ...and still no PoE. If there was something appropriate I'd be there by now.
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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 10:16 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    Way late? I had to Google it. And it looks like a nightmare to clean.
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 05:43 PM
    Stereodude started a thread Nixie Clocks in Pub & Brewery
    So who here has a Nixie clock? I realize I'm way late to the party, but I kind of want one.
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 04:49 PM
    $59 each... :rofl: And the Wifi and Ethernet is handled by the 400MHz Atheros AR9331 WiFi SoC, 64MB of DDR2 RAM, and 16MB of flash. Not exactly a...
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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 04:35 PM
    I have several Arduino Yun Rev 2 boards coming for a different project, should be here Monday. Could do a poe breakout, but don't need it for this...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 03:23 PM
    I would expect that running a TCP/IP stack is beyond the scope of Arduino class hardware. There's a somewhat similar RPi Zero W solution I was first...
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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 02:09 PM
    I've been looking for a good PoE (802.3af) Arduino for similar things. I prefer wired, and not having individual bricks to stuff. Other than that I...
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 01:51 PM
    So I had the bright idea :idea: to setup a mesh network of wireless thermometers in my house using Arduinos (or clones) and RFM69 915MHz wireless...
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  • sechs's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 01:05 PM
    sechs replied to a thread Curved Ultrawide Monitors in Computers
    I'm going to miss my 16:10 HP monitor when I replace it....
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  • sechs's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 12:29 PM
    sechs replied to a thread Hardware Hacking in News
    No security is unbreakable. We can only try to make it so difficult as to not be worthwhile. And the weakest link in any security scheme are the...
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  • sechs's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 12:25 PM
    When I worked QA on phone apps, we used to just get into the elevator and go down.
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  • Stereodude's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 06:50 AM
    Personally, I find the phone isn't so useful after putting it in a Faraday cage. YMMV...
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  • jtr1962's Avatar
    10-21-2018, 05:11 AM
    That's fine if you either have 20/20 vision, or don't mind corrective lenses, plus you have the desk space to move your monitor back. None of those...
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  • LunarMist's Avatar
    10-20-2018, 01:51 PM
    My phone locked up and I had to remove the cell. Now it starts and apparently shuts down after the bios screen. I'm traveling and thought it might...
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  • ddrueding's Avatar
    10-20-2018, 12:58 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    As mentioned about 5 posts up, it doesn't need to be bigger. Having the open space below helps me feed cooler air to the GPU, which helps the oc.
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