Posts Tagged ‘plain insane’

The trackball thing progresses

The trackball thing progresses

So I soldered and cut a bit and believe or not, this picture shows an operating device!

The front of the PCB with the mouse buttons and one of the sensitivity buttons has been cut off. Those buttons have to be glued in position and wired manually. You see them lying in the left of the mouse’s PCB in the base …..

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Getting up the hard way

Getting up the hard way

Nothing is easy for me with sleep. I don’t fall asleep easily, at least not in bed, and getting up is even worse. Very often even this old, purely mechanical and two decades old companion does not do the job properly:

Biggest problem here is the limited ringtime. You just know it’s going to be over after half a minute, hold …..

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Resoldering BGA chips at home – on a tight budget

Resoldering BGA chips at home - on a tight budget

I’m rather sure most of you won’t believe this without having seen it, but I am not the first to try something absolutely ridiculous to handle such problems. In fact I got the idea from a video I saw some time ago, might have been on hackaday even. The HP TX 1000 has a common problem with its GPU that …..

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