Author Archives: A. Cicuta

It is a bit sad…

… when you eagerly wait for a mail from a cron job to tell you that a machine you could usually reach at least once a week but that now, given the situation, is away from your reach, is still … Continue reading

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Waterblock sanding

Materials: grit 800 wet sanding paper water elbow grease time Before After A.C.

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AD584JH chinese voltage reference board

I bought some time ago a cheap AD584JH voltage reference board from the usual online auction site. It is a couple of weeks that the board is powered on and measured by my HP3456A while the temperature of the room … Continue reading

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Re-streaming an ONVIF IP camera stream with ffmpeg and VLC

I had to test work done on an ONVIF IP camera and so I needed a way to see whatever the camera was streaming. The first catch was that I couldn’t use any software that worked with the camera mainly … Continue reading

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Happy 2020!

Happy New Year to everybody. The last nice round year is another year nearer. There is hope I’ll see it, a real privilege as the last one was a long bit ago while the one after the next one is … Continue reading

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Solartron 7150 added to the stack

Now the trio of my 5.5 digits or better DMMs is working and logging which means I am out of IEEE 488 cables which means I ordered two more as there is a lot of my equipment that is really asking … Continue reading

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HP 3456A & HP 3457A

I am not dead yet, just very tired. This photo is just to show that something is happening on the DMM side of things. As soon as possible, I want to write about linux-gpib, DMM and logging. A.C.

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HP 5300A/5302A

This basic counter came with a lot of equipment I purchased some time ago. I didn’t need another counter but I wasn’t going to complain of getting another piece of test equipment. Anyway, when I turned it on it didn’t … Continue reading

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HP/Compaq 2510p: changed DC power connector

I rather like my HP/Compaq 2510p so I have been really displeased when the laptop suddendly powered off even if it was attached to its power supply. The fact that I recently bought a new battery for it only added … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2018

Like I wrote in the title, Merry Chirstmas 2018. A.Cicuta

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