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Triple Teardown Tardiness — Long Forgotten Boxes Of Stuff

Moving == carrying heavy boxes, lots of them. Suboptimal. Getting rid of stuff is imperative! If You’re so inclined, You’ll find sloppy teardowns of 3 devices below. Mostly images and a bit of video footage at the end.

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The worst Android tablet — A quick teardown

Expectations. When buying a cheap device, I don’t expect a display with “Retina” quality, but it should still be usable and not something the engineers who designed it have to be ashamed about. It shouldn’t be a piece of shit … Continue reading

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Spontaneous LED bulb teardown — OSRAM AA66588 [10W]

Yes, yet another power-supply failure!

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Status lamp on the loose — Partial oven teardown

ARGH! I can’t be having with that! I do hope this lamp is a low voltage one…

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ISML killed 1st power supply — short autopsy

Last night I experienced a slight audible annoyance, coming from the #ISML power supply (5V-3A). Shortly thereafter the light literally went out, permanently. I noticed a very faint smell of burnt electronics, but delayed the autopsy until today.

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Throwing out old trash — impromptu tear-down

Everything must go! What a good excuse to “Take it apart!” ;-)

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Spontaneous LED bulb teardown — Filamented LED light bulb

I finally was in the mood to tear down one of these filamented LED bulbs.

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Spontaneous LED bulb teardown — IKEA 200lm candle #2

Not too long ago one of these darn IKEA LED lamps (200lm, 4.3W) broke down after very mild usage. Well… it has happened again! When I went into my bathroom one or two hours ago, I thought I was going … Continue reading

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Spontaneous LED bulb teardown — IKEA 200lm candle

It has happened again! After about 2 years of very mild usage (bathroom mirror light), an average on-time of about 5-10 minutes per day, yet another of my many IKEA LED lamps has died. This time it was a 4.3W … Continue reading

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Sunday Teardown — Soy-milk maker

First a word of warning: Stay clear of any soy products. They can seriously fuck up your health. You don’t want to go down that road. I’m proud to say that by means of this here tear-down, I’ve transformed this … Continue reading

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Spontaneous LED bulb teardown — IKEA ledare 400lm

I bought this LED bulb about 21 months ago for €11.99. I liked it!

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Photoelectric smoke detector — teardown

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YOUYUE 858D+ hotair station — teardown

This device seems to be a clone of several other branded ones out there. The Atten / Aoyue 858 come to mind ;-) I bought it on ebay for 38€ delivered.

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Weller WMRP RT3 — teardown

As I told you in the previous post, the tip has had it. The plating has eroded away, which makes the tip unusable. Sadly there’s no way to replace just the tip, the perfectly healthy heater has to be trashed … Continue reading

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Weller WSM 1 — teardown

The power supply is just the usual laptop-brick, so nothing noteworthy there. And there’s really not much inside either.

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Counting Piggy Bank — teardown

Just a short post with some images showing the innards of a Counting Piggy Bank.

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