Quick and Clean audio switching

Quick and Clean audio switching

After needing getting to a point of upgrading my main rigs to a ultrawide screen and going between PC and Mac I came into the strange need to have a way to switch the 3.5mm audio out to run into my desktop speakers. I tried using the speaker/audio out from my monitor...

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Building a proper NAS

Building a proper NAS

This was one of the longest running projects that I have had running. Since forever I have tried to get a proper media storage solution working. It first started with when I had the 4 bay DroboProFS. It was good for years but always had some gotcha's. It was tethered...

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Building the most modern Windows 98 PC

Building the most modern Windows 98 PC

This was one of the most frustrating projects that I have done do date. It took me right back to those painful days of installing drivers, blue screens, crashes, hardware incompatibilities and re-installs. I don't think I have installed any OS more than Windows 98. On...

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My Dream Dual boot Windows XP / Windows 10 PC

My Dream Dual boot Windows XP / Windows 10 PC

This project turned out to be one of the longest running projects I had for a long time. With part failures, changes and upgrades it just never seemed to be done. Well I finally finished it up and it is going to stay this way now ( except I need to now replace...

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DroboProFS – the quietening

DroboProFS – the quietening

After working with an 8 bay Drobo NAS at my old work and being impressed at how reliable it was, I picked up one on eBay cheap and got it shipped over. Loaded it with 4 Seagate 1TB drives and....it was noisy as shit. Pulling it apart I instantly ripped it apart and...

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Cheap and dirty test bench

Cheap and dirty test bench

If you ever need a testing rig, rip apart an old PC case and build one. When I was looking at building some "ultimate" rigs based on each era 'Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 7' I had a lot of parts sitting around that I needed to test together, test if they worked at...

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